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Afghanistan's travel highlights: 10 amazing places that tourists are missing

Scotland’s wild isles: a nature-packed tour of the Southern Hebrides

You only need watch the fictional Hogwarts train chug over the real Glenfinnan Viaduct or stare at an airbrushed shortbread tin to get a sense of the astonishing beauty of Scotland’s Highlands and islands. Get up close to the real thing, and you’ll find that the grand landscapes, appealing …

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

Top 10 Machu Picchu Secrets

This ancient Inca site has centuries-old secrets trapped in its walls— and more recent ones that we spill here.<p>By Mark Adams, author of <i>Turn Right at Machu Picchu</i><p>1. It’s not actually the Lost City of the Inca.<p>When the explorer Hiram Bingham III encountered Machu Picchu in 1911, he was looking for a …

This Colossal Tomb Is an Enduring Monument to Love

According to legend, Shah Jahan's favorite wife bound him with a deathbed promise to build her the most beautiful mausoleum ever known.<p>The Taj Mahal is widely considered one of the most beautiful buildings ever created. The exquisite marble structure in Agra, India, is a mausoleum, an enduring …

Top five nerve-shredding road trips in Costa Rica

Renting a car in Costa Rica is costly and can even be dangerous if you're not prepared for what's to come. It’s also ridiculously good fun. Some of the most interesting, little-explored destinations are only accessible by car, and for the adventurous traveler, there’s simply no substitute for the …

10 Reasons Slovenia Is The Greatest Place You've Never Visited

Melania Trump's home country deserves a spot on your bucket list.<p>Slovenia may not be high on the bucket list of the average traveler, but it should be. This treasure trove of forests, lakes, mountains and precious little towns offers more charm than many major European destinations, with fewer …

Canada National Parks

What’s your fancy: sandy beaches, rocky coasts, lush forests, or glacial lakes? Canada has them all, in a national park system that’s one of the world’s best.

Budget hotel chains in London

Take a look at these budget hotel brands, which have multiple locations in London, offering some of the best, cheapest hotels in London. Finding a …

Visiting London for the first time

If you're visiting London for the first time, here are some top tips to make your first trip safe, easy and, most of all, fun! Start here for …

A Royal Weekend in London

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Whether by luck or deft maneuvering, I’ve avoided a Disney vacation thus far. I have not had the same luck with the princess phase, which commandeered my daughter’s imagination somewhere around age two and hasn’t let up since. Recently, I decided to give in to the royal …

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London Tourist Information Centres

Call into one of London's Tourist Information Centres for local information, maps and brochures.<p>There are Tourist Information Centres all over …

London attractions: what to see and do in autumn

<b>Why go?</b><p>After a spectacular couple of years featuring a Wedding, a Jubilee and an Olympics, London has a twinkle in its eye and a spring in its step. Central London has never looked better following huge redevelopment projects everywhere you look: King’s Cross Station and its environs, the …

Five one-day bike trips from London

Summer cycling tours are an ideal way to discover southern England’s beautiful nature, cultured cities and quaint villages.<p>The British capital is experiencing a cycling revolution. The number of city dwellers who have taken to two wheels has increased 110% since 2000, including London’s mayor Boris …

England

A peek inside the British royal residences

As the world zooms in on the royal birth, take a look at the open-to-the-public retreats, castles and palaces where you can follow in the House of Windsor’s footsteps.

Buckingham Palace

Sightseeing tours of London

London

Borough Market Extends Opening Hours

Good new for fans of Borough Market: London's oldest fruit and veg market is extending its opening hours from next week.<p>The traditional market bell …

Top 12 London markets

See London's top markets:<p>Borough Market<br>• Brick Lane Market<br>• Alfie's Antique Market<br>• Portobello Road Market<br>• Camden Lock Market<br>• Old Spitalfields …

England

Pt 3: Kazakhstan’s enduring nomadic legacy

An early morning visit to Uzun Agach’s stockyard reveals how livestock remain vitally central to traditional culture – for city and country dwellers alike.

Eat Royally in London -- For a Few Pounds Less!

So you're in London (or back in London). Maybe you've heard horror stories about English food. Maybe you're wondering if you can find a truly good meal here. And the truth is, you could eat very badly -- if you chose to. You could scarf down a pre-packaged triangle sandwich from a shop, pop into a …

England

City of London

Things to do in the City of London<p>City of London attractions<p>Restaurants and bars in the City<p>The City of London is home to some of London’s most …

England

Free London attractions

Make the most of your stay in the city with these free things to do in London.<p>From London's exquisite parks, to free museums in London such as the …

Covent Garden

Covent Garden is a world-class shopping and dining destination attracting food-lovers and fashionistas alike.<p>Buzzing with the excitement of the opera …