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Frankfurt: Seen through international eyes
Rhea Wessel has been living near Frankfurt for longer than she cares to recall. The native Texan has adopted the region as her home and lives comfortably – suspended somewhere between the city’s German culture and that of its 162,000-strong multinational community.
South Africa - Kaleidoscope Country
Each spring the arid Namaqualand region in the Northern Cape bedazzles visitors with its wildflower display. Cape Town resident Lucy Corne takes us on a floral safari through South Africa’s largest province.
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A family holiday in Paris
Paris may be known as the ‘city of love’, but it is also very family friendly and bursting with activities and fun for all ages.
24 Hours in Boston
Home to some of the USA’s best seafood, universities, and sports teams, Boston is both a cosmopolitan hub and an unimposing small town. Walkable from end to end in just a couple of hours, the city is divided into several distinct neighbourhoods, each with its own flair. While the North End is home to the city’s vibrant Italian population, the South End is where the city’s arts community chooses to roost.
Golf in Ras Al Khaimah
Ideally situated between the majestic Hajjar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, the northernmost Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is a sought-after destinationIdeally situated between the majestic Hajjar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, for leisure and golf.
Iskele Sokak, Kadıköy, Istanbul (Bige Örer)
Istanbul’s bohemian Kadıköy quarter is the city’s hippest Asian enclave. Its arts studios and Italian-built streets host part of this autumn’s mammoth Biennial show.
Salinda Phu Quoc Island Resort and Spa, Vietnam
The first luxury resort on Phu Quoc Island is set against a backdrop of ocean vistas and unspoilt natural surroundings.
Maafushivaru, South Ari Atoll, Maldives
A tranquil paradise, teeming with exotic marine life and an air of exclusivity, Maafushivaru on the southern tip of the Maldives’ Ari Atoll redefines the ultimate in island getaways.<
Dekh Magar Pyar Say
Pakistani truck art embodies the culture, history, and traditions of the drivers, narrating dreams and stories of these people who are never really ‘home’. Karachi resident Umair Mohsin explores this explosive expression of folk art in which the actual form is an escape from the mundane realities of ordinary life.
Edinburgh - the festival city
Scotland’s capital is home to the world’s largest arts festival – and much more besides. Arts journalist Paul F. Cockburn offers a personal guide to the city of his birth.
TWG Tea: A new way to drink tea
When a Parisian tea blender decided to set up shop in Asia, he was warned about the challenges that lay ahead. Today, however, business is booming. Craig Butcher talks to TWG Tea founder Taha Bouqdib from his headquarters in Singapore.