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Time Out picks the ‘world’s coolest’ neighborhood for 2022

(CNN) — It’s one of the best parts about a vacation — that moment when you discover the side of the city that’s clearly more popular with locals than tourists. Maybe it’s the off-the-beaten-track cafe with the best coffee you’ve ever tasted, the underground bar that’s not signposted on the street above, or the restaurant …

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Santu Lussurgiu, the Sardinian town with an alcoholic secret

Editor’s Note: All-new episodes of “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy” Sundays, at 9 pm ET only on CNN. Sign up to CNN Travel’s Unlocking Italy newsletter for more. CNN — It’s super strong, fennel-flavored, as transparent as water – and in many households across Sardinia it’s still produced illegally. Filu ‘e ferru, or “iron wire,” …

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Cappadocia: One of Turkey’s most spectacular hiking destinations

CNN — A rich palette of shimmering caramel swirls, ochres, creams and pinks unfolds across the landscape like an enormous handwoven carpet. Stands of poplars line paths carved by ancient lava flows from three now extinct volcanoes, crisscrossing valleys studded with conical peribacı. This is Cappadocia, central Turkey, famous for its whimsical “fairy chimneys,” to …

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Secrets from the man behind Hong Kong’s most popular restaurants

(CNN) — Hong Kong is widely considered one of the most challenging cities in the world to operate a restaurant — a roiling cauldron of changing tastes, cleaver-sharp competition and unsavory economics. Right at the heart of its culinary world, with connections to at least half of its hottest tables, is publicist Geoffrey Wu. Wu …

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