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Around the world in unusual restaurants

Around the world in unusual restaurants

| April 8, 2016

Dining out is one of the great pleasures of travelling – discovering new ingredients, dishes and flavour combinations. But there are some restaurants where the location you’re eating in adds to the experience just as much as the food. Whether it’s an extreme environment or an unusual way of cooking, here are five of the […]

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A simple guide to Diwali

A simple guide to Diwali

| November 10, 2015

  What is Diwali? Hinduism’s most important holiday, Diwali is a festival of lights that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Diwali is an official holiday in Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore and Fiji. Fireworks and feasting takes place across these countries, it’s a great time to be […]

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Locals’ guide to the Maldives

Locals’ guide to the Maldives

| May 8, 2015

Picture a tropical paradise of tiny islands with palm-fringed, white sand beaches surrounded by coral reefs and turquoise waters. It’s a scene straight out of a travel brochure, but the dream becomes reality in the Maldives. A remote archipelago in the Indian Ocean, only 200 of the Maldives’ 1200 islands are inhabited, and most of […]

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