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Where to eat in the Dordogne

France

Where to eat in the Dordogne

It’s the heartland of confit duck, foie gras and ‘black gold’ truffles, but traditional Dordogne cuisine also embraces earthy, flavour-rich foods, most of which are preserved in no-nonsense cans and jars

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Absinthe: The return of the green fairy

Features

Absinthe: The return of the green fairy

Banned for over a century in its Alpine heartland until recently, absinthe is back with a bang — a small band of Swiss and French distilleries are driving a renaissance for this much-misunderstood, herb-infused spirit

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Where to eat in Paris

France

Where to eat in Paris

Out with fussy dining, in with flavour: from Israeli cuisine to reimagined French classics, Paris is now a go-to for the adventurous foodie traveller

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Lyon: The secret city

France

Lyon: The secret city

A hidden network of passageways and corridors once used by the silk trade unravels tales of romance and intrigue

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Bern: Joy ride

Switzerland

Bern: Joy ride

Plunge in the fast-flowing Aare river and let the current carry you on a whistle-stop tour along the banks of the Swiss capital of Bern

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