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Vast, vibrant and diverse, London can be overwhelming. Take a more creative approach to your trip and you'll reap rich rewards.
For some, it's the prestige; for others, the desire to help people. Whatever the underlying motivation, thousands each year decide to embark on training to enter the field of medicine in the Czech Republic.
Judging from the graffiti covering its buildings, Prague already has a fair share of would-be street artists. Most arm themselves with aerosol cans - or they did, that is, until the arrival of the Guerilla Knitters.
There are plenty of great restaurants in Prague offering meat-free fare without an alfalfa sprout in sight.
Samos is an island of contrasts where you can avoid the package holiday herd and discover the real Greece without skimping on luxury.
What's the right way to pocket a business card in China? Could a difference in communication styles mean what looks like a yes from your foreign counterpart is actually a no? What might be the pitfalls of introducing a democratic management style in a Czech working environment?
Stalin Ate My Homework tells the tale of the British comic Alexei Sayle's unconventional upbringing. The good news is, unlike many celebrity memoirs, this book is actually quite enjoyable.