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Philip Game

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Recent and archived articles by Philip Game

19 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Georgia on my mind

A taste of Europe’s Caucasus region, sandwiched between the Black and the Caspian Seas, leaves this writer hankering for more.

Serene: Horses grazing in Ushguli, Georgia, Europe’s highest inhabited village.
2 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sojourn in Slovenia

A tantalising taste of this often-overlooked corner of Central Europe leaves the writer hankering for more.

3 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Sleuthing Botswana

If South Africa seems a little too familiar and maybe a bit too dangerous, then head over to neighbouring Botswana, where big games and Precious Ramotswe, founder of the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency and literary creation of McCall Smith, await.

5 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Lotus in the desert

For a week each year, the little town of Pushkar in India's state of Rajasthan comes alive to host the world's largest camel fair.

1 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Magical Istanbul

Istanbul, a city that spans two continents, brims with history and charming street life.

7 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

A Brisbane break

Say Brisbane, Queensland, and people immediately think Gold Coast, but there's

2 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Diverse and beautiful Taiwan

Taiwan is located in a seismically active area, which rather aptly sums up this quintessentially Chinese country's relationship with the motherland across the straits.

31 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Discover the natural wonders of Kamchatka

Only a select few experience the natural wonders of Kamchatka on Russia's eastern extremity.

5 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

On Mae Sai time

Standard time in Kengtung, Myanmar is half-an-hour behind Thailand but sometimes it feels like the whole country is really half a century behind.

24 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Scenic Rim serenity

A scant hour or two from Brisbane are two boutique resorts set amidst farmland and nature reserves that are ideal for city dwellers to recharge their batteries.

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