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Before its downfall, the Aizu domain was famous for its education system and strict samurai code
By Lesley Downer
Four hundred years have passed since Seville was the greatest and most glamorous city on earth
Ngapali, on the Bay of Bengal, is pronounced ‘Napoli’ and is said to be Burma’s answer to Naples
Visiting Uzbekistan is a huge adventure
Under the skin of Seville
On the road to Mandalay
Samurai nights in Aizu
Flavors of the past
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