Erik Ahlstrand

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In Swiss utopia, the devil dwelled

Canton Uri, the birthplace of modern Switzerland, has the fog seas, glacial lakes and snow-capped mountains of Alpine fantasies – but hardly anyone knows about it.<p>Uri is one of Switzerland’s most scenic cantons – yet it remains one of the country’s least visited. A jagged wall of 2,000m-tall Urner …

Qatar's New Multibillion-Dollar Airport Signals Its Tourism Ambitions

A vast new airport in the Qatari capital opened for business following years of delays Wednesday as the natural-gas rich Gulf nation works to …

The Fantastic Faroe Islands

<i>Few people have heard of the obscure Faroe Islands, much less visited them, but a chance encounter with one of their countrywomen had put them firmly on this traveler's map...</i><p><i>First impressions at Bøur Beach, before the hike</i><p>A good few years ago, summoning the courage to chat up a beautiful stranger …

Top 10 things to do in Trinidad, Cuba

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trinidad, Cuba, was built on the back of the 19th-century sugar and slave trade. At its zenith, in 1827, one of the 56 sugar mills in the region harvested the biggest cane haul in the world — just under a million kilos of white pressed crystals. This enormous, …

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