Plaza de Olavide.

At home in Madrid

The energy and elegance of the Spanish capital makes for a rich life, writes Anthony Ham.

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Kyoto Imperial Palace

Nothing really matters

If you've questioned that old saying about the best things in life, The Tripologist Michael Gebicki has proof that it's actually, well, on the money.

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La Central de Callao

A host of capital ideas

Annie Bennett suggests where to watch the passing show — and where to join it — as spring warms the city of Madrid.

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Snowglobes at Christmas market, Vienna.?

Dreamy white Christmas

If you think the festive season is missing its magic, a wander through some of Europe's best Christmas markets will do wonders for your yuletide spirit, says Brian Johnston.

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If these walls could talk...Restaurante Botin has survived wars and generations of owners.

Dinner with Hemingway

Restaurante Botin's suckling pig has fed a procession of famous names for three centuries, writes Lance Richardson.

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