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St. John: Turtle Soup

US Virgin Islands

St. John: Turtle Soup

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Virgin Islands are very much open for business, and while tourists are starting to return, it seems the turtles have been enjoying having the place to themselves

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City guide: Salzburg

Austria

City guide: Salzburg

Birthplace of Mozart and the home of The Sound of Music, Salzburg balances highbrow culture with an abundance of chilled-out bars and restaurants

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Where to stay in Beirut

Lebanon

Where to stay in Beirut

Beirut is re-living its 1960s heyday as a place of showy opulence, and nowhere is this more evident than in its crop of shiny new hotels

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Are favela tours ethical?

Travel Talk

Are favela tours ethical?

‘Slum tours’ in South America are increasingly popular, but do they benefit local people or is favela tourism just exploitative?

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