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'The city seems to be lingering somewhere in the Middle Ages'

Fès is the next stop on the Marrakech express

New flights will put this city within reach once more. Will it retain an authentic atmosphere or go the way of its southern neighbour, asks Dan Hipgrave

The temple at Aswan - the 125-kilometre stretch of Nile between Aswan and Luxor covers most of pharaonic Egypt's greatest hits

Egypt uncovered: A Nile cruise through history

Rory Ross sets sail from Aswan to Luxor on a luxury cruise fit for a pharaoh, stopping off en route to marvel at Egypt's grandest sites.

Barcelona: The crowds are gone in December - and the locals like it that way

It was an exhilarating and faintly surreal sensation, suspended in mid-air over Barcelona last week.
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Pole position: the city is shaking off its stuffy reputation and attracting leading creatives; the Zooglers are the latest to move in

City Slicker: How Zurich got creative

This gateway to Switzerland's ski slopes is embracing all things creative. Ian McCurrach finds out what to see and do, old and new

48 Hours In: Rio de Janeiro

Beach is best for citizens of this fascinating Brazilian city. And with the New Year celebrations on their way, why wait for the carnival? Simon Calder has a caipirinha or two
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