In Mallorca, homemade hierbas is the liquor locals love

In Mallorca, homemade hierbas is the liquor locals love

In Mallorca, hierbas is the liquor of choice, and locals know the best stuff is always made at home. The tradition of selecting and brewing the herbs is a way to connect with the land and bring its aromas to the table. (Plus, Mallorcans just really love to eat and...

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The complete guide to: Bucharest travel

The complete guide to: Bucharest travel

One of the biggest cities in Europe, Bucharest is an up-and-coming destination that offers unique architecture, eclectic neighbourhoods to explore, quirky street art, a beautifully restored Old Town filled with cafés and bars, and enough interesting museums to keep any culture-lover happy. If you’re interested in visiting or are already...

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Things to do in: Taipei

Things to do in: Taipei

Whether you’re interested in museums and art galleries, hiking and hot springs, architecture or eating your way through night markets, Taiwan’s bustling capital has something for you. If you’re not sure where to start or what to add to your itinerary when you’re there, our local Taipei city guides have...

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Why we must visit Cambodia’s Killing Fields and S21

Why we must visit Cambodia’s Killing Fields and S21

Phnom Penh’s Killing Fields is the most terrible place I’ve been in all my travels. Which is why I think everyone should go. I admittedly say this without having been to Auschwitz in Poland or the genocide memorials of Rwanda — places of equal shock and horror. But I trust...

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Things to do in: Bangkok

Things to do in: Bangkok

Bangkok is a city that’s always worth a visit, whether you’re just passing through (it’s a major hub for flights in and out of Southeast Asia) or have more time to spend in the bustling Thai capital. And if you want to see and do a few things off the...

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The beginner’s guide to the Athens diet

The beginner’s guide to the Athens diet

One thing that should never be uttered when holidaying in Athens is the word ‘diet.’ Attempting to go on one when in Athens will simply not work — not unless you have strong willpower to contain yourself against all the delicious treats to be found. From sweets to hearty baked-oven...

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Things to do in: Orange County

Things to do in: Orange County

Orange County is brimming with amazing beaches and world-renowned surf spots, home to enough theme parks to keep any kid at heart busy for days, and a chilled-out SoCal vibe that’s totally conducive to leisurely exploration. Whether you’re looking to soak up the sun, shop until you drop, or lace...

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How tango grew from Buenos Aires’ working class

How tango grew from Buenos Aires’ working class

If I were to describe tango music, I would say it is both passionate and melancholic. If I were to describe the dance, I would add that it’s also sexy, but for now, let’s focus on the music, which was born out of the class divide in early 20th-century Buenos...

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The complete guide to: Jerusalem travel

The complete guide to: Jerusalem travel

Jerusalem is home to some of the world’s holiest sites, as well as some of its most important museums and monuments. But not only that, Jerusalem also boasts buzzing nightlife, an ever-growing culinary scene, and enough festivals and events throughout the year to keep any visitor busy. Whether you’re thinking...

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24 hours in: Cusco

24 hours in: Cusco

Most visitors to Cusco only briefly pass through town on their way to catching the Inca Trail or train to Machu Picchu. But don’t worry, even if you’re only here for a quick 24-hour stop (or shorter!) before heading back out, you’ll still have time to see the sites. Our...

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