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Where will your next trip take you? Be inspired by our latest travel news, holiday ideas, tips and recommendations. With new articles every day, you’ll never run out of ideas!

Hiking the Oribi Gorge

Tales from the Road: South Africa

Dutch photographer and photo-blogger Water van Zwienen found history, wildlife and raw beauty in abundance on a dream road trip across South Africa... As a child I travelled a lot with my family, alwa...
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Boston USA

A First Timer's Guide to Boston

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The historic city of Boston is a confection of arts, music, sports and delicious cuisine. Whether you have two days or two weeks in this New England city, here is a run-down of the must-do sights and ...
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Around the World In Coffee: the Bucket List

I love lists: Shopping lists, to do lists, gift lists (for other people, not me); I would be lost without them all. Some lists are more serious than others but none are more important than my Coffee B...
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8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Going to Laos

When I announced my intention to visit Southeast Asia, my friends asked me heaps of questions. Which beaches are you staying at? Are you going to Angkor Wat? How long are you staying in Bangkok?  Whil...
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5 Travel April Fools’ Day Pranks We Wish Were True…

The history behind April Fools’ Day is a bit muddy. Did it stem from the turn of the seasons? Or from the adoption of a new calendar? We may not have the answer, but what we do know for certain is tha...
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Malacca River Malaysia

Your Guide to Exploring Malacca

Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries in South East Asia, a true melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and western cultures, but amongst this diversity, the city of Malacca stands out above th...
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Why We Love Travelling with our Mums

Travelling with a partner comes easy. Travelling with friends is fun. But travelling with your mum is special. A fleeting chance to relive your childhood and get to know more about the woman in your l...
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12 of the Sunniest Spots in the World

 
Winter, spring summer or fall – no matter the time of year in the UK you can always count on one thing: the unpredictability of the weather. So when you're getting soaked on the way to work, deic...
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How to Get Over the Holiday Blues

I think we can all agree: travelling is one of the best things you can do. Whether that's exploring a hidden nook of your own country, a European mini break or that life-changing trip around the ...
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Fairmont San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco

The Best Hotel Room Views in the World

There’s nothing better than waking up on your holidays, a day of excitement ahead, opening the curtains and feasting your eyes on a glorious view of your surroundings. Whether it’s the crashing waves,...
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The Ultimate Way to See Thailand in Two Weeks

An elephant in Chiang Mai   Thailand may not seem that big on the map – especially when compared to the likes of the USA and Australia – but it’s undoubtedly a cultural behemoth. There’s so much to ...
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Cable Beach, Broome

9 Reasons to Visit Broome

Found on the far northern shores of Western Australia, Broome is one of the country’s most remote holiday destinations. This isolated town is over 2000 kilometres away from the state capital, Perth, a...
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