Jonathan Crocker

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Travel: Eva Mendes

Posted by Jonathan On June - 6 - 2009

eva_mendesThe Hollywood scorcher tells us why Cubans are so hot, who she loves to travel with and the one thing she’ll never leave home without..

1. “I’m really looking forward to when a movie takes me to Italy. I’m a big Antonioni fan and a big Italian cinema fan. L’Avventura is one of my favourite movies, so if I can just be on an island in Ischia or Capri or something. Hopefully I won’t get lost though!” Read the rest of this entry »

Travel: Indonesia In Style

Posted by Jonathan On April - 26 - 2009

indonesiaRucksacks burning your shoulders, bumpy roads jarring your knees, sweat pouring… That’s one way to explore the tropical paradise of Indonesia. That’s traveling. White sails, blue water, freedom, escape, indulgence… That’s traveling by chartered yacht. Cruising the stunning Indonesian coast, these amazing vessels take adventure travel to a new level. Read the rest of this entry »

Travel: Muscles From Brussels

Posted by Jonathan On April - 6 - 2009

affligemBelgium’s favourite son, Jean-Claude Van Damme, remembers where it all began…

“They call me ‘The Muscles From Brussels’,” smiles Jean-Claude Van Damme, almost coyly. “But really, I am just a normal man from Belgium, who once was skinny like a toothpick, reading comic books and dreaming of being a star.” Read the rest of this entry »

Travel: Wakeboarding’s punk heroine hits Russia

Posted by Jonathan On September - 17 - 2008

wakeboarding2Discovering the punk heroine of cable-wakeboarding in deepest, darkest Russia…

The Black Sea stinks. That effluent-honk wafts out of the green algae that sludges the water like an oil spill, thick and gooey. Along the beachside stretch in the Russian town of Anapa, men shovel the stuff into sopping piles on the sand. It’s like a bad joke: the algae is endless. Then comes the good joke: elderly Russian women slapping handfuls onto their legs for its rumoured restorative qualities. Read the rest of this entry »


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Jonathan is a London-based journalist, critic and editor. He currently works for data visualisation agency Beyond Words.



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