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The River Minho marks the boundary between northern Portugal and Spain. Valença do Minho is the chief border town with a range of attractive shops and markets inside its ancient ‘fortaleza’....

North of Porto and tucked away under Spanish Galicia lies Portugal’s beautiful Minho region. It is verdant and lush, a land of vineyards, traditional farming, tranquil riverside towns and contains...

Peneda-Gerês national park is “one of Europe’s best”

Portugal’s Peneda-Gerês national park has been featured in a list of “10 of Europe's best national parks … that you've probably never heard of”, published online on Monday (March 30) by British...

The Shwedagon Pagoda is the most important Buddhist monument in Myanmar (formally known as Burma) and its enormous golden stupa dominates Yangon, the country’s capital city.

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Beijing is China’s bustling capital city and home to over 20 million people. It is the nation’s political, educational and cultural hub with a history dating back over 3,000 years.

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Despite its proximity to the mountains of the Parque Natural da Serra da Estrela, the small town of Belmonte is often overlooked as a tourist destination. It is attractively perched on a hilltop...

The world’s oldest rainforest is not in Africa or South America, as one might expect, but the Taman Negara in Malaysia. This granddaddy of the all the planet’s tropical forests is 130 million...

Capitol Reef

Capital Reef National Park is one of Utah’s best-kept secrets and is characterised by sandstone formations, cliffs and canyons along a sinuous 100-mile wrinkle in the earth’s...

The Magical Mekong River

The early morning ferryboat took just two minutes to cross the Mekong River from Northern Thailand to Laos’s sleepy little border town of Houei Say. Then, after...

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