Beth Hamilton

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Rio Carnival 2014: details and guide

<b>When is Rio Carnival?</b><p>From February 28 to March 4, Carnaval is an annual pre-Lent blowout, with four days of parading and street parties bringing Rio de Janeiro to a shimmying crescendo of music and dancing. All over Brazil the formula is followed to varying degrees of feathery flamboyance, but no …

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

Heading back to Tokyo

Strange worlds!<p>This will be a strange turn-around for me. I’ll be spending a lot of time in the deserts of Morocco, away from civilization, and then …

Escape the mall: the green spaces of Singapore

Tiny Singapore is packed with flats, malls, soaring skyscrapers…and a surprising amount of green belts and interesting offshore islands. Next time you’re visiting this city-state, why not trade a jaunt in a mall for a walk in the park? Just remember to bring a hat, water and sunscreen.<p>Pulau …

Asia

We asked you: love on the road

<i>Simply love. Image by MAMJODH / CC BY 2.0</i><p>You meet loads of people when traveling. But how often do you meet the love of your life? We asked our Twitter, Facebook and Google+ followers to share their tales of cosmic connections made while traveling. To our delight, many of these were forged with our …

Top 10 classic car rides

Classic cars don’t just look cool, they can put the soul into a journey. Put your favourite music on and fasten your seatbelts – it’s roadrunner time.<p>Volkswagen Camper, UK<p>Campervan driving down a road in Hampshire, England. Image by Ian Cumming / Axiom Photographic Agency / Getty Images.<p>The …

Lonely Planet travel destinations

Destinations in Africa<p>A<p>Algeria Angola<p>B<p>Benin Burundi Botswana Burkina Faso<p>C<p>Cameroon Cabo Verde Comoros Chad Côte d'Ivoire Central African Republic<p>D<p>Djibouti Democratic Republic of Congo<p>E<p>Eritrea Equatorial Guinea Ethiopia Egypt<p>G<p>Gabon Guinea Ghana Guinea-Bissau<p>K<p>Kenya<p>L<p>Libya Lesotho Liberia<p>M<p>Mali …

Thousands of Baby Turtles Hatch in Brazil: Freshwater Species of the Week

Wildlife<p>This week, scientists in Brazil weren’t kidding when they said that they “hit the mother lode.”<p>They were referring to a mass hatching of an estimated 210,000 giant South American river turtles at the Abufari Biological Reserve. It’s one of the largest known hatchings for the species,</i> …

Great National Trust film locations