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When it opened in 1977, the Pompidou Centre gave Paris a new heart. I know, because a couple of years later, when I visited the city for the first time, that was the building I wanted to see. Not the Eiffel Tower, nor the Arc de Triomphe, not even the Tour Montparnasse. Such was the
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Judging the size of city’s population more than 2,000 years later is a tricky business. Different sources give different estimates, so for the sake of simplicity we’ve used just one: Tertius Chandler’s Four Thousand Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census, published in 1987. Memphis, Egypt When did it dominate? 3100 BC – 2250 BC,
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Travelsphere packs in, flights, transfers, accommodation, experienced Tour Managers and a huge range of local excursions are a given. The included meals, give a flavour of the local culture and cuisine, and there is always plenty of time to explore independently. Travelsphere has specialised in providing escorted tours across the globe for over 50 years,
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It has been a project 20 years in the planning with a number of false starts, but a redevelopment of St Lucia’s international airport is finally underway, according to the minister for tourism, Dominic Fedee. The Hewanorra airport on the Eastern Caribbean island currently operates a single terminal for both domestic and international arrivals and
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Christmas markets in Europe form the perfect setting to get into the holiday spirit, with the sweet aroma of mulled wine and cinnamon spice and the echo of Christmas jingles in the air, and market stalls full of festive fare.   Home to the some of the world’s most beautiful cities, there are plenty of ways
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In 1973 the very first Lonely Planet guide, Across Asia on the Cheap, written by the company’s co-founder Tony Wheeler, was published. The previous year, Tony and his wife Maureen had driven an old people carrier from London to Afghanistan, sold it in Kabul, before continuing to Australia by whatever form of transport they could
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