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A heart-warming winter in Denmark
If you’re looking for cheer during dark December days, then Denmark provides plenty of hygge. Writer and frequent visitor Bjorn Thonnias takes us through the pleasures of Danish cosiness.
Qatar: Past and present
Qatar celebrates its National Day on December 18, commemorating the birth of the modern state.
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24 hours in Auckland
Auckland is New Zealand’s largest, most vibrant, and most cosmopolitan city, enlivened by a multicultural population, impressive café and restaurant scene, and fine museums and attractions. Yet nothing beats its harbour-hugging location: the city is surrounded by a superb backyard of water vistas, volcanic landscapes, and offshore islands.
HelsinkiIn the Finnish capital, all roads lead to the Baltic Sea, sparkling and bustling with cruise boats and ferries in summer, covered with dazzling ice in winter.
Ao Nang Beach, Krabi
Originally from Miami, Stefanie Langley finds Krabi’s mix of tourism-meets-deeply-ingrained-traditions a winner and, as she tells David Leck, it doesn’t get much better than spending down time in Ao Nang.
Fox Glacier, New Zealand
Wedged deep in the alpine landscape of Westland Tai Poutini National Park in New Zealand’s South Island, Fox Glacier provides spectacular scenery and glacier challenges for those with a sense of adventure.
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
Nikki Beach flagship resort opens in Dubai. With spectacular sea views over the Arabian Gulf, this boutique hotel is the first of its kind to open in the region.
Sun Down Under
The winter skies may be blanketing the northern hemisphere, but it’s sizzling in Australia. Max Anderson turns up the heat with six bucket-list experiences on the world’s largest island continent.
Time-travelling through Romania
Romania’s renovated old towns, fabulous castles, and diverse architecture reflect centuries of style. History lover and Romania admirer Brian Johnston takes us time travelling through this as-yet largely undiscovered country.
With soon-to-be-launched flights to Krabi – we look at the perfect gateway to Thailand’s southern coastal treasures. David Leck, a visitor to the country for more than 20 years, offers a guiding hand.
24 Hours in Helsinki
Finland celebrates 100 years of independence in 2017, but its dynamic capital is a joy at any time. Brisk in winter, flooded with light in summer, Helsinki spills across Baltic islands and promontories, and a hint of the sea is always in the air.