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Mapping the world: Antarctica

A cartographer's guide to global destinations.
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Shanghai’s top five museums

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Discover the masterpieces of Chinese art, take a look at 1950s propaganda posters or learn about the opium trade while taking a break from the frantic pace of Shanghai life.
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The world's best spas

Unique, regional treatments offer top-notch relaxation, from Maori rituals in New Zealand and healing mineral waters in Pennsylvania to Turkish baths in Rome.


Corsica, by breathtaking and bumpy train

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The French island’s beaches and mountains are best explored by a narrow gauge railway built in the 1850s.
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The Passport blog

The flu is a frequent traveller

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As winter rolls in across the northern hemisphere and the holiday travel season forces us into close quarters with others, here are some tips for keeping the bugs at bay.
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Baguettes from an ATM in Paris

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Parisians can now get their freshly baked daily bread from a vending machine.
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