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Following Napoleon’s trail on Elba

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Though Napoleon Bonaparte escaped less than a year after being “banished” to this Tuscan island, he left such a lasting mark that its inhabitants still pray for his soul.
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The Hague peace crawl

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The Netherlands city known for tribunals on international war crimes, lets visitors eyewitness history
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Worldwide Weird

See the world’s largest Big Mac

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McDonald’s iconic sandwich has a 14ft tall replica and a whole Pennsylvania museum to its name.
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Mini guide to Seattle, Washington

This Pacific Rim city built in the shadow of the Cascade Mountains is a veritable hub of bars, music venues and, of course, coffee.
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Drawing on Experience

Drawing on experience: Kelvedon

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Have book and pen, will travel.
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Tuscany's medieval-style festival

Siena’s Il Palio features a series of colourful pageants, and most famously, a wild bareback horse race around Piazza del Campo.
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