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Fjord escort: a road trip to northern Norway

Oslo has good food, design and culture, but for spectacular scenery, nothing matches the west coast and the north. A drive along the famous coastal road will provide a lifetime of memories and photographs.<p>Drive north from <b>Bergen</b> on the first morning – start early if you want to make it all the way …

European Travel

Pret a Porto: Portugal’s second city is ready for the limelight

Something odd is happening in Porto’s most famous bookshop. We arrive in the middle of the morning, after a leisurely breakfast of coffee and custard-filled pastéis de nata. The queue to get inside runs around the next block. At the ticket office, where access to the bookshop can be achieved by …

Portugal

Why Newfoundland Is North America’s Best Undiscovered Adventureland

You can glamp above the Arctic Circle this summer

If you don’t care for the drawbacks of camping, but enjoy being adventurous and waking up in nature, this glamping trip above the Arctic Circle is …

Tropical islands suck. Go to these 7 islands instead.

Islands are awesome but, for many, the tropics aren’t worth the bother. Hot, sweaty, buzzing with tourists and mosquitoes…how are you supposed to …

Experience an Air Safari Through Kenya

TravelArticle<p>This safari both indulges and educates its guests.<p>“Everyone remembers their first 'ellie' sighting on safari.”<p>Simon Penfold, my Scenic Air Safaris host, was right. Through the window of our 10-seater plane, I watched a herd of elephants saunter across the Masai Mara plains with …

Royalty

Rooms with a view

Our favourite room with a view this week (pictured above) is a south-facing suntrap terrace at privately-owned Ca' delle Vele, which looks out over …

6 things to know before travelling to Indonesia

opinion<p>Travel writer and hopeless hippie, documenting her travels one mishap at a time at GradGoneGlobal<p><b>Indonesia is arguably one of the most</b> …

37 Photos That Will Make You Fall for Montenegro

In many ways, Montenegro is the perfect country. Locals welcome you with open arms, the cuisine is deep and delicious, and nature shines through in …

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

Time Out's City Life Index, a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and it shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.<p>The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories …

Mexico City

This the greatest beach on Earth (according to the experts)

Tucked away in the Caribbean and boasting some of the clearest waters and softest white sand you’re likely to come across, Grace Bay Beach in the Turks and Caicos Islands has been named the best in the world in a survey of travel experts.<p>A 12-mile stretch on the island of Providenciales, and …

Why this beachfront safari lodge in Sri Lanka is just the ticket for honeymooners

Honeymooners, if you're looking for the waited-on-hand-and-foot hotel experience combined with an adrenaline-fuelled safari adventure - this new …

Tips for Your Best Europe Vacation Ever

Taking a holiday trip to Paris? Backpacking around Europe this spring break? Taking the kids to Tuscany next summer?<p>If you’re packing up for a …

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The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

1 of 10<p>Anse Intendance, Seychelles<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand<p>3 of 10<p>Playa Grande, Guanacaste, Costa Rica<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Costa Rica

On safari in Nepal: Chitwan National Park

Leopards and tigers and elephants, oh my. Stay low in the Himalayan country and you might be surprised by what you'll find...<p>In Chitwan National …

Take A Holiday Road Trip To Europe's Hidden Towns

‘Tis the season for holiday travel. But alas, the dilemma. Do you spend an obscene amount of money on airfare and hotels only to arrive at a city or resort teeming with snap-happy tourists? Or do you stay home, dreaming of an idyllic holiday vacation ala Cameron Diaz and Jude Law in <i>The Holiday</i>, …

A guide to Phuket from Goldie, its least likely resident

Kamala Beach, western Phuket, at sunset. I’m bent double doing the downward dog. Then the triangle, then some other move that I’ve never heard of. I …

Phuket

Gaudí’s First Completed House Opens to the Public

The first house designed by Antoni Gaudí opened to the public on Thursday in Barcelona, Spain, after a major restoration.<p>Casa Vicens, in the city’s Gràcia district, was the first house designed and built by the Spanish architect, who is best known for the eccentric Sagrada Família basilica in the …

Is Kashmir the world's greatest untapped skiing destination?

What’s your dream ski trip? Many skiers and snowboarders might come up with similar answers – heliskiing in Alaska, ski touring in the Italian Dolomites, road tripping through the Canadian Rockies or indulging in the best Swiss luxury... the list goes on.<p>But for Lovisa Rosengren from Sweden, the …

Here Are The Trending Travel Spots You’ll See On Instagram In 2018

Guess what I learned today? The United Nations World Tourism Organization spends each year tracking all international visits from travelers. Neat, huh? Then, the group releases a list of the cities whose tourism has spiked the most over the previous twelve months and suggests them as the next big …

Travel

3 European Destinations You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

The first thing that should cross every traveler’s mind when thinking of Europe is “diversity”. Europe has 51 independent countries and each of them …

Where to Find the World's Most Beautiful Pink Sand Beaches

Forget sugar-white or golden stretches of sand. Travelers seeking rare, unusual destinations can't get enough of pink sand beaches.<p>Often formed by …

Beaches

Japan: Little wonder on Shikoku

<b>Off the main tourist routes in Japan there are other wild and peaceful worlds to explore, writes Belinda Merhab.</b><p>'Get down! Get down! Get …

10 Best Little Beach Towns in Florida

1 of 11<p>These Destinations Are Perfect for Beachcombers and City Folk Alike<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Islamorada<p>3 of 11<p>Fernandina Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Holiday Travel: Fairytale Destinations for the Christmas Season

Between caroling, decorating trees, and enjoying the beauty of winter, the Christmas season comes with so many travel opportunities to enjoy the …

What to Do in Denmark Beyond Copenhagen

If you've ever been to Denmark, you can probably tell your friends all about the Tivoli Gardens, Michelin-starred restaurants, and how crowded the Little Mermaid statue was—in others words, you've definitely been to Copenhagen. But if you're looking to get off the beaten path on your next visit (or …

This luxury safari in Africa is what travel dreams are made of

Serengeti National Park–Under African Skies<p>Serengeti National Park spreads across 5,700 square miles in Tanzania, a vast, humbling landscape under …

Wildlife

Forget Machu Picchu: Seven newly accessible wonders of the world

If visiting the world's most ancient temples and monuments—Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra—inspires your inner Indiana Jones, just …

South America

The 5 Best-Kept-Secret Ski Resorts in the U.S.

Tired of crowds and out-of-control prices? Seek out these locally loved winter playgrounds in Colorado, Utah, Vermont and more<p>OVER THE PAST couple of years, the corporate mammoths of the ski industry have been on a buying spree. Vail Resorts added Vermont’s Stowe and British Columbia’s Whistler …

British Columbia