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The Hobbit: Middle Earth locations in New Zealand – in pictures

As New Zealand gears up for the world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in Wellington on 28 November, the entire country is going Hobbit mad. Details of many of the locations used in Sir Peter Jackson’s trilogy are a closely guarded secret, but there are still plenty of places where you can feel the magic of Middle Earth, from the set of Hobbiton to ‘Mount Doom’ from the Lord of the Rings films Continue reading…

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10 unusual ways to see London at night

A new guide, Celestial London, encourages visitors to discover the capital’s nocturnal attractions, from bat walks and ghost hunts to all-night cinema and dawn markets

Whether you’re jetlagged, insomniac or wired, London at night is a mysterious place. People behave differently, the streets are sodium yellow and the parks are dark. As colours desaturate, familiar areas can turn dangerous. Curiocity has been strolling in the gloaming, pinpointing the best and most unusual experiences this wild shadow city has to offer.

Like any city London can be dangerous, so make sure you take precautions and don’t walk alone at night.

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