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Neighbourhood: Budapest

Hungary

Neighbourhood: Budapest

In a city stuffed with attractions, find your own favourite pocket of Budapest — be it the lively Jewish Quarter, the gleaming battlements of Buda or Hungary’s very own Champs-Élysées

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City life: Amsterdam

Netherlands

City life: Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s canals were built in the days when the Dutch ruled the waves. Once polluted, today they’re thriving again, having welcomed back pike, eels, herons and even swimmers — not to mention the mysterious canal…

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Canada: Locked out

Canada

Canada: Locked out

The sheer unpredictability of travel is part of its enduring charm, and the best adventures are surely those that gift us tales to tell. In this part of our Travellers' Tales series, we head to…

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Mount Snowdon: A hard day’s night

United Kingdom

Mount Snowdon: A hard day’s night

A night-time trek up Wales’ highest mountain may not deliver stirring views of the surrounding countryside — its rewards are subtler, but no less significant

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Germany: Wild cats in Hainich

Germany

Germany: Wild cats in Hainich

As I stroll through the forest in eastern Germany, I decide that dictatorial one-party states get a hard press. The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago was met with joy unconfined, but guarded…

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Ontario: Park Life

Canada

Ontario: Park Life

Ontario, Canada’s most populous province begs exploration. Make inroads into this vast landmass with a trip through the sublime and sprawling Algonquin Provincial Park. Tap into this enigmatic ecosystem, where wolves howl beneath the moonlight…

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