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Tokyo beyond the tour guides

Tokyo's restaurants are world renowned, but a new start-up seeks to expand traveller's palates and horizons by inviting them into local homes to share a meal.
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The politics of making maps

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Russia’s invasion of Crimea has not just been a headache for diplomats: it has also been the latest in a series of problems for cartographers.
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‘There is a dark side to this bucolic Swiss bliss’

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The Swiss alpine region of Appenzell is achingly beautiful – and haunted by loneliness so palpable, it has inspired one of the world’s saddest, most beautiful forms of music.
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Brazil’s African soul

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African culture brought over during the slave trade still influences modern Salvador in myriad ways, from unique art forms to ongoing social struggles.


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See the US only locals know

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Last week, US President Barack Obama pitched the United States as the next travel hotspot – so we went in search of some of the country’s charming, quirky and lesser-known sights.
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Sleep in Kim Jong-il’s bed

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In North Korea’s Mt Chilbo Homestay, guests can mix with locals and wander the grounds under the watchful eye of “Dear Leader’s” portraits. Just stay within the electric fence.
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