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New app maps Wi-Fi passwords from airports and lounges around the world

Finding an open wireless internet connection while travelling often poses a major challenge for tourists. Making things a bit easier, a new app has been released that shares a map containing Wi-Fi passwords of airports all over the world that travellers can access. A version of the map can be seen …

How to order the perfect coffee around the world – and the best cafes

Where would you order uma bica, and do you know your cortado from your lágrima? Here’s how to ask for a coffee in 10 cities around the world, plus our pick of cafes old and new<p>Cafes are great places to get a feel for a city but if you simply order a “coffee” or “café” in a non-English-speaking …

Reykjavik turns off its street lamps to give residents a better view of the Northern Lights

The city of Reykjavik asked inhabitants in four of its major districts to turn off their lights between 22:00 and 23:00 last night in order to make the most of exceptionally clear conditions for viewing the Northern Lights.<p>Street lamps were also turned off in Grafarholt, Breiðholt (Seljahverfi), …

8 Tips for Taking Travel Pictures With an iPhone 7

Learn what it’s like traveling light in Africa with only an iPhone 7 to capture your most important travel moments.<p><i>Travel photographer Austin Mann was given early access to use the</i> <i>iPhone 7</i> <i>while traveling in Rwanda. He's traveling light, setting aside his traditional camera gear to put the new</i> …

Mobile Technology

The cheat sheet to get free Wi-Fi at airports around the world

Every traveller should be familiar with the insurmountable boredom that comes hand-in-hand with a long wait at even the most world’s most entertaining airports.<p>In such times of need it is only natural to turn to the Internet for solace, but a menu of football scores, witty Twitter snippets, and …

Places to visit, stay and tour in western Canada – readers’ travel tips

Think western Canada and mountains and bears spring to mind. But our intrepid readers have also explored the region’s First Nation heritage and found great places to stay – one without a roof<p><b>Winning tip: Falling buffaloes, Alberta</b><p><b>Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump</b> in south-west Alberta is a Unesco world …

Canada

3 Romantic European Road Trips That Every Couple Needs To Experience

When you think of a romantic getaway what comes to mind? Laying in the sand under shady palm trees? Snuggling up beside the fire at a ski resort? Or …

Whitehorse: Exploring Yukon's Capital City

On the Yukon River and under the northern lights, this town is packed with wild spaces and historic charm.<p>Urgent knuckles rap against my bedroom door. I open my eyes. The clock says 2:17 a.m. At the door stands the man I met at dinner. He’s in shorts, winded, fog seeping from his breath in the …

Northern Lights