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Amazing Cities

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The world is full of wonders and many of those wonders are only found within cities of exceptional historical, cultural and natural value. Right at the heart of every nation, many of the world's capitals and are a wonder in their own right, one to be seen and admired from more than one angle. But also there are many cities that despite not being the economic or political driving force of a nation are nevertheless the highlight of any visitor to the country.

In this section of our blog, we aim to inspire you with some of the most amazing cities we've discovered, from the perspective of travel experts who've been there and done that, who have an authority to decide which ones you really shouldn't miss out on and why.

Find what it is that makes a place in the world distinctive, be it for its political, economic or cultural background, for its unique history, for its rich past of for its inspiring present (or even its promising future). Here we take you on a journey of discovery along the globe's most exciting cities everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime.

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  • 24 Nov 2016
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  • Travel Story
  • Sasha Wood
Writing the world

Gold, frankincense and la mer - top experiences in Muscat

From man-made marvels and atmospheric souks to dolphin-spotting and people-watching, Sasha Wood recounts her top experiences from a first-time visit to Oman's historic and cultured capital.
  • 03 Nov 2016
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  • Travel Story
  • Lucy Grewcock
Always adventuring

City Guide: 24 hours in Chiang Mai

If you happen to be in Chiang Mai for a very limited time, this guide is the one to read. Check out my packed itinerary of what to do in the city for a day; right from the moment you awaken to very last minute before you tuck into bed. This 24-hour Chiang Mai guide will give you a full taste of the city, from where to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner to where to base yourself for people-watching, getting a monk blessing and exploring the main temples and sites.
  • 26 Sep 2016
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  • Travel Story
  • Sasha Wood
Writing the world

Athens in a day

On a 24-hour flying visit to the cradle of western civilization, Sasha Wood gets soaked, meets a sleepy tortoise, finds some lost marbles and experiences sacred awe.
  • 22 Apr 2016
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  • Travel Story
  • Sasha Wood
Writing the world

Seville: A weekend walking in the orange city

The pretty architectural city of Seville, peppered with fragrant orange trees and renowned for tasty tapas and flamenco, has a compact centre that's immensely pedestrian-friendly. It's a joy to explore on foot even in the simmering summertime.
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