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Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda. Image: iStock/1001slide

Five cool African destinations you may not have heard of

It would be hard to put the concept of travelling in Africa into words. Bigger than the United States of America, India, China and most of Europe combined, it’s a […]

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Destinations

Etosha National Park, Namibia

Sensational safaris: which is the best one for you?

There’s nothing more bucket-list-ticking than a safari, whether it’s a thrilling game drive through famous Kruger National Park or a sand-strewing quad bike adventure with a camel ride across the […]

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A traditional dhow sailling across the smooth waters of the Bazaruto Archipelago in Vilankulo, Mozambique. Image: iStock/TeaCunniffe

The hottest destinations on our radar for 2019

A new year calls for new adventures, and with this bucket list-ticking selection of destinations for 2019, you’ll be booking your next escape quicker than you can say bon voyage! […]

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Chefchaouen, Morocoo. Image: iStock/stockstudioX

Chefchaouen city guide: what to see and do in the blue pearl of Morocco

A beguiling blue pearl in Morocco’s crown, the city of Chefchaouen in the country’s north makes an ideal destination for those seeking a mellowed venture into the vibrant tapestry of […]

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Hotels

Our stay of the week – Nyala Safari Lodge, South Africa

Our stay of the week – Nyala Safari Lodge, South Africa

The Mohlabetsi River’s name translates as ‘sweet waters’, an appropriate name considering the sublime views of its leisurely babbling currents from Nyala Safari Lodge, located on a private game reserve in […]

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Griffith Observatory, California. Image: iStock/f11photo

Seeing stars: seven amazing observatories that you can actually visit

In July 2016, NASA achieved ‘the hardest thing’ it’s ever done, when it put a space probe into orbit around Jupiter – our solar system’s largest planet. Crossing a distance […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of Arctic Fox Igloos

The most unique and unusual hotels around the world

If you’ve always dreamed of falling asleep in an Arctic glass igloo, reliving your childhood in a tropical treehouse or cosying up in a room hewn entirely out of ice, […]

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Destinations

V&A Dundee - designed by Kengo Kuma - photo credit Ross Fraser McLean

10 new destinations you should watch in 2018

It can be tricky to pinpoint what transforms a lesser-known destination into one to watch. It could be a burgeoning art scene, a culinary revolution or an emerging hotelscape – whatever […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of The Portobello Hotel, London

16 incredible hotel rooms with bathtubs

No matter whether you’re on a fast-paced city break or an idyllic rural escape, respite and relaxation are always key at the end of each day – and you’ll find fewer […]

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Madeira, Portugal. Image: iStock/aqualuso

Eight epic destinations for last-minute winter sun

Open fires, hot chocolate and snowy walks paint a pretty picture, but let’s face it: sometimes, a sun-soaked change of scene is the only pick-me-up we really need during the cold […]

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