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Marvellous early flying machines

Marvel at the beauty of the earliest aircraft, created in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Some were impractical, others were ingenious.

Tribal culture survives in Taiwan


It is still possible to experience some of the oldest surviving, but little-known cultures in the world.
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Beyond the Headlines

Making friends with like-minded travellers


Apparently where you travel may affect who you travel with in the future, and two new digital tools aim to connect people based on their travel itineraries.
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The Passport blog

Daily deal: Houston holiday


Experience all the fun – and world-class shopping – of this hoppin’ Texan city and snuggle up in a super-sized abode at the Double Tree Suites Houston Galleria (one night, $123).
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Must-see under-the-radar destinations

From a slice of the Caribbean just off the African coast to a former Soviet city rebuilt to a Stalinist blueprint, these low-profile wonders are not to be missed.
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Mini Guide

Mini guide to Bergen and the Fjords, Norway

With mountain landscapes, crystalline fjords and a World Heritage city, this southwestern region of Norway is a frontrunner for beautiful coastlines.
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