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Why Trieste Food Stands Out in Italy

Italian food. There was a time when I couldn’t understand what all the fuss was about, but I can barely remember that now. The moment my train slowed to a stop in Trieste (and, if I’m honest, quite a while before that) my daydreams wandered…

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Why Colour Still Matters in Cape Town: What to do in Bo Kaap

Why Colour Still Matters in Cape Town: What to do in Bo Kaap
With its colourful houses and Cape Malay cuisine, Bo Kaap is the perfect area to start talking about how South Africa is the Rainbow Nation. Between walking tours and food tours, you’ll find authentic experiences that shed light on the legacy of apartheid and the challenges of a modern South Africa. Here’s what to do in Bo Kaap.

Gin distillery apparatus in Mahon at Xoriguer Distillery

Gin, Sin and the Xoriguer Distillery in Menorca

Menorca threw several surprises my way when I visited. Wild flowers, for one, with fields flush with poppies, violets and periwinkles all dancing like hippies in the sun. There were bronze age settlements for another, and olive oil-soaked cheese, cured lovingly by hand and made from milk gathered freshly that morning.