Karl Griffin

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Bear-watching in Croatia's national parks: holidays beyond the Dalmatian coast

As the air cools in a fir-lined valley east of Croatia's Velebit mountains, the bears of Kuterevo stir to life in the gloaming. Lumbering out from …

Just Back: enlightenment on the Sierra Nevada

The flimsy spoon threatened to snap in his grimy hand as he dug into a tub of chocolate ice cream. A bear-proof canister sat beside him, half packed with energy bars and dehydrated meals. “I think you need new shoes,” I said, staring at his disintegrating trainers.<p>Laughing, he said his name was …

The High Road

The pass of Khardung La lays claim to the title World’s Highest Motorable Road. The sidewinding thoroughfare in the Himalayan mountains of far …

How To Quit Your Job And Travel

Me in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.<p>In April 2012 I was sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon idly researching living in Mexico. I'd been looking to …