Laura Millar

(Contributor)

Laura Millar is a freelance travel writer and regular contributor to City A.M.

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Despite being Belgium’s fourth-largest city, not many people seem to know about Ghent, which is a total shame, as it’s full [...]

29 June
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It’s barely nine o’clock in the evening, and I’m uncomfortably close to my first brush with death. Or, to be more precise, [...]

22 June
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The weekend: Two hours south of Paris is a lush, green stretch of France studded with over three hundred chateaux, home to kings, [...]

20 April
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The narrow stone passageway opened into a small stone altar featuring the carved statue of a goddess. Was this a place of worship, [...]

9 March
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The wide boulevards of the inner arrondissements of Paris, lined with elegant 19th century buildings, are made for late summer [...]

15 September
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Picture the likes of London’s White Cube, the Saatchi Gallery, and the Serpentine, all transported to, say…Hounslow. Would [...]

28 July
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The taxi taking me on the ten-minute journey from Ko Samui’s tiny, open-air airport terminal to my hotel on Chaweng beach, [...]

30 June
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Russia’s sprawling capital teems with magnificent onion-domed churches, candy-coloured Baroque buildings and compelling, clean-lined, [...]

24 February
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Marbs, as certain raffish reality TV characters call it, occupies a prime location by the Med on southern Spain’s Sunshine [...]

20 February
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Some places are just so beautiful, so unbelievably picture-perfect, so utterly, gob-smackingly Instagrammable, that you think, [...]

6 January
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So this huge cloud of scalding steam, which reached temperatures of around 600 degrees centigrade and contained toxic gases, [...]

22 June
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“Look, over there – a bull shark.” My guide, Mark, points out the sleek, contoured shape with its distinctive dorsal fin [...]

22 February
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W e had only meant to stop for a light lunch. But in a quiet square in the tiny town of Piacenza, waiting staff at the Taverna [...]

29 January
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Kampai!’ says my effusive barman, as I lift the highball glass to my lips. I’m in a narrow, low-lit, eight-seater bar called [...]

2 February
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