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Emilia-Romagna guide: what to see, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

This Italian region lacks the intense tourism of Tuscany or Veneto, yet travellers will enjoy superb foods, fine wines, rich history and great value for money

Living as I do in Venice, I have always thought it a shame that relatively few among its daily invasion of tourists make it as far as the next-door region of Emilia-Romagna. It easily matches the attractions of more celebrated Tuscany and Lombardy and offers temptingly affordable options for eating out and accommodation.

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Goldie on Phuket, Thailand: what to see and where to go

The DJ loves Phuket so much he moved there – and the Thai island is providing plenty of inspiration for his new career as an artist

Me and my wife Mika were married in Cherngtalay temple on Phuket island eight years ago. We used to come back every year and eventually thought, why don’t we live here? So now we do! We built a wonderful house, wrapped around a beautiful tree, with art and recording studios, and moved here six months ago. It’s near Kamala beach – a phenomenal place.

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