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Asia Pacific   16 Nov, 2015, 16:30
A video selfie from the island of Bali  
Jacob Laukaitis

Indonesia’s tourist paradise proves a visual feast for Jacob Laukaitis’ 21st century scrapbook, a video selfie binge for the youtube generation.

Middle East   15 Nov, 2015, 18:42
Don’t drop your smile if you want to survive Petra  
Thomas Dowling

Jordan’s iconic Nabatean highlight has plenty to inspire visitors. But Thomas Dowling finds it also has a fair selection of sophisticated – and often young – hustlers who are well used to visitors.

Asia Pacific   11 Nov, 2015, 15:50
White Christmas in the Whitsunday Islands  
Jen Thames

While the Northern Hemisphere shivers it’s summer down under and you still get a white Christmas, just with sand not snow. Jen Thames presents the ultimate guide to Australia’s fabulous Whitsunday Islands.

Americas   11 Nov, 2015, 13:10
A wild night out in San Pedro Sula  
Phillip Ghee

The most dangerous city in Honduras has some pretty rowdy nightlife. But Phillip Ghee finds it slightly alarming when he finds his guide for the night has a dual identity: Maestro Jekyll and Señor Hyde

Asia Pacific   11 Nov, 2015, 12:00
Curries and Common Ground  
Kristina Johnson

When Kristina Johnson sets off into the hills of Northern Thailand to learn how to cook, she discovers a whole lot more about life than she expects.

Deals, Middle East   11 Nov, 2015, 09:50
Events to look out for in Dubai 2016  
Paul Woollacombe

Dubai is the standout star of Middle Eastern tourism and there’s always plenty going on. There are, however, a few major events that might just influence when you choose to visit: Paul Woollacombe rounds up your options.

Europe   11 Nov, 2015, 09:07
For free rail travel, head to Spain  
Kris Mole

Famous freeloader Kris Mole takes a little while to crack the Spanish rail system. But he’s in broke in Barcelona and needs to be in Madrid. Where there’s a will – and a Mole – there’s a way.

Americas, Deals   9 Nov, 2015, 18:06
FlightHub’s travel guide to Montréal  

There are few cities as cosmopolitan and fascinating as Montréal, Quebec county’s premier mix of cultures in Canada. TravelHub know the city as their home and have every angle covered.

Editorials   9 Nov, 2015, 16:58
How to be a traveller with a plan  
Andra Badea

There’s no need for a detailed itinerary to enjoy a bit of travel. Andra Badea’s advice, basically, is to wing it.

Europe   9 Nov, 2015, 16:50
Ireland’s Skellig Michael: that fantastic, impossible rock  
Albert F. Englehardt

The Irish monks of County Kerry built one of their strangest and most isolated monasteries on the lonely island of Skellig Michael. Alfred F Englehardt takes a boat to explore the ruins.

Middle East   9 Nov, 2015, 09:54
Essential steps for a trip to Israel with your little ones  
Shlomo SIXT

Israel is one of the Middle East’s most exciting tourist destinations. Shlomo SIXT has some tips for planning a family visit to a country that combines beach, beauty, history and culture.

Americas   5 Nov, 2015, 17:58
The half-expected hazards of a taxi ride in Brazil  
Jun Cola

Brazilian traffic is erratic at best and taxi drivers are perhaps the most idiosyncratic of all the people on the road. In the city of Natal Jun Cola finds a sudden need for transport shreds his nerves and does little to help him reach his destination.

Central Asia   29 Oct, 2015, 13:49
Myanmar’s steady battle with Western (mis)conceptions  
Thomas Dowling

So long sheltered from the outside world, Burma is shyly emerging onto the travel scene. Thomas Dowling says now is a great time to visit Myanmar.

Central Asia, Deals   29 Oct, 2015, 11:55
Train’s the way for language students to explore China  
Anna Rugg

Rails and fast trains make easy work of the great distances involved in travelling through China. Anna Rugg has some tips for travelling on the Chinese rail network.

Americas   28 Oct, 2015, 16:19
A bus-passenger’s glimpse of downtown Dallas  
Steve Rudd

Determined backpacker Steve Rudd finds himself with a long morning to kill in America’s southern city that’s synonymous with JFK’s assassination way back when. This time, however, he has more trouble buying a hamburger than Lee Harvey Oswald had shooting a president.

Deals, Europe   28 Oct, 2015, 11:45
The top sights – and sites – of ancient Greece  
Lucy Barker

There’s more to Greece than sun and see. As home to the Western World’s first advanced civilisation it has ancient ruins aplenty. Lucy Barker runs through some of the finest sites – and sights.

Europe   27 Oct, 2015, 14:27
20 things to see and do in the Czech capital, Prague  
Tereza Vítková

Straddling the banks of the Vltava River, the capital of the Czech Republic has plenty to interest and entertain visitors. Tereza Vítková runs through the leading attractions.

Americas   27 Oct, 2015, 12:55
Toltecs and tortillas on a genteel tour of Mexico  
Elizabeth von Pier

Mexico’s wonders are effortlessly brought to Elizabeth von Pier as she tours San Miguel and the Yucutan Peninsula, with its wealth of current culture and ancient ruins.

