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A year of travelling in review – highlights from 2014


Between us we covered quite some distance this year, making around 250 trips! Here’s a sample of our most memorable experiences and discoveries. Season’s Greetings from all of us in the International Data Research team! Favourite locations visited in 2014 Nick: … Continue reading

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Tokyo – the largest city on the planet!


If you’ve used the Underground system in London you’ll know that it is frowned upon not to stand to one side on the escalator. This is something that first time visitors are often unaware of and I have to say … Continue reading

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Thawing out in Sapporo


When I meet new people and tell them what I do for a living they inevitably end up asking me what my favourite country is that I’ve visited. My stock reply is usually Cambodia but I think this is more … Continue reading

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Who put the S in BRICS?


My flight from the Atlantic city of Cape Town to the Indian Ocean coast took all of two hours and at the end of my taxi ride from the airport I found myself at my hotel, right next to the largest shopping mall in … Continue reading

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