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Porto: Port in a storm

Portugal

Porto: Port in a storm

The São João Festival offers an intoxicating introduction to Porto and its native tipple, but no education in port would be complete without a journey upstream to the soulful quintas of Pinhão

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Chile: Patagonia Indomita

Chile

Chile: Patagonia Indomita

Lace up your walking boots and pack light. Down in the far-flung latitudes of Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park’s ‘W’ trail offers hikers a challenging five-day, 45-mile circuit through crescendoing peaks and hanging…

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Valletta: A capital idea

Travel Talk

Valletta: A capital idea

The Maltese capital is in the spotlight as one of two European Capitals of Culture for 2018 and is reeling in travellers with a slew of cultural celebrations and new openings

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An open book: Fez’s revival

Travel Talk

An open book: Fez’s revival

Following a glut of restoration projects and new openings, the medieval medina of Fez has inviting new propositions for tourists — among them, the world’s oldest library

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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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