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Sleep: Bali

Indonesia

Sleep: Bali

From boutique surf shacks and secluded jungle retreats to boho beachfront cottages, Indonesia’s fabled isle offers a wide range of beautiful places to bed down

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Weekender: Poland

Poland

Weekender: Poland

An ancient, untamed enclave in the Polish east, Białowieża is a fairytale forest hosting a colourful cast of creatures

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Arizona: Hiking at a vortex

USA

Arizona: Hiking at a vortex

Pick up any map of Sedona and chances are it’ll have four strange symbols dotted across it. Most don’t even have a key to what the little spirals represent, while others simply bear the one-word…

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Rwanda & Uganda: In search of silver backs

Rwanda

Rwanda & Uganda: In search of silver backs

The Virunga Massif covers three East African national parks and is the ideal starting point for an ape-spotting adventure — from gorillas in Rwanda’s tropical highlands to the chimpanzees of Uganda’s Kyambura Gorge

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Montenegro: Long weekend

Montenegro

Montenegro: Long weekend

Take to the mountains for a weekend of walking in Montenegro and be challenged by maps, wowed by scenery and won over by the local wine

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Montreal: Exploring Little Italy

Canada

Montreal: Exploring Little Italy

“They have a painting of Mussolini in there,” my guide, Lise, says casually. I ask her to repeat herself, certain I can’t have heard correctly. But yes, it seems this quaint Montreal church does have…

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California: Coachella cool

USA

California: Coachella cool

I make my way through the thick cloud of dust, eyes barely open, mouth tightly closed to stop myself swallowing any of the brown grit. Around me, others are huddling under canvas or running for…

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Deep South: Rhythm & Blues

USA

Deep South: Rhythm & Blues

Cruise the boulevards and bars of the Deep South, from Nashville to New Orleans, on a musical odyssey through old-school neighbourhoods beating to a country rhythm and to the Memphis home of the King.

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The Azores: Atlantic escape

Portugal

The Azores: Atlantic escape

Once a pit-stop for European traders on their way to the New World, the Azores’ blend of volcanic landscapes, colonial settlements and native fauna make it the ideal getaway for modern-day explorers.

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