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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...
Shimmering skyscrapers and colourful heritage homes, culturally diverse neighbourhoods crammed with indie stores, cool eateries and nanobreweries, kay...
Backdropped by the hulking Mount Esja and perched on the southern shores of Faxaflói Bay, nature is never far away in Reykjavik.
Dramatically ringed by the Balkan Mountains to the north and the Vitosha Mountains to the south, Sofia stands on an open plain 550m (1,804ft) above se...
It might be nicknamed La Serenissima (the most serene) but there’s little that could be described as calm about Venice. Home to some of the most ico...
Fascinating, thought-provoking and more than a little bizarre, Qatar’s capital Doha combines desert landscapes with a futuristic skyline and more mo...
Hedged in by a perimeter of eucalyptus-packed Park Lands, Adelaide salivates the palates of food travellers, festival-loving partygoers and free-spiri...
Naples is a city of limitless excitement and compelling contradictions. Difficult to define yet impossible to ignore, it is a classic city of the Medi...
Boasting stunning modern architecture, world-class restaurants and cutting edge design, Copenhagen has much to offer visitors.
Dublin has it all: a charming mix of medieval, Georgian and modern architecture, fascinating history, a legendary literary tradition, plus all the cos...
With its towering cathedral, honey stone streets and a munificence of tapas bars, Palma de Mallorca might be small but it’s certainly not boring.
Johannesburg (Jo'burg or Jozi to the locals) is South Africa's largest urban space and the economic powerhouse of sub-Saharan Africa. It's a vibrant, ...
Stretching almost 25km (15.5 miles) along the Omani coastline, Muscat is a taste of real Arabia, and despite a recent Dubai-style building blitz, it...

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