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  • View image of Brazil’s abundance of natural resources has contributed to its economic growth (Credit: Credit: FG Trade/Getty Images)

    In 30 years, most of the world’s largest economies will be those that are emerging today, surpassing current behemoths such as the US, Japan and Germany.

  • View image of Lee Namoo (Martin): “The speed of the internet in [South] Korea is the envy of the world” (Credit: Credit: ITAR-TASS 1593太阳集团城一切网址 Agency/Alamy)

    A new report has identified the most highly connected countries, where innovation, online services and digitally forward-thinking lifestyles are drawing expats from across the globe.

  • View image of The city of Nanjing, China, has a great deal of architectural variation (Credit: Credit: Joshua Davenport/Alamy)

    Nanjing offers a different pace than bustling Beijing or futuristic Shanghai, but one that newcomers are happy to embrace for the peaceful trade-offs.

  • View image of Norwegians embrace the concept of friluftsliv, which translates to ‘open-air life’ (Credit: Credit: Steve Taylor ARPS/Alamy)

    These five countries are making positive global contributions to the planet and climate, according to the Good Country Index.

  • View image of The mix of cultures in Singapore allows newcomers to adjust quickly (Credit: Credit: Art Kowalsky/Alamy)

    As Singapore commemorates its Bicentennial in 2019, residents reflect on three values – openness, multiculturalism and self-determination – that have helped form the modern-day nation.

  • View image of Mbabane, eSwatini’s capital city, is small compared to other countries’ standards (Credit: Credit: Thomas Cockrem/Alamy)

    Last April, Swaziland’s King Mswati III made a surprise announcement: the African country would again be known by its indigenous name, eSwatini.

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    • View image of Pink plumeria in Indonesia (Credit: Credit: Surachet99/Getty Images)

      Well World

      Explore different ways that cultures the world over strive for a healthy lifestyle and learn through their collective wisdom.

    • View image of Tagliatelle pasta with vegan bolognese (Credit: Credit: GMVozd/Getty)

      Culinary Roots at Home

      Trace the origins of trending recipes, learning the stories behind the dishes as well as easy tips on how to make them.

    • View image of People talk on balconies in Lanciano, Italy (Credit: Credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images)

      Neighbourly Love

      As families around the world bunker in amid the Covid-19 pandemic, one silver lining may be that we all realise something that we should have known long ago: we’re all this together.

    • View image of Windmills on wind farm with mountains and clouds (Credit: Credit: Lane Erickson/Alamy)

      The World of Tomorrow

      Visit ingenious communities around the world that are adapting to environmental change – whether that’s extreme heat, cold or floods – or are finding new ways to live sustainably.

    • View image of Morning traffic in Kigali city centre (Credit: Jennifer Pillinger/Alamy)

      Comeback Cities

      We showcase under-the-radar capitals, champion urban underdogs and revel in the success stories of cities that have turned their fortunes around.

    • View image of Amed is an underwater temple in Bali, Indonesia (Credit: Credit: Look/Alamy)

      Sunken Civilisation

    • View image of St Michel's Mount in France is a world heritage site (Credit: Credit: Prisma by Dukas Presseagentur GmbH/Alamy)

      Islands of Imagination

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