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January 2017

The Galapagos Islands

A Five-Stop Guide to the Galapagos Islands

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A remote volcanic archipelago best known for its incredible wildlife, it took Charles Darwin’s 1859 work, On The Origin of the Species, to really put the Galapagos Islands on the map. As the area emerged…

Explore Egypt

The Best Ways to Explore Egypt by Land and River

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To talk of Egypt without referencing the mighty Nile would be to mention Venice without speaking of its lagoon or winding canals. Yet, while the watery artery is important, Egypt is hardly reducible to it.…

Portuguese Foods

10 Must-Have Traditional Portuguese Foods to Try on Your Next Trip

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Portuguese food is all about local ingredients and big, powerful flavors. Whether you plump for the salty punch of bacalhau, the sweet custardy kick of pasteis de nata, or the pungent combination of paprika, garlic…

Temples of Angkor

The Stunning Temples of Angkor

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Reputations have a habit of preceding the greatest sites in the world, and so it is with Cambodia’s Angkor, the 150-square-mile Mt Olympus of the Hindu faith. This was once the center of the medieval…

Places to See in Sarajevo

Five Things to See In and Around Sarajevo

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Surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery, the vibrant city of Sarajevo has an outstanding selection of world-class sites that belies its dainty size. From historic Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian architecture to towering minarets and magnificent mosques, Sarajevo’s…