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Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - December 1, 2016: Bui Vien Street (a tourist area). Scooter traffic in Saigon tourist district with Bitexco Financial Tower in background. Many people (unidentified) walk and drive scooters. Many signboards of hotels and hostels.

Ho Chi Minh City guide: where to eat, drink, shop and more

More commonly known to its locals as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s largest and most populous city; a frenetic metropolis bursting at the seams with energy that continues […]

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Five of the best outdoor cinemas in London this summer

With a predicted heatwave just on the horizon, this summer promises to be one of the hottest in living memory. And on a balmy London evening, nothing beats watching a […]

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Tiergarten, Berlin. Image: iStock/christianchen

48 hours in: Berlin

From WWI and WWII to the split of the city into East and West, Berlin has had more than its fair share of turmoil and tragedy. World-famous street art links […]

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Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. Image courtesy of Dulwich Picture Gallery/Adam Scott

10 of London’s must-visit secret art galleries

Whether you’re looking for on-the-rise artists or the Western world’s most esteemed Old Masters, London’s art trail never disappoints. Its landmark museums and galleries are strangers to no-one – but […]

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Five unmissable ways to make the most of Margate

Eight years ago, the then-forgotten town of Margate wouldn’t have even made a blip on travellers’ radars. Today, this seaside resort couldn’t be further from its days of dereliction. A […]

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Mayfield Lavender Farm in Banstead. Image: iStock/CharliePhotox

15 unique outdoor activities in and around London this summer

London offers more for summer fun-seekers than might meet the eye: whether with a refreshing kayaking session along the Thames, a day out in fragrant lavender fields, or even a tan […]

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Photo of colorful cafe bars at the iconic Beale Street music and entertainment district of downtown Memphis, Tennessee, USA, illuminated at night.

Nashville to New Orleans: the USA’s must-visit music cities

It’s no secret – America has a long and fascinating history of great music, and has been one of the most influential places in shaping each genre. Lose yourself in the […]

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Aerial view of Tea fields in China

11 amazing things to do in Sri Lanka

Located just off the southern coast of India, the teardrop-shaped island of Sri Lanka is festooned with diversity. This balmy paradise boasts myriad charms, encompassing everything from ancient UNESCO World Heritage […]

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Cable car travelling to Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro. Image: iStock/JohnSjolander

Rio de Janeiro city guide: where to stay, samba and more

Stunning sunsets, frenetic carnival celebrations, golden beaches, dramatic football matches, samba till dawn –  these are just a few things that the “Cidade Maravilhosa” (Marvellous City) of Rio de Janeiro is […]

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Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan. Image: iStock/Mustang_79

Eight unique ways to celebrate Christmas around the world

When a traditionally white Christmas with all the usual trimmings won’t quite cut it (or, should we say, carve it), remember that a world of refreshing customs and celebrations beg to […]

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