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Author Archives: Gavin Haines

Guatemala: Stepping into the past

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Guatemala: Stepping into the past

Following the ancient Mayans across Guatemala — from ruin-strewn rainforests to volatile volcanoes — reveals as much about modern society as it does a lost civilisation

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Madrid neighbourhood guide

Spain

Madrid neighbourhood guide

After a decade in the doldrums, Madrid is finally bouncing back from the crash — and its changing economic fortunes are reshaping the city’s neighbourhoods

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City life: Vancouver

Canada

City life: Vancouver

A growing Chinese influence, soon-to-be legal cannabis industry and nascent arts scene are helping transform one of the world’s ‘most liveable’ cities

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Neighbourhood: Amsterdam

Netherlands

Neighbourhood: Amsterdam

So red lights are out and speciality coffee is in? Well, not quite, but Amsterdam is certainly cleaning up its image, and with it have come quirky new attractions. But don’t worry, it’s lost none…

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City life: Madrid

Spain

City life: Madrid

Bullfighting, long lunches and late nights — Madrid may be just how Hemingway left it, but change is also in the air

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Catalonia: Wind of change

Spain

Catalonia: Wind of change

A growing appetite for independence means these are interesting times for Catalonia. A journey through this proud corner of Spain, from snowy peaks to sandy shores, reveals a defiant, charismatic spirit

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