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Sampling Beijing’s imperial duck

When the Qing dynasty fell in 1911, former palace chefs set up restaurants around Beijing and brought the dish to the public.
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Exploring Beijing's hutongs

Narrow lanes and alleys, called hutongs, contain much of Beijing's vibrant street life. Hutongs thread through the backstreets and form open areas for neighbourhoods.



Postcard from Southeast Sicily

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This Italian island is home to Baroque architecture, wines grown on the slopes of Mount Etna, endless pastries and superb pastas.
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Locks say I love you

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The love tradition that’s travelling the world - in the shape of a padlock.
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Rocking out in Beijing

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Beijing has emerged as the centre of the country’s alternative rock scene and there is normally a concert going on somewhere on any given night.
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Would you give up your mobile phone?

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While the debate over the possible link between mobile phones and cancer rages, there is no doubting the positive link between mobile phones and business travel.
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