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Devon: The Agatha Christie trail

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Devon: The Agatha Christie trail

I can imagine Agatha Christie walking around Torquay. The posh houses perched high over the town, the marina packed with millionaires’ yachts, the perfectly pruned palm trees and the sweeping sea views… All exude the…

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Long weekend: The Welsh borders

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Long weekend: The Welsh borders

History-rich hikes, a food festival, atmospheric ruins and great drives — there’s more to the Welsh Borders than verdant hills and holiday cottages

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Long weekend: West Ireland

Ireland

Long weekend: West Ireland

The Wild Atlantic Way is the new name for the 1,500-mile road that runs the length of west Ireland’s weather-sculpted coastline. But there are plenty of old pleasures and peculiarities to be found

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Israel: Into the Holy Land

Israel

Israel: Into the Holy Land

Even for those of us who are travellers rather than pilgrims, visiting Israel or the Holy Land — from the bright lights of Tel Aviv to the remarkable drama of Jerusalem’s Western Wall — is…

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Mexico: The other California

Mexico

Mexico: The other California

Driving through the middle of nowhere has never felt so dramatic as on a lonesome road trip through Baja California — a striking spit of land off the west coast of Mexico. Cruise along Highway…

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Sligo: The Fleadh

Ireland

Sligo: The Fleadh

I had good intentions. I picked up my Fleadh 2014 brochure, selected a dancing competition, a film, a concert, a museum. Out on the street, Sligo was heaving. This was only my second visit to…

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Wales: Hinterland

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Wales: Hinterland

Ribbons of anonymous backroads thread their way through west Wales. Some take you to lonely lakes, some to chapels built for miners. Others just come to a dead end — sodden farmland or a steep…

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Like a local: Mexico City

Mexico

Like a local: Mexico City

One of the most thrilling and dynamic cities on earth, this gargantuan metropolis has a pulsating art scene, hot-to-trot nightlife and a sophisticated culinary offering. Don’t be a gringo, embrace the chilangos and discover Mexico…

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