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Hamburg: A head for heights

Germany

Hamburg: A head for heights

I’ve been to the top of the Empire State Building, crossed the glass floor in Toronto’s CN Tower and bungeed from the 134m Nevis in New Zealand. So why am I baulking so badly, and…

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Ireland: The curse of Inis Cealtra

Ireland

Ireland: The curse of Inis Cealtra

Zipping across Lough Derg on a tiny dory boat, I thank my stars that I’m not a woman. Local historian, folklorist and boatman Gerard Madden (pictured) is manning the tiller, and he’s just told me…

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