Exclusive extract from 2017 RGS Neville Shulman Challenge Award winner Leon McCarron’s ‘The Land Beyond’
Middle East / Travel

Exclusive extract from 2017 RGS Neville Shulman Challenge Award winner Leon McCarron’s ‘The Land Beyond’

We’re delighted to announce that Leon McCarron has received the 2017 Neville Shulman award, which aims to further the understanding and exploration of the planet: its cultures, peoples and environments, while promoting personal development through the intellectual or physical challenges involved in undertaking the research and/or expedition. To celebrate, we’re running an exclusive extract from McCarron’s … Continue reading

Extract from ‘The Kingdom of Women’ by Choo Waihong
Biography / China / Politics / Travel

Extract from ‘The Kingdom of Women’ by Choo Waihong

  By far the most remarkable tale of the Mosuo tribe is their story of love. Walking marriage is the most talked of, most bandied about narrative to come out of the Mosuo way of life.  Anthropologists and sociologists focus on the phenomenon, writers pen volumes on the subject and documentary filmmakers produce countless episodes … Continue reading