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BBC: A remote highway along the Arabian Sea

Following a route once taken by Alexander the Great's army, the Makran Coastal Highway is considered one of the most scenic –...

BBC: One of the world’s smallest capital cities

Built on land reclaimed from the sea, Seychelles' tiny capital city can't get any bigger – but with a vibrant culture and...

BBC: Uncovering Britain’s ancient rainforests

The UK is home to a dwindling swathe of temperate rainforest, and these biodiverse, beautiful habitats are some of the most endangered...

BBC: A remote highway along the Arabian Sea

Following a route once taken by Alexander the Great's army, the Makran Coastal Highway is considered one of the most scenic –...

BBC: The world’s most agile countries

With international travel opening up again, travellers may find more security visiting countries with a strong track record of adjusting their policies...

BBC: The nation finding peace underwater

For many South Africans, the quiet and calmness that can be found in the water – one of the rare places with...

NPR: Pink Floyd, a flamingo on the lam from a Kansas zoo since 2005, is seen again in Texas

A flamingo that flew away from a Kansas zoo nearly 17 years ago and has been on the run ever since was...

NPR: Will skiing survive? Resorts struggle through a winter of climate and housing woes

Interstate 70, which cuts through the Colorado Rockies and its famous ski resorts, was a parking lot on a recent Sunday. It's...

NPR: Historians say explorers got it wrong: It’s not Machu Picchu, it’s Huayna Picchu

Peru's Machu Picchu is more than 600 years old and yet, experts continue to learn new things about the iconic archaeological site. 

BBC: Venice’s ‘unbreakable’ women of glass

While Murano's glassmaking sector has been notoriously male-dominated for centuries, its new wave of glassmakers and designers is young, inventive and female.

BBC: Tübingen: Europe’s fiercely vegan, fairy-tale city

Located in a German region famed for its frugality, Tübingen is known for its fiercely green reputation, where veganism and environmental friendliness...

BBC: Japan’s little-known seafaring past

For some 700 years, the Geiyo Islands were dominated by pirates – a key era in Japan's history that the country is...

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