September 15, 2019
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5 great books set in Beijing

Here are five books to help you get into the spirit of Beijing before you visit, or to enjoy as an armchair traveller. Main image by […]
September 5, 2019
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7 great books set in Northern Ireland

Otherworldly geological formations, spectacular surf coast, magical glens and mystical standing stones make the northeastern corner of the Emerald Isle a fascinating place to explore, as […]
July 3, 2019
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Destination: Mongolia

    Blessed with huge horizons from the Gobi Desert to the Altai Mountains, Mongolia is the place for anyone who values a bit of personal […]
June 22, 2019
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Five great books set in Tokyo

  Here are five books set in Tokyo to help you get into the spirit of the city before you visit, or to enjoy as an […]
June 22, 2019
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Top Sight: Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Japan

  Rumoured to be the busiest intersection in the world, Shibuya Crossing, also known as Shibuya Scramble, is like a giant beating heart, sending people in […]
June 8, 2019
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Guide to the Wildflowers of Western Australia

  Western Australia has a vast quantity of wildflower species. Each year, botanists find new species to add to the extensive number already recorded. As early […]
June 2, 2019
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Welcome to the Kumano Kodo: a series of UNESCO-listed pilgrimage routes

  The Kumano Kodo offers a different view of Japan: far removed from the modern cities, this is a world of forested slopes, hidden valleys, waterfalls, […]
May 11, 2019
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Ten great books set in Ireland

  Ireland is best enjoyed slowly. That’s how to really appreciate the haunting Celtic notes of its traditional music, the lilt to everyday discourse and the […]
May 4, 2019
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Top 10 Sicily Travel Tips

  In the spring of 2018, travel guide author Cameron Hewitt spent three weeks in Sicily, circling the island to put the finishing touches on the […]
November 24, 2018
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Discover the Canadian Rockies

  Snow-capped peaks, glaciers and ice fields, multihued lakes, rushing rivers, alpine meadows, and abundant wildlife make the Canadian Rockies a destination that is rivalled by […]