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Exploring the Small Cyclades

The Greek islands have long been one of Europe’s favourite holiday destinations, and it’s not hard to see why. But what if you’ve ticked off the heavy-hitters? You’ve partied on Mykonos, watched Santorini sunsets, and now you’re looking for something unique?<p>We’ll let you in on a secret: the Small …

European Travel

10 dos and don’ts for social media-savvy travellers

With an infinite wealth of cat videos, celebrity pouts and awkward status updates at our fingertips, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd on social media.<p>Luckily, travel is a topic that resonates with even the speediest of scrollers – if you get it right. Avoid the common pitfalls of posting …

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Anmerkungen zur Diktatur der Gesundheit

Gesellschaft & Kultur<p>EINWURF<p>— 29. März 2015<p>3.1k 2<p>Vorlesen<p><b>Gesundheit darf nicht zum Selbstzweck und schon gar nicht zum „Gesundheitsbefehl“ oder zum</b> …

Gesundheit

First time Amsterdam: top tips for your first visit to the Dutch capital

Golden Age canals lined by gabled houses, candlelit cafes, whirring bicycles, lush parks, monumental museums, colourful markets, diverse dining, quirky shopping and legendary nightlife make the free-spirited Dutch capital one of Europe's great cities. With so much on offer it can be overwhelming …

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

Sydney's top 10 hotel bars

Melbourne may be known for its rooftop and laneway bars, but when it comes to hotel bars Sydney has the standouts. From popular stalwarts to hip new arrivals, we’ve rounded up 10 city hotels that offer travellers more than just a place to sleep.<p><b>Gilt Lounge, QT,</b> <b>49 Market Street, Sydney</b><p>Overlooking …

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20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

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19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Five expert tips for getting started in travel writing

So you say you want to be a travel writer? You want to wander the world, sending back tantalising tales of far-flung adventures to magazines, newspapers and websites. And get paid handsomely for it. Is that too much to ask?<p>Well, surveying the scene of travel publishing right now is a little like …

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

How to Do Florence on a Budget

<i>Photo Courtesy of mcmillent/myBudgetTravel. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Florence is an Italian city best known for its art. Home to the <b>Galleria degli Uffizi</b> and the <b>Galleria dell'Accademia</b> (where Michelangelo's <i>David</i> masterpiece resides), visitors from around the world flock to see …

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Mexico City: United in tolerance

One of only 15 countries with same-sex marriage laws, Mexicans have adopted a live-and-let-live attitude that embraces sexual diversity as easily as tacos and tequila.<p>Mexicans do not blink an eye at two guys stopping to steal a kiss along Mexico City’s broad Avenida Juárez. And the mood is always …