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Sydney (image: Destination NSW)

The Best Cities to Visit in Australia

Australia is a country of contrasting landscapes; desert, beaches, mountains, bush – there is plenty to explore. It also has some incredible cities, and since I’ve been living in this beautiful countr...
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Dubrovnik sunset

A City Guide to Dubrovnik

Famously known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, the city of Dubrovnik has been the most prominent port on the Dalmatian Coast for almost a thousand years. However, more recently, Dubrovnik is most famous...
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Surin Beach, Phuket, Thailand

6 of the Best Beaches in Phuket

Nothing says Phuket like a beautiful beach. And as the largest island in Thailand, the Pearl of the Andaman has its fair share. But with so many to choose from, where do you start? Whether you wish to...
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Downtown Dubai at night

How to Explore Dubai After Dark

The opulent city of Dubai may be magical in the daytime but, when the sun sets, that’s when the skyline really comes to life. Known for its impressive shopping malls and world-famous water parks, ther...
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Beyond the Big Five: 10 Alternatives to Safari in South Africa

South Africa is well known for its diverse wildlife. Animal enthusiasts from all over the globe jet in to Kruger National Park, armed with...
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Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia, USA

9 of the Best American Road Trips

USA
What is it about a US road trip that makes it so appealing? Perhaps it’s the excitement of the open road, the freedom of the freeway, the ability to stop as and when you like or the thrill of driving ...
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Portland Head Cape Elizabeth

How to Get Under the Skin of New England

USA
New England may be known around the world for having the best fall leaves display in the States, but there’s so much to see here all year-round. Our Experts have picked out some of their favourite pho...
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11 Things I Ate in Greece

Before my first visit to Greece, my knowledge of Greek food consisted entirely of taramasalata. No, not the light, white, salty kind they serve in seaside cafés in Crete, but the sweet, bright pink gl...
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Uluru in Australia

The Best Places to Visit in Australia

When planning a visit to Australia, the options can seem endless. And indeed they are. No one trip to Australia can take in everything, but it is possible to experience the country’s stand-out highlig...
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German Christmas market

The Ultimate German Christmas Market Guide for 2017

If you’re looking to delight your friends and family with charming handcrafted gifts this year, then look no further than the traditional German markets – all of which are bursting with festive ambien...
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Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles

Things to Do in Los Angeles

USA
Movie famous, home to the Hollywood sign and just a stone’s throw from the iconic Santa Monica Pier, it’s easy to conjure up a mental picture of Los Angeles… but nothing quite measures up to experienc...
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How I Ate My Way Along South Africa's Garden Route

How could you make one of the world’s most beautiful self-drive routes even better? Stuff it with great food of course. And when you discover the culinary treats that pepper South Africa’s iconic Gard...
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