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Although often associated with the seaside, the first chippie opened its doors in London, where the working class propelled the iconic dish into popular culinary culture.
The crescent-shaped dunes and shimmering lagoons on Brazil’s northeastern coast are an unlikely – but beautiful – ecosystem.
Warmer weather ushers in a new season of a New York classic, where roller-skating aficionados twirl, grapevine and display ankle bone-defying footwork in Central Park.
The World Heritage-listed Bialowieza is Europe’s last virginal forest, covering 1,500sqkm of pristine land on the eastern side of the country bordering with Belarus.
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