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Free hot springs around the world

Rolf Haid/© Rolf Haid/dpa/Corbis<p>People relaxing in the Saturnia hot springs. Photograph: Rolf Haid/dpa/Corbis<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Travel/Pix/pictures/2014/1/6/1389019266684/People-relaxing-in-the-Sa-008.jpg<p>460<p>Alamy<p>Friends unwind in Reykjadalur hot springs. Photograph: …

Buyer beware: the hidden costs of budget air travel

Travellers are spoiled for choice when it comes to scoring a deal on a cheap flight. With budget carriers offering more routes around the world and websites like Jetradar, Skyscanner and Hipmunk making it easier than ever to compare the prices on offer, consumers are getting used to lower fares …

Self Portrait Walk Through China

In November 2007, Christoph Rehage set off from Beijing with the hope of walking to Germany. One year later, he arrived in Ürümqi, China with a great …

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An underwater hotel opens in Africa

The underwater room at the Manta Resort on Pemba Island immerses guests 4m below the surface, 250m from shore in the Indian Ocean.<p>Joining a list of other experimental under-the-sea hotel rooms in Florida, Sweden and the Maldives, the underwater room at Manta Resort on remote Pemba Island in …

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Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …