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Author Archives: David Whitley

Australia: Land of the six seasons

Australia

Australia: Land of the six seasons

Rough and remote, the Top End in Australia’s Northern Territory may have thwarted British settlers, but it’s home to an Aboriginal community with stories to tell — and more than a few crocodiles

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Sleep: Auckland

New Zealand

Sleep: Auckland

Its hotel scene was once stuck in the past, but stylish new accommodation is slowly taking over New Zealand’s largest city

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Neighbourhood: Munich

Germany

Neighbourhood: Munich

Far from being all beer halls and bawdiness, the Bavarian capital has a much softer side, with hippy hang-outs, plenty of green space and a laid-back LGBT scene

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Neighbourhood: Los Angeles

USA

Neighbourhood: Los Angeles

Sun-drenched and spectacular, Los Angeles is a sprawling gallery of little starry cities. But when you pick a neighbourhood and get to know it better, you might find things surprisingly down to earth

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Berlin: Bottoms up

Germany

Berlin: Bottoms up

Germany’s beer laws mean that most pints have been brewed the same way for around 500 years, but there are a few microbrewers experimenting with new flavours

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How hostels got their mojo back

Features

How hostels got their mojo back

Once a byword for dormitories, chores and curfews, hostels have reinvented themselves for the 21st century as inclusive accommodation for travellers of all ages and demographics

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Amedee Island: Testing the water

New Caledonia

Amedee Island: Testing the water

In the middle of the South Pacific, the remote Amedee Island might be known for its lighthouse and semi-aquatic sea snakes, but the real magic happens in the water

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