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Botswana: Bless the rains

Botswana

Botswana: Bless the rains

For animal encounters there are few places better than among the birds and the beasts of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, when its floodwater pools are swollen after the rain

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Chiapas: A message from the gods

Mexico

Chiapas: A message from the gods

Whether lost in a bat-infested underground labyrinth or caught up in an unexpected sacrificial ritual, you can feel the hand of the Maya on your shoulder in Chiapas, southeast Mexico

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All aboard Japan’s incredible trains

Smart Travel

All aboard Japan’s incredible trains

Having revolutionised high-speed rail travel with the bullet train, the Japanese are at it again — launching next-level luxury sleepers and even promising an invisible locomotive

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The Graphic: Queensferry Crossing

Travel Talk

The Graphic: Queensferry Crossing

Ahead of its landmark opening outside Edinburgh in May, get to grips with the new forth bridge — Scotland’s biggest transport infrastructure project in a generation

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7 ways to learn a language

Travel Talk

7 ways to learn a language

One of the most useful skills in the traveller’s repertoire, learning a language can help you make friends, unlock a culture and get you out of trouble. But where to start?

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