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Make way for marching ducks in Memphis

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Letting ducks play in the fountain of the Peabody Hotel turned out to be one of the best ideas born from drinking too much whiskey.
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A culinary pilgrimage along the Way of St James

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For hundreds of years, pilgrims have walked the Way of St James in search of grace. Now, travellers head to Spain’s rugged north in search of culinary enlightenment.
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The voodoo priests, kings and ghosts of Benin

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As would seem appropriate for the home of a religion famed for its dolls and zombies, this West African colony is awash in magic.
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Food, land and faith in northern Spain

Follow in the well-worn footsteps of medieval pilgrims, explore the harsh, wildly beautiful landscapes, and sample the culinary alchemy of the northern Spanish kitchen.


Musical destinations: Geneva, Switzerland

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The Concours de Genève, one of the world’s oldest competitions for young musicians, takes place within the idyllic setting of Lake Geneva.
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Daily deal: Vermont fairy-tale

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Enjoy a romantic two-night stay in the Castle Hill Resort and Spa for $499. A complementary bottle of sparkling wine and a trip to the spa will set the mood.
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