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Living and teaching in Lima
AFTER backpacking around Peru Natalie Chalk is hooked but finds teaching English in Lima to be full of surprises.
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The New York cabbies guide to eating in the Big Apple
INSTEAD of going in search of the best eats in New York, I asked the experts, New York cabbies.
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All at sea in Stockholm the city of islands
HERE’S something I didn’t know: Stockholm is a capital of 14 islands. This impresses me but I can’t find a Swede who agrees.
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What is Špica?
FORGET Danish Hygge, Croatians are giving us Špica…and it all begins with a cup of coffee.
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Why my home in Dalmatia had a Split personality
THIS is where I stayed in a socialist tower covered in graffiti in Croatia better known as the gateway to the islands.
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Hvar got sun news for you!
HVAR a gorgeous Croatian island in the Adriatic known as the sunniest spot in Europe with around 115 sunny days each year.
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Out of war comes a peace of art
NENO Mikulic is Split’s favourite sculptor. The Croatian artist is a former solider who served during the 1991-1995 War.
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Leave behind the drama, it’s calmer in Varna
IF you’re think summer holidays are best on the Med, think again. Natalie Chalk heads to bluest Black Sea resort.
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Hang on, this is great fun. Why did no one tell me Croatia’s so beautiful?
I HAVE two thoughts in my mind while dangling 80metres in the sky is not to feel scared. The other is to keep my arms back.
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High drama in the Andes
THE Colca Canyon is 11 London Shards deep and a must see for anyone visiting the Andes.
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St Patrick’s on Parade
WONDERFUL, that’s it, you’ve got the moustache,” I’m being told in that fine Irish accent. “Welcome to Dublin.”
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New York, new look: Buy a new wardrobe in a weekend in the Big Apple
A PAIR of chunky high heels, a khaki shirt, and a long black dress. I am on a roll in the United States of shopping.
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Why Edinburgh is scarily good for a city break
DOWN the narrow stone steps and into Edinburgh’s dark and damp vaults. I look around. There's nothing to see. No one.
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The French city that’s a little Britain
THERE are people line dancing in a shop window. Then I find two pensioners pulling off their shirts.
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Raising the Olympic bar on chocolate in Lausanne
HOW far away am I from a bar? I’m talking chocolate. The best OMG Swiss chocolate in the galaxy?
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