Wide street, long history

The broad, arrow-straight, tree-lined avenue was first planned at the order of France's Louis XIV.

Paris' Champs-Elysees might be the most beautiful avenue in the world, but it's seen its share of horror.

Dishes you must try in Istanbul

Mikla holds the prestigious acclaim of being part of the World's 50 Best restaurants.

Turkish food goes much further than breads, dips and the modest kebab.

Whisky with a virtual twist video

Customers who order a 'Origin' cocktail are sent on a tour of Scotland from their bar stool.

Drinkers who order a 'Origin' cocktail are sent on a tour of the Scottish hills right from their bar stool.

The Gallipoli dawn service

Visitors from Australia and NZ attend a dawn ceremony at Anzac Cove in the Gallipoli peninsula in Canakkale, Turkey.

Seeing an Anzac Day service at Gallipoli is a once in a lifetime experience for Kiwis and Aussies.

Beyond Gallipoli: The rest of Turkey

The Sea of Marmara and the Prince's Islands are a short ferry ride from Kabatas.

To most Kiwis, and Aussies too, Turkey means one thing: Gallipoli. But what if you need some downtime?

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Wide street, long history

The broad, arrow-straight, tree-lined avenue was first planned at the order of France's Louis XIV.

Paris' Champs-Elysees might be the most beautiful avenue in the world, but it's seen its share of horror.

Experience Paris from the inside

A walking tour will show you the city from the inside, the beauty, the glory and the horror too.

10 things you shouldn't do in France

France opens replica of Lascaux caves

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The stage is set in Sicily

The ever-present Mount Etna looms over Taormina.

Roman and Milano elites love this Sicilian seaside retreat, Kiwis should follow their lead.

Italy's undiscovered secrets video

From climbing live volcanoes, to spending the day soaking under a naturally hot waterfall, these Kiwis have uncovered Italy.

Leonardo da Vinci self-portrait

Spend the night at da Vinci's house

Travellers to Milan can rest their heads in Leonardo da Vinci's former home.

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Unpopular cities with a stunning draw

Even Europe's less-heralded cities can have some amazing attractions.

They're not Europe's most heralded spots but they have one thing going for them. Literally, one thing.

New Hamburg landmark wows gallery

It boasts a concert hall and apartments, and sits on a river - this is the stunning new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.

Miniatur Wunderland says its representing the state of society with a wall around its US display.

What US wall would look like

Complete with barbed wire, a wall has appeared around the US - at a popular miniature world attraction.

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