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Author Archives: Chris Leadbeater

City life: Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

City life: Addis Ababa

Lofty and leafy, with ancient sprawling markets and shiny modern skyscrapers, Ethiopia’s capital is a surprise package with a curious past

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City life: Berlin

Germany

City life: Berlin

In a tale familiar to Londoners, the once mighty West Berlin has been overshadowed by the recent rise of the hip and trendy East. But while it may have lost some lustre, it remains full…

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Ibiza: Somewhere beyond the sea

Spain

Ibiza: Somewhere beyond the sea

To glimpse the soul of Ibiza leave the throbbing coastal strips and head inland, where hamlets nestle unnoticed between fig trees and citrus groves, and fine wines are savoured in preference to cocktails

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City life: Beirut

Lebanon

City life: Beirut

An alluring coastal capital with an endearingly split personality, Beirut is the thriving Arabian port city on the Med that refuses to be defined by its recent past

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New Zealand: The kindness of strangers

New Zealand

New Zealand: The kindness of strangers

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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Sleep: Marrakech

Morocco

Sleep: Marrakech

Ornate riads with courtyard fountains; airy roof gardens from which to observe the chaos; or out-of-town palaces with star chefs — in Morocco’s magic red city, accommodation is the star turn

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