Caroline Hurry

Sovereign Author. Explorer. Writer, editor, and creative frequency dancer.

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Between a wok and a hard place

Later in a restaurant, with an instrumental version of How Much is that Doggie in the Window tinkling in the background, I  contemplated the communal spread. A steamed frog atop a pile of noodles and a chicken with the head still attached, failed to whet my appetite.

REIGN

Unequal parts memoir, self-revelatory confessional, and Brave New World travelogue, this rollercoaster ride to sovereignty bridges continents, real-life experiences, a few rabbit holes, and a self-revelatory wellspring from which you can manifest anything.

Africa on Foot

Safely ensconced in the open vehicle, we encountered rhino, hippo, and elephants aplenty, but just being in the bush, detached from the rest of squabbling South Africa, was enough to rejuvenate the soul.

Clock Shock

Lapland is Europe’s last wilderness with salmon-stocked lakes and forests filled with brown bears, lynx, foxes, elk and reindeer.

Madikwe Magic

Tau Game Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve brings many unforgettable moments. Whether it’s a giant eagle owl taking flight, hyenas pups romping around their den or wildebeest pronking alongside our vehicle, this really is a place to sit, stare, and wonder.

Advice for the starry-eyed

Back in another space-time continuum, when you could smoke on planes, go clubbing in Hillbrow, and 'knock three times on the ceiling' if you wanted someone, I sent Linda Shaw to an astrologer for her...

Doha Days

Caroline Hurry discovered a brave new world of souks and soaring skylines in the Qatar capital

Egypt’s White Desert

Egypt’s heat hovers like a lovelorn drunk breathing pungent fumes over everyone in its proximity at Ains Soukhna on the Red Sea

Dreaming of Copenhagen

Like a conjurer unveiling ‘wow moments’ with every sweep of his cape, Henrik Thierlein is to Copenhagen what twinkling lights are to Tivoli

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Testosterone Zone

Chan Chan: the largest city in pre-Columbian (pre-Spanish) South America, population of around 50,000, existed between 900AD and around 1500, when the Inca decided to conquer and allow it to decline.

Between a Rock

The Peruvian desert, that includes most of the nation's western flank between the Andes Mountains and Pacific Ocean, is not of any exceptional width, between 100km and 200km. But it is a long land of nigh nothing, a moonscape, running near the length of the country, 3,000km, 10 percent of the nation..

LA Hotel Ups the Heat

Havana Nights brings the rhythms of Cuba to the heart of Los Angeles, breathing in new life with vibrant décor reminiscent of 1950s Havana and a spirited menu in partnership with SelvaRey Rum

Spoof-proof Yourself

Tales from the Cyber Crypt explores the chilling world of 2024 AI cybercrime.

No time to learn French?

Applegate LLC’s new Cheat Sheets help travelers by scrapping the tired old phrasebook formula and replacing it with a simple glossary form.