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Secret London: 14 odd attractions you never knew were there

Thailand danger claim 'exaggerated'

A book called ‘Thailand: Deadly Destination’ is due to be published shortly and paints a bleak image of the country, especially in relation to the safety of tourists.<p>“The international coverage of the recent brutal killing of two British backpackers on the island of Koh Tao has highlighted what …

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New York: what to see and do in winter

Some cities suit a season. For me, <b>New York</b> comes into its own in winter. Sure, it gets cold (colder than, say, London) but the sky is an electric blue, the sun shines, and when it snows it buckets down, no half-measures, covering the streets and parks in a blanket of serene white. The city seems …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

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Seven reasons to visit Toronto now

Toronto can sometimes feel like it's second or third fiddle to Canada's other major cities. It isn't as pretty as its West Coast cousin Vancouver, and it doesn't have the same <i>je ne sais quoi</i> as Montréal. But with the attention brought by the Pan American Games in 2015, more people are thinking of …

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Hipster Portland: Family Edition

<b>Portland</b> may be best known for its beer, bicycling locals, and street food, but—as unlikely as it sounds—many of the city’s seemingly “grown-up” attractions can be geared towards kids with just a little tweaking.<p><b>Here’s the rundown on how to give hipster Portland a family-friendly spin:</b><p><b>Instead of</b> …

Northern Lights: a how-to guide

There are few phenomena that capture the imagination like the Aurora Borealis. The Northern Lights appear only at high latitudes on dark nights from September to March, and lucky star-gazers can witness anything from an ethereal green glow on the horizon to pulsating scarlet streaks across the sky. …

Northern Lights

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The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand<p>Think grand interiors, Japanese-style dining, and an infinity pool with cracking views over downtown Bangkok at this lavish, high-rise hotel right in the middle of all the action.

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Seven Don’t-Miss Trends in Prague

Long among the must-visit destinations of Europe, <b>Prague</b> continues to evolve in surprising and alluring ways. Here are a few trends and tips to help you uncover the freshest ways to experience this fairy-tale Czech city.<p><b>Bike Routes:</b> The best way to appreciate the winding Vltava River is on two …

Australia's best food experiences: on the cheese trail

Listen up, cheese lovers – we’ll let you in on one of Australia’s best-kept secrets: the great land down under produces some truly magnificent cheeses, arguably every bit as interesting and complex in flavour as many of their European counterparts. The country’s southeastern states, in particular, …

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Top 5 ways to capitalise your time in Washington, DC

One version of Washington, DC comprises marble, monuments and museums in the shadow of the Capitol dome. The other describes great restaurants, wild clubs, and more culture than a city this size deserves, plus a National Mall that’s the front yard and public podium of the American people. Here are …

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A Taste of Local Flavor in Asheville

When I experienced my first taste of <b>Asheville, North Carolina</b>, five years ago, I remember noting the power of the “Love Asheville, Go Local” posters I saw in nearly every store or restaurant window I passed. At the time, I hoped the trend would catch on in D.C., where I lived, and elsewhere.<p>Wow, …

Las Vegas nightlife

Expert guide to Las Vegas<p>An insider's guide to the bars and nightclubs in Las Vegas, including chic nightclubs, posh casinos and late-night magic shows. By Sara Benson, Telegraph Travel's Las Vegas expert.<p>Sin City’s rocket-fueled nightlife outshines everything that happens during the day. Be ready …

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10 of the best snorkelling destinations

Don a mask and fins and ready yourself for the ten best reef encounters in the world...<p>1. Madagascar<p>Turquoise waters, coral reefs, lemurs and more …

Journey into the 1950s: travelling by steam to Chinese town that time forgot

Rail service in rural Sichuan is a lifeline for local people and a big pull for tourists who want a last glimpse of the age of steam<p>• Video: Riding one of China’s last narrow-gauge steam trains<p>It isn’t the quickest of commuter trains, taking 75 minutes to cover just 12 miles. Nor is it the …

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Jamaica travel guide

Expert guide to Jamaica<p>An insider's guide to Jamaica, featuring the island's best hotels, restaurants, bars, attractions and things to do, including how to travel there and around. By James Henderson, Telegraph Travel's Jamaica expert. Click on the tabs below for the best beaches, including the top …

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Australia travel guide

Expert guide to Australia<p>An insider's guide to Australia, featuring the country's best hotels, restaurants, bars, attractions and things to do, including how to travel there and around. Click on the tabs below for guides to Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and …

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First 24 hours in Dublin

History, culture, great gourmet experiences... Is there anything that Dublin doesn't excel in? Here's how to make the most of your first day in the …

Ireland

Expert guide to Vienna

Local laws & etiquette<p>Formal greetings are the norm when meeting someone, and you'll hear “Grüss Gott” (greeting the almighty), or the more worldly “Guten Morgen/Tag/Abend”, just about everywhere you go, and it's customary to return the salutation. Locals love their titles, so if you are meeting …

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