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Mini guide to architecture in Madrid

From the heart of the old city to the showpiece architecture, Madrid can rival Paris, Rome and Barcelona for the breadth of its monuments.
Read more… 27 September 2013


Localites

London’s stairway to heaven

Head to the Tate Modern in Southwark and you could find yourself lost in a gravity-defying maze of 15 interlocking wooden stairways.
Read more… 24 September 2013


Worldwide Weird

Art made from what?

South Dakota’s Corn Palace is covered in more than 275,000 cobs of corn, many of which are arranged into murals that change every year.
Read more… 06 September 2013


Weaving a new future in Laos

In and around Luang Prabang, increased tourism is posing a real risk to the traditional textiles that have been sought after since the Tang dynasty.
Read more… 29 August 2013


Holy ground in post-Soviet Kazakhstan

Built entirely of wood using no nails more than a century ago, Zenkov Cathedral was re-consecrated following independence and is now an active place of worship.
28 August 2013


Localites

In San Francisco, modern art abounds

Despite the closure of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art until 2016, there are still plenty of opportunities to get your culture fix around the city.
Read more… 21 August 2013


Localites

Cycle through the stories of Sydney

Riding around the trendy inner-city suburbs offers a journey into the city’s industrial past and architectural present.
Read more… 16 August 2013


Restoring Cambodia's historical architecture

In order to save Phnom Penh's colonial style, long-standing buildings are being converted into boutique hotels.
Read more… 15 August 2013


Florence’s best-kept secret

Known by few and accessed by even fewer, the Vasari Corridor echoes with the footsteps of dukes and tyrants, and lays claim to one of Europe’s most exclusive art collections.
Read more… 13 August 2013


Tallinn’s story, written in the sky

Spiked with spires, Tallinn’s skyline provides fascinating tales and haunting legends detailing the Estonian capital’s history.
Read more… 12 August 2013


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