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Ireland: More than bog-standard tramping
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Ireland: More than bog-standard tramping

Dingle Peninsula, because of its isolation and less intensive forms of modern farming, has one of the richest concentrations of archaeological sites in Ireland.

Ireland: Puffins and piety
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Ireland: Puffins and piety

Jill Worrall heads across choppy waters to visit a former monastic site on a rocky Irish outcrop.

Cuba: Swashbucklers ahoy
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Cuba: Swashbucklers ahoy

For about 200 years, from the mid-1500s, pirates, privateers and buccaneers terrorised Cuba, writes Jill Worrall.

Sri Lanka: Sigiriya's dizzying rock fortress
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Sri Lanka: Sigiriya's dizzying rock fortress

Sigiriya is one of Sri Lanka's eight Unesco-listed World Heritage Sites and is for me, its most spectacular monument, an absolutely vital part of any visit to this country.