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London film locations: A self-guided walking tour
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London film locations: A self-guided walking tour

From Mary Poppins and Lawrence of Arabia to Harry Potter and Love Actually, London’s streets, skylines and iconic buildings have formed the backdrop for hundreds of films. Every era of the city’s history has been recreated on screen, and it’s…

On the trail of Robert Burns in Dumfries, Scotland
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On the trail of Robert Burns in Dumfries, Scotland

From New Years’ Eve renditions of Auld Lang Syne to ‘my love is like a red, red rose’ and ‘the best laid schemes o’ mice and men’, even if you don’t think you know the works of Scottish poet…

The Welcome to Las Vegas sign, Nevada USA
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Las Vegas film locations: A Sin City walking tour

Bright lights, blackjack tables, glitz and glamour – it’s no wonder larger-than-life Las Vegas is a favourite location for filmmakers. Over 100 movies have featured Sin City’s over-the-top casinos and iconic Strip views.…

Montmartre’s art and history: A self-guided Paris walking tour
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Paris walks: A self-guided Montmartre walking tour

The hilltop neighbourhood of Montmartre, Paris, is one of the city’s most popular tourist spots. But not too long ago it was synonymous with drinking, dancing and debauchery. In the mid-19th century it was just outside Paris’ city limits…

New York film locations: A city walking tour
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New York film locations: A Manhattan walking tour

It was my first trip to New York – and my first time out of Europe – and everything should’ve felt new and different. But I couldn’t shake off the feeling that I’d been here before. Walking along Fifth…

The streets of St Germain, Paris: A self-guided walking tour
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Paris walks: A self-guided St Germain walking tour

Located on Paris’ Left Bank, St-Germain-des-Prés is one of the city’s most famous neighbourhoods. Over the years it’s been a meeting place for intellectuals, a centre of the post-war Jazz Age and a bohemian hub for artists and writers.…