The traditional Irish pub is now an endangered species, with one closing almost every day. Turtle Bunbury went on a pub crawl around all 32 counties in search of the best Continue reading…
Arriving in Fes, the only medieval Arab city that is still absolutely intact, is like being catapulted back in time. Tahir Shah is spellbound
Abdul-Lateef sits in the shade at the front of his shop, a glint in his eye and a week’s growth of beard on his cheeks. With care, he weighs out half a dozen dried chameleons, wraps them in a twist of newspaper, and passes the packet to a young woman dressed in black.
“She will give birth to a handsome boy child,” says the shopkeeper when the woman has gone.