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Look, we couldn't knowingly send you to Temple Bar. Instead, local rapscallion James Hendicott drags...
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From surfboards to cemeteries, via a nibble on a pintxos or three, we select the best ac...
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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...
Also known as the Lion City, the confident and dynamic city-state of Singapore surprises many visitors with its striking blend of Asian cultures, ethn...
As beacons of tourism since the dawn of history, both Egypt and its capital possess an enduring appeal that hardly needs explaining.  
Germany's fifth largest city, Frankfurt am Main is the nation's economic powerhouse, as well as being a highly regarded cultural centre.
The writer Somerset Maugham once famously mused that the French Riviera was a ‘sunny place for shady people,' and bold and brashy Nice does its best...
With much of its city wall and many of its powerful gates still intact, Toledo has changed little in appearance since El Greco painted its higgledy-pi...
Madrid is the regal Spanish capital, a financial and political core.
Jakarta, the sprawling, smoggy capital of Indonesia, will frustrate, entice, aggravate and beguile - few places in this part of Asia are as challengin...
Built on multiculturalism, revolution and a Mediterranean climate, Marseille is one of Europe’s most intriguing metropolises.
Known as the Gateway to the Fjords, Norway's second city, Bergen, is also one of its most attractive.
Málaga is an overlooked gem; this lively, enticing city is the birthplace of Picasso, offers an excellent tapas scene, great beaches and noble histor...
A short hop from the Costa Blanca resorts and the capital Madrid, Valencia has become one of the hippest travel destinations in Spain, and one of the ...
First-time visitors never fail to be surprised by Montreal; French-speaking with grand old buildings and a European vibe, it sits apart from other Nor...

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