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Victoria Sackville-West lyrically wrote of the region, “This calm of husbandry, this redolent tilth. This terracing of hills, this vintage wealth.” David explores the luxury properties of Tuscany’s Castelfalfi…

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“Chekov would have been in his element. The sky was grey, the air chilled, a bracing morning and one with a wisp of adventure on that Siberian fuelled breeze.” Stirling takes Lady S for a train ride…

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“There are two roads from Cancun to Chichen-Itza. The first takes you through quiet villages. The other, the one we found ourselves on, was a dual carriageway, through scrub jungle and without a single stopping point for 150km.”

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“Traditionally the preserve of spring break chaos and package holidays, my heart sank when an invitation dropped through our letterbox to the wedding of Mrs L’s Canadian cousin, naming the destination: Cancun.”

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“The good people of Andermatt are very excited. Or at least 96% of them are, according to official statistics. Probably with good reason too. Things are going to be changing. Irreversibly. Forever!”

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“I hadn’t skied for ten years. Yet I set myself a journey to the Swiss Alps, filled with a mixture of trepidation and ballsy, thrill-seeking adventurism.” David J. Constable skiis, sleds and strips naked in Gstaad.

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I’m lounging in my spacious, three-room Bahia royal suite at the Angsana Riads Collection in Marrakech. My private confines are so serene that only the beatifically haunting call to prayer punctuates the quiet…

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“I am not a polar bear. I do not have layers of fur, nor do I find basking on a slowly-receding iceberg pleasurable.” Alwynne visits a snow-covered Bruges, and discovers that sipping gourmet beer is a good way to avoid frostbite.

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Bristol had changed. An influx of investment into the city centre had seen the depressing Broadmead area revitalised (a Harvey Nichols was now there!) and there were countless new places to visit and enjoy…

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“Just suck it straight off the toes.” Not a line one wants to hear while tucking in to a piece of foot-shaped food. It’s the last night of a trip to Hong Kong and I’m one of six huddled around a spread of various doughs and dim sum.

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“Elephant, leopard, buffalo, lion, rhino. We’re staring down three days at Rhulani lodge in South Africa’s Madikwe game reserve. I’m crossing fingers and hoping we’ll have time to see them all.”

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Toronto is a city to be explored on foot, eyes open, camera at hand. There’s so much to distract, more hidden gems than Hatton Garden, and a variety that ranks it above other metropolises, writes Gabrielle Sander.

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