Europe   23 Oct, 2015, 14:57
Walking pace is the fastest way to appreciate Rome’s highlights  
Lindsay Salt

Independent travel is all very well, but when time is short there’s no point blundering around. Lindsay Salt finds guided walks allows her to explore the most important sights and sites of Italy’s capital city.

Central Asia   20 Oct, 2015, 11:37
The beauty of solitude in Inner Mongolia  
Laura French

Laura French heads into a world of nomads, yurts and galloping horses in china’s remote north. It’s an experience that overshadows all her travels in the cities of Beijing and Xian.

Africa   15 Oct, 2015, 14:26
Some quiet advice for travellers in Africa  
Philip Perry

From a snug vantage-point in amiable Malawi, seasoned traveller Philip Perry runs over some dos and don’ts for visitors to sub-Saharan Africa. Don’t be put off, he says: the experience is unforgettable.

Deals, Pole to Pole   14 Oct, 2015, 10:09
Top destinations for a casino holiday  
Teresa Turner

Las Vegas is not the only place with casinos. Teresa Turner says there are plenty of exotic places around the world where you can combine your travels with a flutter at the tables.

Africa   8 Oct, 2015, 13:05
A gentle safari on foot through Zambia  
George Bell

In Africa’s Luangwa Valley, George Bell reports on an eventful few days on a Zambian walking safari.

Europe   5 Oct, 2015, 12:40
Hiking through the clear mountain air of Austria’s ‘High Towers’  
Wim Hordijk

Wim Hordijk finds beauty and peace in the largest park in the mountains of Austria, as he hikes through Europe’s largest Alpine park.

Asia Pacific   5 Oct, 2015, 08:23
Thrills and scams in Cambodia and Vietnam  
Laura French

In Southeast Asia Laura French finds here western complexion ruins her attempts to pass as a savvy local. But she has plenty of fun as she travels through Camrobya and Vietscam.

Deals, Europe   2 Oct, 2015, 04:16
3 super spots for a long weekend in the UK  
Paul Woollacombe

There’s always time to fit in a long weekend away. Paul Woollacombe looks through the options for a short British break.

Americas   1 Oct, 2015, 05:06
New Brunswick’s hills turn out to be mountains  
Eric Whitehead

One of Canada’s many remote provinces is best known for its remote coastal villages. But Eric Whitehead discovers another side to New Brunswick on a testing hike up Mount Carleton.

Deals, Pole to Pole   1 Oct, 2015, 04:12
4 perfect places to get the most bang for your buck  
Lucy Barker

Even if you’re short of funds there are plenty of places that are still inexpensive for travellers. Lucy Barker runs through four countries where your money will stretch furthest.

Asia Pacific   30 Sep, 2015, 12:44
A first experience of Airbnb in rural New Zealand  
Benjamin Rietema

All hotels are full in downtown Dunedin, but Benjamin Rietama comes up with a cunning plan. He signs up for Airbnb and finds himself totally immersed in Kiwi life.

Europe   30 Sep, 2015, 12:00
5 fab activity holidays around Europe  
Paul Woollacombe

Travel in Europe doesn’t have to be a passive tour of buildings and sights. Paul Woollacombe outlines a range of active options.

Americas   29 Sep, 2015, 06:34
How to miss the blues in Memphis  
Steve Rudd

Travelling on a tiny budget is as hard in America as anywhere in the world. But in the heart of Tennessee Steve Rudd finds a perfect lack of planning adds to his woes.

Deals, Europe   29 Sep, 2015, 06:04
7 places to stop on a UK Tour  
Lucy Barker

The United Kingdom is one of the world’s leading tourist destinations. But it’s also a lot bigger than it looks on the map. Lucy Barker has your guide to Britain’s best cities and places to visit.

Africa   28 Sep, 2015, 13:59
Northern Ethiopia, and 72 hours on the roof of Africa  
Malee Oot

A trek in Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains takes Malee Oot to the top of the world – and a little-known region of remotest Africa.

Deals, Pole to Pole   28 Sep, 2015, 12:53
The best locations for a villa holiday  
Paul Woollacombe

There’s a world of choice when it comes to choosing a holiday villa. Paul Woollacombe looks at the top destinations for this year.

Central Asia   17 Sep, 2015, 16:40
Tehran’s crazy traffic is just a prelude to the culture gulf  
Savka Andic

As a rare foreign tourist in Iran’s capital city, Savka Andic finds her biggest challenge is coping with the traffic. It’s scary enough as a pedestrian but even a taxi ride becomes a bizzare experience of a huge difference in expectations.

Asia Pacific, Deals   14 Sep, 2015, 09:05
Holiday in the paradise of Vanuatu  
Lucy Barker

Once of the least-visited countries in the south Pacific has great beaches, fascinating cultures and dramatic volcanoes. Lucy Barker explores Vanuatu.

Americas   14 Sep, 2015, 08:43
Meeting the Mennonites of southern Ontario  
Habeeb and Muna Salloum

Habeeb and Muna Salloum find a taste of an ancient culture amongst the Anabaptists of Ontario in Canada’s Waterloo Region.

Europe   11 Sep, 2015, 13:21
La Tranchardière – a slice of France  
Tim Saunders

When old friends move to France it’s only polite to pay them a visit. Tim Saunders heads across the Channel and drives three hours south from Cherbourg.

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