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City life: Chicago

USA

City life: Chicago

An extensive post-millennial facelift turned Chicago into one of the world’s most dazzling cities. But in the original home of the Yuppie, change has become a way of life

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Canada: Go to Fogo

Canada

Canada: Go to Fogo

It’s all a matter of life and death on Fogo Island. The final resting place for Arctic icebergs, this atmospheric Canadian isle has proved the end of the line for others, too. But it’s also…

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New Mexico: Down to a fine art

USA

New Mexico: Down to a fine art

From the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe to exquisite Native American ceramics and some striking lowrider tributes, New Mexico’s art scene is vibrant and surprising

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Bern: Made in Switzerland

Switzerland

Bern: Made in Switzerland

It may be small, but the region of Bern has certainly made its mark on the wider world. Thanks to the ingenuity of its people, it’s home to a diversity of internationally renowned products, from…

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Bolivia: Reflected glory

Bolivia

Bolivia: Reflected glory

With a history shaped by silver, the Incas and the conquistadors, high-altitude life on the Bolivian Altiplano can be as magical as the optical illusions created by its mirrored salt lakes

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Long weekend: Bern

Switzerland

Long weekend: Bern

Elegant, historic and at times eccentric, the Swiss capital is one of Europe’s best kept secrets

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Indonesia: Island hopping

Indonesia

Indonesia: Island hopping

Island hop through an archipelago straddling Eurasia and Australia. The product of ancient tectonic collusions, Indonesia is still a region defined by geological upheaval. Climb its smoking volcanoes, see their might mirrored in vast temples…

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Juarez: Back on the map

Mexico

Juarez: Back on the map

In the Café Central the waiter, hearing my English accent, asks archly, “Are you from out of town?” “A long way out of town.” He laughs and admits: “Everywhere is, from here.”

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