Philip Sweeney

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Rediscovering Algeria: a journey to the 'Gateway of the Sahara'

Algeria was once a mecca for writers and artists. A century later - after a series of wars - travellers are starting to return, but will they still be inspired?

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Short break: Marseille, France

France’s second city is a European Capital of Culture in 2013 – making this year the one to explore its old centre, regenerated districts and the wild coast beyond, says Philip Sweeney

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First 24 hours in Havana, Cuba

Classic cars, faded signs and pastel walls scream colonial time-warp, yet there is something peculiarly beguiling about this Caribbean city on the cusp of a change, says Philip Sweeney

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