TRAVEL: The land of the rising sun – our Ocelot editor goes to Japan

Japan is a strange and wonderful place. It’s only half a day’s flight away but it’s like you’re travelling to an alien planet where every...

Lonely Planet author shares his experiences of tight scrapes in far flung places

Travel journalist & Lonely Planet author Richard Waters shares his top three brushes with mortality over 15 years’ travel writing. "There are two absolutes I...

What’s the deal with Deja Vu? Like, what’s the deal with… Deja Vu?

I may have written about this before - so forgive me if I repeat myself. Deja vu, the uncanny experience of having already experienced the...

Salisbury: a fusion of ancient and modern

Situated in southern England’s rural heartland, medieval Salisbury is the perfect fusion of ancient and modern. The city lies at the confluence of five rivers...

Travel writing workshop – learn how to sell your story

Budding travel writers will have the opportunity to learn the ropes at a one-day workshop. The all-day event, run by award winning writer Richard Waters...

TRAVEL: Our Editor takes a trip to Krakow, Poland

I’m lying in the middle of the street. In pain. I had just crossed the road and forgotten that Krakow has tram lines in the...

INTERVIEW: The man who cut the rope

‘Touching the Void’s Simon Yates speaks to Ben Fitzgerald about the split decision that  both saved his life and propelled him into the spotlight... It...

Travel: The Ocelot goes abroad to New York

I’ve been to New York hundreds of times… in my head. When you start looking, it’s everywhere. Whether it’s Woody Allen walking through Greenwich Village...

Ben Fitzgerald reveals all about getting wild in Wales

It’s become a bit of a tradition among a select group of my friends that we get together at least once a year to...

Ocelot on tour: Where to go and what not to do in Venice

By Tobias Vaughn To look for something better sometimes you have to struggle a little harder, but the viewpoint you reach at the end is...
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