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Kings of the jungle – gorilla trekking in the Virunga Mountains
Nothing can prepare you for your first sight of a silverback mountain gorilla in the wild. The first thing that strikes you is their sheer size and bulk – they are truly massive in a brooding and almost malevolent way.
Teas for all seasons
Discover the epicentre of the world’s most consumed drink (second only to water) in the varied topography and diverse ancient cultures of China.
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A river runs through it
surfing Montreal’s St. Lawrence River
Montreal takes its name from the triplet of hills called Mount Royal that rise from the heart of the city, but its true life force lies in the St. Lawrence River. This waterway flows around the city, connecting it to the Great Lakes and, finally, the mighty Atlantic Ocean to the east.
Your guide to Rio de Janeiro
An estimated half a million visitors will travel to Brazil for this year’s Olympic Games. Here are some of our favourite hotspots in Rio de Janeiro to help you plan your trip.
If Morocco is the land of the setting sun, Marrakech is its emblem. For when the day closes over Marrakech, the crimson complexion of the city walls mingles with the ochre of the sun’s last rays and everything, just everything, is red.
The art of life
Qatar’s world-class public art can be enjoyed from the moment you arrive at Hamad International Airport.
Luxury Hotel Driving Experiences
If you enjoy being behind the wheel of an automobile, then reserve your ride at these luxury hotels for the driving experience of a lifetime.
Night Safari, Singapore Zoo
If you’re looking for a zoo experience with a difference, Singapore’s Night Safari provides unusual nocturnal creatures and the primaeval thrill of the darkness, says Brian Johnston.
A life at sea
For 100 million years the shores of Qatar have cradled the graceful hawksbill turtle.
The white-sand beach of Fuwairit is a favourite with Qatar’s residents. The peaceful, shallow shore and turquoise Gulf waters attract families and campers year round, but in the spring the beach plays an important role as the hatching ground for the endangered hawksbill turtle.
Luxury hotels for the design savvy
From an awe-inspiring contemporary Balinese escape to an industrial-chic pad in Shanghai and a modern Renaissance revamp in the heart of Manhattan, we discover six of the world’s most desirable design hotels.