Contributor: Philip Sander

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Word of mouth (November/December 2017)

Issue 148 (November/December 2017) | 0 comments
Why Jean-Michael Basquiat is a posthumous art star, how the Sunset Festival in Trinidad is changing Caribbean dance music, and where to end 2017 with a truly big bang: Paramaribo

An Aegean Sea archipelago diary | Travellers’ Tales

Issue 147 (September/October 2017) | 0 comments
The islands of the Aegean Sea are the original archipelago, which has lent its name to scatterings of islands everywhere else in the world. Under the baking summer sun, Philip Sander explores the Cyclades, from picturesque hill villages to ancient ruins to glistening bays, and feels oddly at home

Word of mouth (September/October 2016)

Issue 141 (September/October 2016) | 0 comments
Caribbean writers star at the Brooklyn Book Festival, a new musical work remembers the Guyanese poet Martin Carter, and Trinidadians anticipate the sweet treats of Divali

Between the Pitons in St Lucia

Issue 141 (September/October 2016) | 0 comments
The resorts and nightlife of St Lucia’s north may be the biggest draw for most tourists. But the island’s more rugged south, and the spectacular peaks of the twin Pitons, attract a different kind of visitor. Philip Sander explains

Suriname: one country, four continents

Issue 140 (July/August 2016) | 0 comments
Imagine a country with a palm-fringed Atlantic coast and an interior of Amazon rainforest, where the cultures of West Africa, India, Java, and Europe meet and mingle, where it seems you can experience four continents in as many days. Come to Suriname and see the whole world

Stories of what-if

Issue 138 (March/April 2016) | 0 comments
Call it sci-fi, speculative fiction, fantasy — it’s one of the world’s most popular genres of storytelling, and a growing wave of Caribbean writers are bringing our voices, culture, and history to tales of mythical pasts and thrilling futures, lost worlds and faraway planets. Philip Sander talks to sci-fi authors Nalo Hopkinson, Tobias Buckell, Karen Lord, and R.S.A. Garcia

Word of mouth (January/February 2016)

Issue 137 (January/February 2016) | 0 comments
T&T’s Carnival Kings and Queens cross the stage, while regional Carnival celebrations across the two islands have all the energy without Port of Spain’s crowds and chaos

A cave of one’s own

Issue 135 (September/October 2015) | 0 comments
Near Turkey’s geographical heart, Cappadocia is a region of dramatic cliffs, gorges, and rock pillars. For centuries locals have excavated cave dwellings and whole underground cities into the rock. Philip Sander goes in search of a cave with a view

Word of mouth (July/August 2015)

Issue 134 (July/August 2015) | 1 comment
Haiti hosts the Caribbean’s biggest arts festival, and a London exhibition celebrates the legacy of John La Rose

Word of mouth (March/April 2015)

Issue 132 (March/April 2015) | 0 comments
The politics behind Trinidad’s Good Friday bobolees, Guyana’s Rupununi Rodeo, and the wrongs and rights of Jamaica Carnival