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“It was my first time. I had never kissed a nun before…” Kevin Pilley educates his mouth in the Kissing Capital of the World and discovers the origins behind the annual day of love…

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If you haven’t had slush shoved down the front of your salopettes, been drenched in ice cold water by a passing snowplough or found yourself late-night ice skating with a seven-foot snowman, you haven’t experienced true hypothermic delirium.

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The Four Seasons Sultanahmet is often described as the central pearl in the string of Four Seasons across Europe. That old ‘Istanbul Murderers Jail’ as it was once known has morphed quite astonishingly…

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“It’s a cold December afternoon and I’m having lunch with my friend and fellow Arbuturian Mark O’Brien in a gloomy antique inn on the Isle of Wight…” Tom Garton embarks on an culinary tour of Italy’s UNESCO district.

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“Think back to the last time you booked a holiday. It was likely done online; an enthusiastic task to start off with, exciting even…” Gabrielle leaves the planning to a concierge for a weekend in Bray…

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“I have long held a desire to see the Northern Lights. Long before, in fact, Joanna Lumley ventured to Norway and set a million people on a similar course…” Larry packs his thermals and heads north; but this is Larry we’re talking about, so not everything can go to plan…

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“Beirut is a vibrant and colourful city attempting to emerge from troubled times. A mix of communities and subdivides speak Arabic, French, English and Armenian, across dozens of religions.” David J Constable reports…

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“I’m reluctant to write about this but I will. Not out of obligation but because I don’t really want to reveal a secret I’d rather keep. Four years ago I went to Croatia…” Larry divulges a long-held desire for prime Adriatic property…

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“I’m sitting in the Super Class of the TurboJet feeling slightly seasick as I try to figure out why the first class compartment smells like an onion bhaji and how much more lurching my rickety sea legs can withstand…”

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‘Casa Loma’s grandeur casts an opulent shadow over this city, but it is only one of a few features that make Toronto a luxury getaway.’ One-time Torontonian Alwynne Gwilt returns for a taste of the tourist high life…

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