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Pooping log Catalonia

10 Christmas Traditions from Around the World

Not long 'til Christmas now, and you'll soon be enjoying your mince pies and mulled wine while feeling suitably stuffed from far too much turkey. But as you set fire to your brandy-soaked Ch...
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Instatraveller: the Travelling Paper Boy

We’re always jealous of people who can combine art and travel, which is why we couldn’t help but fall in love with Rich McCor's incredible cut-outs. His Instagram account, @paperboyo, has seen a ...
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9 of the Best Fireworks Displays in the World

It's that time of year again – the day of winter thermals, wellies, fairground rides, food truck burgers and of course: SPARKLERS. Yup, you guessed it: it's Bonfire Night. And in order to pa...
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Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, USA

10 of the World’s Most Beautiful Live Music Venues

Catching your favourite band or singer live is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime, with the experience easily elevated further into greatness if you are lucky enough to watch...
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Group tour, Inca Trail, Peru

Mythbuster: Everything You Need to Know About Group Tours

They’ll take you further than you’ve ever been, to unforgettable destinations with a bunch of like-minded people – so why do group tours sometimes get a bad (and boring) reputation? Hazel Plush shares...
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8 of the Best Railway Journeys in the World

From chugging past the alpine peaks of Canada's Rocky Mountains or slicing through Australia's scorched Red Centre, railways can provide brilliant (and comfortable) portals to some of the wo...
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The Best Foods I Ate in the USA

I’ve been a bit spoilt with my USA travels this year. In fact, I’ve spent nearly a month over the pond in total, explored five states, six cities and three national parks, while also making a little f...
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Top Tips for Travelling Vegans

Travelling as a vegan can feel like those first few weeks of veganism all over again: exciting, daunting, with a never ending mantra of ‘what on earth am I going to eat?’ But, just like then, it won’t...
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Bed, Breakfast and Animals: Hotels with Resident Pets

If you’re anything like me, you have to put aside at least 30 minutes to say a tearful goodbye to your pets before every holiday. But, for those who really get pet-sick, there are some sympathetic hot...
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Instatraveller Tim the Tooth Ninja

Instatraveller: The Travels of One Man and His Three Dogs

Catching sight of the Northern Lights is an experience which tops many travel wish lists – but imagine watching the colours dance across the sky with your pet pooches in tow? That’s the reality for th...
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Common dolphins

The Best Places in the World to See Wild Dolphins

Everyone loves dolphins. Their friendly smiles and playful nature fast-tracks them right to the top of many a must-see wildlife bucket list, with dolphin-watching tours becoming an increasingly popula...
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The Most Beautiful Places in Western Australia

We never thought we’d be jealous of an Australian albatross, but dammit – those big birds get some amazing views. With sweeping white sands, jungly tangles, technicolour corals and sea water that look...
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