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Living in: The world’s most affordable cities

Inexpensive housing, food and transport make these five cities some of the world’s most budget-friendly – but it is their energy and atmosphere that make living there truly priceless.<p>Moving overseas can seem like a costly proposition, at least with all the upfront expenses – but relocating to some …

European Travel

Our favourite images of the week

We’ve handpicked some of the most incredible travel photos from around the world, including Kathmandu’s colourful puja rituals and a breathtakingly beautiful pink beach in New Zealand.

New Zealand

Living in: The world’s top coffee cities

These six cities are known for their top-notch brews and caffeine-focused cultures – perfect for those on an extended stay.<p>In many of the world’s top coffee cities, the cafe is more than just a place to get a warm drink – it is also a hub of culture and conversation for locals and visitors alike. …

Coffee

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

Virgin Trains

Set-jetting: top 10 movie and TV destinations for travellers

Rather than dreaming about the sometimes stunning, often gritty destinations in your favourite flick, why not get off the sofa and experience it yourself?<p>Set–jetting, visiting the places where movies and TV shows are shot, is easier than ever thanks to dedicated tours and heaps of rabid fans …

New Zealand

Best Beaches for Celebrity Spotting

It’s true that when the weather’s steamy, many celebrities choose to retreat to the private pools of their multi-million dollar estates. Others, …

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

The approach to Jade Mountain says it all … exclusive and private. A steep, winding road meanders along the cliffs of St. Lucia’s Morne Chastenet for …

America’s hottest beach hotels

More than just access to sand and surf, these intimate hideaways make a big splash with luxurious amenities, locavore cuisine and unique decor.

Pacific Ocean

9 Awesome Facts About Lemons You Should Know

When we were kids, our introduction to lemons wasn't so friendly. (It went something like this.) But now that we're all grown up, we actually like the tangy flavor it adds to our recipes for chicken, cookies and, most importantly, cocktails.<p>But now our relationship with lemons has moved from the …

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 …

Scuba Diving

24 hours in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a walking city – one that repays those who tramp its cobbles with stately Georgian grandeur. So with 24 hours up your sleeve, where would you go and what can you see?<p>Morning<p>Head over to Valvona & Crolla for breakfast. This Italian delicatessen is an Edinburgh institution. Counter staff …

Scotland

10 Reasons Why People Fall in Love With San Miguel de Allende

<b>Magical San Miguel de Allende</b><p>Located in central Mexico, San Miguel de Allende has no beaches or blue waters like the Mexican resorts of Cancun, Cozumel, or Los Cabos. And it isn't easy to get to directly from many U.S. or Canadian cities. You might have to book a connecting flight in Houston or …

Mexico

100 Trips You Must Take In Your Lifetime

If you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations around the world, from a dogsled ride through the Montana wilderness to a hike around Richard Branson's private Caribbean island. For a closer look at some …

Costa Rica

Amazing Experiences Every Traveler MUST Try!

Looking for something besides yet another trip to the beach for your next vacation? From cooking lessons in the hills of Tuscany to snorkeling the …

Heineken's Great Marketing Stunt Gave Travelers Free Flights To Random Destinations

All you had to do was press a button.<p>This was the challenge recently posed to travelers departing from New York's JFK International Airport Terminal 8, when beer company Heineken decided it was time to change some lives.<p>We won't spoil the results of the experiment (watch the video above), but we …

Air Travel

11 Hotels That Know How To Welcome Guests In Style

After a 13-hour flight from New York, and an additional hour-long jaunt from Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, guests are ready for a welcoming arrival.<p>Those staying at Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora are greeted at the airport and receive a lei before boarding <i>Heinoanoa</i>, a custom (and …

Beverly Hills

11 Tips For Taking Travel Pictures And Videos With Your Phone

Remember lugging around your Dad's brand-new Nikon & telephoto lens during the family trip to the Kennedy Space Center? Those days are over.<p>Most mobile phones have 8.0 megapixel cameras. They produce high-definition video and photos that can become beautiful 8 x 10s. And if you really want to …

Mobile Photography

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …