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Asia’s Top 10 Backpacking Destinations

Southeast Asia’s lush tropical landscape and patchwork of ancient civilizations, combined with relatively low prices for western travelers, has drawn a steady stream of backpackers since the counter-cultural movement of the sixties. The current flows as strongly today as ever before and, as this list of the region’s gems attest, it’s easy to understand why. […]

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24 Hours in Hong Kong

A single day in Hong Kong is definitely not long enough to do this great city justice. But, if you’re on a layover on your way to Bali or you just want to go big on your first day in Hong Kong, we’ll show you how to hit up all the major tourist hot spots […]

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The view of Honolulu from the peak of Diamond Head.

The 10 Most Visited Cities in the United States by Foreign Travelers (2013)

The 2013 year-end statistics are in from the National Travel and Tourism Office on the most popular cities in the United States with international visitors. Altogether, 32 million international travelers ventured to the United States in 2013 and almost all of them managed to make it to one of these 10 cities. While no city […]

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A look at the Sphinx and the pyramids at Giza.

Travel in the Middle East in 2014

It is possible to have a great time traveling in the Middle East and to broaden your horizons at the same time. Of course, much of the appeal of these countries is to do with their long histories, but going there does not mean that you have to spend all your time looking at ancient […]

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Luxury yachts and a mountain backdrop make for a pretty Andalucian scene. Photo by Tomás Fano/Flickr.

The Top Four Things to Do during Your Holiday in Marbella

Marbella is one of the most popular resorts in the Spanish Costa del Sol region, and offers a range of things to see and do for those looking for an enjoyable, relaxing holiday. Over the years it has developed a reputation for being somewhere for the more discerning tourist to travel to, due to the […]

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Queenstown and Around: Get Out and See the Best of the Area

If you are heading to Queenstown, there’s a good chance that you are thinking about launching yourself from a bridge attached to a bungee cord or cruising down some white water rapids when you arrive. It is the extreme sport capital of New Zealand, after all. However, if you decide to take a break from […]

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Paris: A Romantic European Experience like No Other

It’s the subject of countless romantic movies, and the French capital is showing no signs of giving up its title as the City of Love. There’s no place like Paris for a romance, so whisk that special someone away for the weekend and enjoy our pick of some of the city’s most romantic attractions. It’s […]

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Travel Guide to Stockholm and its Top Attractions

A unique landscape – 14 islands connected by bridges – and a blessed proximity to a breathtaking archipelago gives the Swedish capital its charmed, almost mystical aesthetic. Yet, despite this classic, natural beauty, Stockholm has in the last decade evolved into a vibrant city with contemporary offerings on par with Europe’s most exciting destinations. Exploring […]

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Road Trip: Driving from Berlin to Prague

Pastoral farmland and jagged mountain ranges lie between these two capitals, along with a smattering of lively cities and elegant long-established towns. Hiking, partying or sightseeing can be prioritized according to taste, though the area’s troubled history over the past century, defined by two epochs of totalitarianism, is harder to avoid. Temporary escape can be […]

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Great Choices for a Weekend Break in England and Wales

The title pretty much says it all – if you’re hoping to get away for the weekend somewhere in England or Wales, there are plenty of options available to you. Let’s jump right in with some of the best luxury hotels in the English and Welsh countryside! A luxury country stay at Nash Hall in […]

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