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Japan’s traditional wholesale streets attract independent tourists

TOKYO — Kappa-bashi shopping street in eastern Tokyo is filled with shops selling everything you need to open a restaurant — from knives and pans in all shapes and sizes, to menu boards and food samples made of wax. The shops are open to everyone, but were traditionally used for wholesale purchases. Restaurant owners come from all ...

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A safari in Zambia’s oldest park is a thrill a minute

A safari in Zambia's oldest park is a thrill a minute

My stomach lurches as the lion turns to me, unblinking, distracted for a moment from the still-twitching waterbuck he has just slayed. Luckily, my guide, Moses, at the Ila Safari Lodge in Zambia’s Kafue National Park, is the epitome of calm. Sure enough, the lion flops into the long grass, ...

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Insta Food Baby: Incredible response to revealing photo experiment

Lauren Clark, 21, has been travelling in Europe over the northern summer, including a visit to picture-perfect Positano on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. There, someone took an Instagram-worthy snap of Ms Clark smiling on the beach against the backdrop of Positano’s famous hill of coloured buildings, but she wasn’t sure whether ...

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On a budget safari in Africa, the luxury is in the wildlife

On a budget safari in Africa, the luxury is in the wildlife

|     Andrea Sachs     | BILL, an Australian traveller in Zimbabwe, stood in the velvet-caped darkness and listened. I planted myself next to him and sucked in my breath, not wanting the smallest leak of air to disturb the quiet. And then we waited for it, the low growl that would ...

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The best day trips from London

The best day trips from London

Cambridge tops the list of the best day trip destinations from London. After more than four years away, my family finally decided it was a good idea to come and visit me in London. How nice. With more than four years of activities planned– both the clichéd of the (scaffolding-adorned) ...

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