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36 of the top attractions in Greece

European Travel

15 Places to Take the Solo Trip of a Lifetime

Solo travel, like dining alone, gets a bad rap -- mostly from people who don't particularly enjoy their own company. If you can put up with yourself, …

Hospitality

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Walk, cycle, kayak or horse ride around some of the continent’s most stunning and remote corners<p>Horse-riding, Turkey<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an …

European Travel

The Best Turkey Recipes For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner just would not be complete without a big, beautiful bird to crown the feast at the table. No matter how many sides there are to choose from or how many cocktails are imbibed beforehand, without a turkey it just doesn’t really feel like Thanksgiving.<p>But because a giant bird isn’t …

Cooking

The Seven Faces of Palm Springs

When I mentioned to a friend that I had recently visited Palm Springs, he asked, "<i>Which</i> Palm Springs?"<p>There's only one city in California named Palm Springs, of course, but that magical spot means different things to different people. My friend wondered what Palm Springs meant to <i>me</i>: luxury, …

Palm Springs

29 questions only us New Zealanders can answer

1. Where’s a good place to burn a couch?<p>2. How many dudes you know roll like this? How many dudes you know flow like this?<p>3. Where’s the paua in my …

Australia Travel Tips: How to Get the Most Out of the Smallest Continent

Australia may be the smallest continent but it's still a vast amount of space to cover -- about equal in size to the continental U.S. Trying to see it all in a week or two is daunting, but here are some pointers to help maximize your travel Down Under.<p><b>Buy tickets online</b><p>Transit fares, city tours, …

Selling

48 hours in New Orleans

Arriving in New Orleans can seem like turning up to a party in a time-warp. Folk sip cocktails on colonial-era balconies, and restaurants thrum with buzzy gossip just like they have done since the 19th century.<p>But this vibrant city is not stuck in the past. New cocktail bars, inventive eateries and …

Travel

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

Game of Thrones

The 10 Best Free Apps for Travel Junkies

Odds are you use no more than two travel apps to get from point A to point B, and that’s fine — surveys show you’re not alone.<p>But consider for a …

Apps

Bottoms up: New Zealand's top 10 country pubs

With a shed load of rural settlements and a penchant for a cold pint, it’s no wonder New Zealand does a great line in country pubs.<p>Here’s a thirst-quenching selection of pretty spots to imbibe the amber nectar.<p><b>Leigh Sawmill,</b> Northland<p>Once a stalwart of the local logging industry, this historic …

Top 10

7 Hotels That Are So Cool, They're Their Own Destination

<i>By Nicolle Monico</i><p>It's typical for four- and five-star hotels to offer the very best in luxe amenities, accommodations and services. More than likely when you're a guest, you're guaranteed the kind of upscale experience that you've grown accustomed to. But maybe, just maybe, instead of booking your …

Hong Kong

National Geographic Travel

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out than in.

Can't-Miss Cocktails You Have To Drink This Fall (PHOTOS)

Cooler-weather drinking season is upon us. Although every season is a great cocktail season, fall may be our favorite with its punches, whiskey concoctions and apple brandies. If we need to tell you to drink Manhattans, Old Fashioneds and Hot Toddies in the fall, then you haven't been paying …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

Yellowstone National Park

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest …

Top Treks: Milford Track

Escape into the New Zealand wild on the four-day Milford Track exploring lush prehistoric scenery.<p><b>STRETCHING 53.5KM, AND WENDING</b> its way through the …

Dusky Track, New Zealand

Weather dominates one of the New Zealand's longest treks, but sometimes the landscape makes you forget the wet.<p><b>ONLY A FEW HUNDRED METRES</b> from the …

Incredible images bring Australian reefs to life

<b>FOR NEARLY TWO YEARS,</b> Catlin Seaview Survey – with the help of an international group of photographers and scientists – have been diving reefs across …