10 best places to learn to surf
Ever wanted to surf but worried where you could learn? From Cornwall to Australia we cover the ten best places around the world
Tony Hiss on Deep Travel
After a trip there is a normal process of memory collapse—but memories are not actually lost, merely filed. Deep Travel memories can in fact be retrieved quite easily, often by simply asking yourself a question about some aspect of a day or a moment that seemed flooded with meaning. How did the air feel when we got out of the car after that long drive to X? What were the first sounds we heard that...
The Hawaii of Korea
After a day spent diving for abalone and fish off Jeju Island, Kwack Duck-ja often walks onto the beach to find a crowd waiting. Ms. Kwack, 73, belongs to a band of hardy local women—many of whom are in their 60s and 70s—who make their living diving. They are also one of the attractions of what is by far South Korea’s most popular tourist destination.
Mongolia: Riding Across the Steppe
Welcome to Mongolia, the land of the horse. Today, in a country roughly the size of western Europe, its 2.8 million population live alongside 20 million horses. Genghis Khan, the ruler who established the mighty Mongol Empire between 1206 and 1227, was quick to spot the potential in this valuable resource. The great warrior established relays that linked the Caspian to the Sea of Japan in less...