Slum Tours – My Shameful Travel Confession

Do slum tours provide tourists with an insight into poverty or are they just disrespectful to those who lives there? James discusses his feelings about his experience in Dharavi.

From Beijing to Moscow: blog entries on the Trans-Siberian Railway

Patrick Noren, in a series of blog entries, documents his fascinating 17-day trip on the Trans-Siberian railway from Beijing to Moscow. During the journey, Patrick lived in a yurt in Mongolia, dipped in Lake Baikal in Eastern Russia, and ate borsch with a communist on a train.