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Africa

The world’s geological wonders

From marble caves to fairy chimneys, these are the world’s most impressive geological features.

Six alternative winter breaks

If you’re tired of turkey, mince pies and endless present wrapping, then this is for you.

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Africa

9 lost cities of the world

From crumbling Persian empires to colossal Roman cities, here are some of our favourite ruined civilisations from around the world. 

Where to go in September

Tour a temple in Taiwan or enjoy a tipple in Luxembourg. Find out what else September has to offer.

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Africa Slow Travel

Where to go in August

From tango to the Inca Trail, here’s our pick of where to go in August.

Gaziantep: it’s the nuts

Hugh, our Senior Marketing Executive, goes off the eaten track to discover Gaziantep, a Turkish city brimming with food, just north of the Syrian border. 

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Slow Travel

Cappadocia – for underground cities, cave churches & sunrise hot-air balloon rides

Take to the skies, explore underground cities and sleep in cave, all in one weekend. 

The Underground Cities – claustrophobes beware!

Dig a little deeper into Turkey’s history with a trip to one of its impressive underground cities.  

What to expect in a Turkish bath

Diana Darke describes a typical visit to a traditional Turkish bathhouse.

Atatürk and carving up ‘the sick man of Europe’

Learn how the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire saw the birth of modern Turkey.