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Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod is a freelance international journalist covering the world's languages, cultural comparisons, and travel destinations. He worked on the first series of the BBC program QI for Stephen Fry and is an author on languages.
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Kefalonia and her Western Shores, Part 3 of 3

Sure enough, a week later, I was back. Having previously recorded my experience of Kefalonia’s northern niches in Fiscardo and southern shores in Lourdata, I just had to complete my exploration of...

Kefalonia and Her Southern Shores – Part 2 of 3

Within two weeks, I was back! This time to the southern half, beneath her mountainous ridge, her bays of golden sand, and her view of Zante's neighboring island. The water is family-friendly as...

Kefalonia and Her Northern Coves – Part 1 of 3

At the time of writing, for those coming from England, Kefalonia’s one of the few free from Covid quarantine restrictions and still eligible for the ‘travel corridor.’ The island will be familiar to...

Determined to Immerse Myself in Japanese Modernity

I didn’t sadly get to visit the gadgets and gimmicks of Akihabara, famous for its many electronics shops, but I went instead to Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Japan. Here young girls, dressed...

Madeira, The Island of Eternal Spring

What a blessed, fertile, cultured, and cultivated island Madeira is. This 'island of eternal spring' was a 'paradise of naturalists' with its exoticism attracting Thomas Cook and Joseph Banks. It's immensely fertile;...

Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod is a freelance international journalist covering the world's languages, cultural comparisons, and travel destinations. He worked on the first series of the BBC program QI for Stephen Fry and is an author on languages.
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