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Thomas Edison and Henry Ford lead the way for today's tourists, says Chris Leadbeater

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Miami magic on a journey along Collins Avenue

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Mayan remains in Mexico

Yucatan, Mexico: Land of pyramids and fiery macaws

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48 Hours In: Santiago

Chile's capital is gaining new flights from Europe, making this is a great time to go, says Simon Calder

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Costa Rica: Your family and other animals

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Walking in Memphis: Neon-lit Beale Street first attracted musicians 150 years ago

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Rob Hastings soaks up blues, rock'n'roll and a troubled history on the banks of the Mississippi

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Party face: Trinidad is being spruced up

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Visit the colonial gem of Trinidad on the island's south coast as it celebrates a special birthday, says Brendan Sainsbury

Cuba: Walking towards the future

A hiking tour through communist Cuba suggests that change is on the way, says Nick Redmayne

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