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Why the Best of Morocco is Found Beyond Marrakech

By all accounts I might as well have been in Italy as I stood amongst the Roman ruins of Volubilis with its eerie-looking cyprus trees swaying in the …

Travel Photography

12 Utterly Quaint Places You Must Visit In Southern England

England is an incredibly beautiful country… although we’ve got some pretty incredible cities (here’s looking at you, London) there are a whole heap …

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

15 Real-Life Places That Look Like They Could Be Straight Out Of The Latest 'Harry Potter' Book

It's wingardium leviOsa, not leviosAH.<p>Even though we'll never get our own Hogwarts acceptance letter, there happen to be some pretty magical alternatives that you can visit across the globe.

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

European Travel

13 hidden attractions in London that even locals might not know exist

But the two-millennia-old city has much more to offer than Big Ben, the London Eye, and Trafalgar Square. London's streets are laced with underground speakeasies, rooftop gardens, historical relics, and oddly innovative forms of public transport.<p>We've collected 13 of the least conventional …

England

10 Actually Free and Interesting Things To Do in London

London can be an expensive city if you head to all the tourist traps. I am the master of finding something free to do in this city (could be to do with the fact I usually have no money in my pocket and I'm Dutch which means I'm basically a tight a**e!). Here's a great guide to London that's …

12 YouTube Vloggers to Watch When You Have a Serious Case of Wanderlust

From getting a tattoo on vacation or planning a volunteer trip to the right way to bargain while traveling, a true wanderlust warrior knows tons of tricks of the trade. Heck, they probably have a pre-packed suitcase somewhere in their closet just in case they hear the words “spontaneous road trip.” …

Travel

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

European Travel

21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

Europe's 10 cheapest beach resorts for 2016

4 Unexpected Beaches to Visit in Scotland

Photo by Vanessa Engel/Flickr<p>A bayfront shot from the Silver Sands of Morar coastline<p>Experience Northern Great Britain like you never have …

Santorini for first-timers

Santorini is the supermodel of the Greek islands, a head-turner whose face is instantly recognisable around the world: multicoloured cliffs soar out of a sea-drowned caldera, topped by drifts of whitewashed buildings. With its reputation for dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets and volcanic-sand …

Why You Should Visit Sri Lanka Now

Sri Lanka's hotel boom—coupled with otherworldly beaches and national parks fit for safari—makes this Asian hot spot one of our top destinations of 2016.<p>For a quarter century, Sri Lanka was largely off-limits to tourists, riven by a brutal civil war that finally ended in 2009. Now, Asia-bound …

7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

Amazon Rainforest

The World's 30 Most Impressive Fortresses

Mighty military strongholds from ancient castles to modern innovations.<p>A fortress protects and gives military personnel a safe harbor from the enemy. But not all fortresses were created equal. And they certainly weren't all created the same. We look over time and distance to find the 30 most …

Military

Expert guide to India

Essential information<p>Flights<p>Expect to pay from around £500 for an economy return. You can fly into one city and out of another for a similar cost. A non-stop flight to Delhi takes around eight hours.<p><b>British Airways</b> (0844 493 0747; britishairways.com) has daily flights from London Heathrow to Delhi, …

The vacation destinations on the rise, all around the world

Some places are always popular with tourists: New York City, London, Barcelona. But for travelers who have been there and done that, the search for …

National Parks

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography

10 of the best boutique hotel websites

<b>i-escape</b><p>Boutique accommodation website i-escape has a collection of more than 1,500 hotels, B&Bs, villas and guesthouses (in more than 50 countries) with destinations as diverse as Argentina, Zanzibar, Malaysia and Montenegro and prices ranging from budget to luxury. The site maintains that …

Hospitality