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When it comes to tourism initiatives, you can’t knock Bournemouth council for ambition. A decade ago, it had the seemingly brilliant idea of creating an artificial surf reef off Boscombe beach aimed at attracting… Read more

Winning tip: history and relaxation: Licata On the south coast, this is close to Agrigento but far less touristy. The beautiful sandy beaches saw allied landings in 1943, but now attract locals for swimming and… Read more

Hollywood movie magic Watch a movie at the Aero in Santa Monica, or the Egyptian in Hollywood: both are part of AmericanCinematheque, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting “America’s indigenous art form –… Read more

In 1936, Sir Josiah Stamp, then Governor of the Bank of England, made a speech at the opening of the Morecambe open air baths. “When we get down to swimming” he said, “we get down to democracy.” That sense of importance… Read more