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  • Five awe-inspiring religious ceremonies

    Five awe-inspiring religious ceremonies

    April 9th, 2013Site Editor
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    Catching a religious event or gathering in another country can be an exhilerating experience. Here, from the pages of Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth, we present five spectacular declarations of faith from all over the globe. Easter in Seville, Spain “Semana Santa” (or Holy Week) is the most spectacular of all the... Read more »

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  • Cool Taipei: 8 tips for exploring the city

    Cool Taipei: 8 tips for exploring the city

    October 19th, 2016Colt St. George
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    As the only democracy in the Chinese speaking world and the most progressive city for LGBTQ+ rights in Asia, a legacy of artists and activists have worked to make Taiwan’s capital a place where culture, progression and creativity thrive. Over the past few years, a new wave of resident creatives have been re-energizing the city.... Read more »

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  • World rituals – eight captivating celebrations

    World rituals – eight captivating celebrations

    January 14th, 2013Site Editor
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    One of the great pleasures of travel is observing – and learning from – the locals. Here’s a selection of awe-inspiring rituals from around the world, that feature dancing, theatrics and a little sacrificial slaughter. Cavorting with the kukeri, Bulgaria When it comes to the rich folk heritage of Eastern Europe, few events carry the... Read more »

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  • Taiwan: a traveller’s movie guide

    Taiwan: a traveller’s movie guide

    March 6th, 2013Stephen Keeling
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    Taiwan’s small but creative movie industry has been experiencing something of a renaissance in recent years. This selection – mostly recent films – should help you get under the skin of the island’s dynamic and complex culture. Aficionados should also check out the movies of two Taiwan legends: Hou Hsaio-Hsien and Tsai Ming-liang. Groundbreaker Hou... Read more »

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  • Interactive Map: The world’s best street food

    Interactive Map: The world’s best street food

    August 19th, 2013Site Editor
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    One of our most popular galleries recently was our round-up of street food across the globe. From bunny chow to poutine, it had a variety of suggestions for hungry travellers. Here we’ve pinned those photos to one of our world maps so you can see where to go for your next foodie fix. Where would... Read more »

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  • From mountains to markets in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    From mountains to markets in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    August 21st, 2014Jamie Fullerton
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    Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, is a tropical gateway to one of the region’s main surfing areas, Kenting. But it’s also well worth a visit in its own right. Jamie Fullerton finds some of the top things to do in Kaohsiung. Taipei, the capital of Taiwan and most travellers’ gateway to the island that is... Read more »

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  • 10 street foods you need to try in Taiwan

    10 street foods you need to try in Taiwan

    November 11th, 2015Rough Guides Editors
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    Taiwanese xiǎochī, or “small eats”, are justly famed, and no trip would be complete without several street food feasts. Night markets are among the best – and cheapest – places to try a selection, and you’ll want to leave plenty of time to go from stall to stall to seek out the best. To whet... Read more »

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  • The best food in the world – and where to eat it

    The best food in the world – and where to eat it

    January 28th, 2013Site Editor
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    Prepare for some serious stomach growls as we reveal 20 of our favourite foodie experiences around the world. These picks, taken from the pages of Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth, are some of the finest ways to truly eat authentic dishes in the countries that do them best. If you’re looking for... Read more »

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