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The following articles are in progress – or available for redrafts, with photographs.

Panama City Beach, Florida




Didyma, Turkey



Alaska’s new “uncruise” (a boutique adventure vessel, launched in 2011
Alaska in winter from the Iditarod to chasing the northern lights, and cold-water diving and surfing Australia
Arizona: Desert dwellings from Salado cliff dwellings to the Biosphere
Arizona: The Ostrich Jockey, racing the big birds in Chandler
Arizona: The Valley of the Sun by Starlight
Boston: Beantown, the "Athens of America"
Canada's West Coast Trail
Chicago: The blues-singing, blue collar of the nation
Panama City, Florida: Redneck Riviera
Las Vegas: the Neon Boneyard grows up in 2011
Oregon's pinot noir country (horseback winery crawl)
Rocky Mountains: Hip-waders, a ‘hoss’ and a hat
Rocky Mountains: Dogsledding the Continental Divide
San Francisco: Busted boom town
Salt Lake City (wrapping up a $4.5bn city-center revamp in 2012)
Seattle: Emerald City by the sea
Tofino: Canada's Surf City
Washington’s Columbia River Gorge
Whistler's cheese-rolling and eco-friendly golf on a glacier

Checkpoint Charley: Nicosia's green line
Following in the footsteps of Lawrence Durrell
Rediscover Romance at the birthplace of Aphrodite

Budapest: Where Baroque baths meet Communist chic
Finland: Last tango in Helsinki
Germany: Fake sea breezes and forgotten vineyards, the Nahe Valley
Romania: Travels in Transylvania

Ancient Olympia: The field of dreams
Athens: Europe’s Cinderella, Greece’s capital turns rags to riches – and Olympic gold
Film: Ancient Greece on-screen in the new sword and sandal epics
Grande Bretagne: Athens’ most famous hotel reopens for the 2004 Olympics
Greek gods: A myth for every moment, cradle to grave
Greek islands: A taste of Greek glamour – without eating the whole souvlaki
Kefalonia: Sparky ‘island spirit’ uncorrupted by Corelli
Lefkada: Turning scrap metal into gold
Literature: Best beach books for the Greek isles
Messolongi: The sacred city re-emerging from the ruins
Nafpaktos: The pirates, sea battles and serenity of a fairytale town
Patra: Emerging from the sirens’ shadows
Strains of Sappho: the musical traditions of Lesvos – and where to tap into them today
Zakynthos:The enchanted isle of rubbish

Cinque Terra: Genteel kitsch in the five fishing villages
Ischia: Capri’s overlooked neighbour is heating up
Gargano: Hanky panky and Padre Pio, an Italian holiday
Going to America: Skipping school with expat teens in Rome
Lago di Como: The lake of ghosts
Pisa: Meadow of Miracles by moonlight
Roman Traffic al fresco: Zen and the art of moped mayhem
Siena: Jeers and horseflesh
Sperlonga: Gelato and a grotto at the "Ulyssian Riviera"
Tarquinia: Rough riders and rowdy frescoes
Venice: High water mark

Ankara: Turkey’s leafy, vibrant capital
Cappadocia: The surreal landscape where fairies and monks mingle
Didyma: The melancholy Medusa at the mouth of Apollo
Ephesus: Ancient wonders from Amazons to Alexander the Great
Gordion: King Midas on the rubbish heap of history
Istanbul: Uplit ... with birds
Miletus: Cradle of western philosophy
Priene: City of the Amazon dream queens
Sardis: Gold-rich kingdom of Croesis, king of the Lydians

United Kingdom
Narrowboats: 3,600 miles by stretch-barge
Orkney Islands: The tin-can cathedral
Oxford's unravelling hippy fringe

Narrowboat in Oxford

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