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Itlooks good, drives well, saves the world from dependence on the black gold and wears a BMW badge. What? You want one? Get in line.

Let’s be honest: apart from some very green-eco...

Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago, stretching over 5,000kms across tropical seas. The whole archipelago lies on the ‘Pacific Ring of Fire’, an area of violent tectonic activity that...

>h3>Sumatra’s Big Bang

From the port side of our aircraft, we could just make out the silhouette of a small island in the distance. We were flying over the Sunda Strait, the narrow...

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

“From now on, our troubles will be miles away” - says the Christmas carol.
Sensational indeed, all troubles will vanish when the Christmas feeling starts blowing it all away.
It sounds...

Parasite lost?

Sue Parker learns a lesson from a Limodore

On September 27 this year a United Nations specialist panel published its report into the causes of Climate Change, concluding that ‘it is 95%...

Venous thromboembolism and air travel

Venous thrombosis is an accumulation of clot in the vein system (deep or superficial), normally in the legs, that in certain instances may dislodge to the lungs giving rise to a pulmonary embolism...

Introducing Ceratonia, the Algarve’s new centre for herbal medicine

It’s a brave new project that promises to keep centuries’ old herbal knowledge alive, and inspire people at the same time. And it comes less than three years after Europe was rocked by news that...

In a world where bad cars are now actually average, where does a Focus SW sit? Is it just one more car or does it stand out among its peers? We find out.

People say there are no more bad...

Quinta do Valado

Quinta do Vallado

Hidden on the Corgo hillside is one of the best wine hotels in Portugal. In vino veritas

Text Ana Tavares

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