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From surfboards to cemeteries, via a nibble on a pintxos or three, we select the best activities ...
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Fire-wielding men dressed as the devil chase Gavin Haines through the streets of Palma de Mallorca. ...
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Facing budget cuts and a shift in cultural identity, is it curtains for Le Panier’s raucous street...
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Decades of violence saw Medellín ranked as the world’s most dangerous place, but now Colombia’s...
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From bubbling mud volcanoes to revolving sky bars, we seek out some of the more surprising highlight...
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10 years after the Danish government began ‘normalising’ Christiania, Alex Fahey heads to Copenh...
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With Egypt unveiling plans to construct a brand new capital east of Cairo, we talk to city planners ...
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We sent Lillian Marx to San Francisco, smartphone in hand, to see how technology is transforming the...
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Ahead of the inaugural 2015 European Games in Azerbaijan, Jack Palfrey goes in search of an authenti...
Snake charmers, magic potions and hidden palaces: Marrakech brings the most outlandish travellers' tales to life.
With rows of skyscrapers lining the Sheikh Zayed road, multiple mega malls and many multi-million pound offshore developments, Dubai may look like a t...
Germany's fifth largest city, Frankfurt am Main is the nation's economic powerhouse, as well as being a highly regarded cultural centre.
Fair Verona was the setting for Shakespeare’s legendary tale between star-crossed lovers Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. As usual, the Bard got i...
Often dubbed the ‘Venice of the North’, the photogenic waterways and fairytale architecture make Bruges one of the prettiest cities in Europe.
Boasting stunning modern architecture, world-class restaurants and cutting edge design, Copenhagen has much to offer visitors.
Boasting a superb setting, tumbling down from the hills above the banks of the River Tagus, Lisbon is a picturesque, cosmopolitan city that blends mod...
Renowned for its frenetic pace, ever on the edge of invention, New York City’s creativity includes venerated restaurants, chic nightspots, cutting-e...
Among the most dynamic and vibrant spots in the region, Havana pulsates with all the art, music, tropical sensuality and bustle that befits the larges...
Barcelona is the city of Gaudi and the ultimate Olympic success story that consistently ranks high on lists of top travel destinations. The 1992 Olymp...
Although it’s several more miles before the mighty Elbe empties itself into the North Sea, Hamburg has all the atmosphere and attributes of a busy h...
Zurich labours under the misconception that it is nothing more than a sterile banking city - don't believe a word of it.

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