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Southern India’s stunning secret

In the south Indian state of Karnataka, pristine backwaters lie untouched, dotted with sleepy hamlets, and the seaside beaches and fertile hill country remain equally undiscovered.<p>While Goa and Kerala have the most well known beaches and backwaters in India, today these palm-fringed lagoons teem …

Winter mountain retreats: readers' tips

Winning tip: Schatzalp, Davos, Switzerland<p>This is a beautiful, art-deco hotel above Davos with its own funicular access, so as soon as you arrive you feel far from the madding crowd. Once in, it's like you step back in time, but there is free Wi-Fi and mod cons. The view is incredible and there's a …

Travel tips: Gozo island, artistic holiday homes and the Yorkshire Dales

Take me there: Gozo<p><b>Why go?</b><br>It's a cliché but Malta's little sister island really is one of the Med's best-kept secrets. Its ancient citadels, sun-baked terraces and Byzantine churches are a gift for location scouts (see Gladiator, Troy, Game of Thrones), but for the rest of us, the red-sand beaches …

Beautiful Historic Cinemas You Must Visit in Paris

In the age of multiplexes, these are the most intriguing and historic independent cinemas across the French capital.<p>Paris has been featured prominently on the silver screen, but its importance in cinema history is more than just an on-screen star. The first ever public film screening was held in …

The Most Mystical Cave In The World Sits Pretty In Thailand

It might not be the world's largest, like nearby Son Doong Cave, but Phraya Nakhon cave is pretty darn awesome looking nonetheless.<p>Set inside Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, the cave can be reached from the Hat Laem Sala beach, but you have to take a boat or a 20-minute hike there.<p>Oh, nbd, here's …

Road Trip: Cornwall, England

A hybrid of historical attractions and natural beauty, this is England at its most unique.<p>With its whitewashed seaside villages and greener-than-green countryside dotted with Celtic ruins, the Cornish peninsula is a hybrid of historical attractions and natural beauty. From its subtropical gardens …

Scotland

The top 10 sexiest works of art ever

From Egon Schiele to Titian and Robert Mapplethorpe, these artists have celebrated erotic pleasure in unique and thought-provoking ways<p>Egon Schiele – Woman with Black Stockings<br>1913<p>There is no sexier artist than Egon Schiele. The reason his nude and semi-nude portrayals of his models and lovers are …

Film - Goethe-Institut

Where to find Kyoto’s glow

After the sun goes down, geishas recede behind closed doors and teahouses shut down for the night, the ancient Japanese city offers spectacular nighttime charms.<p>Few visitors come to Kyoto for the nightlife. With traditional teahouses, countless <i>kōyō</i> (maple trees) and <i>sakura</i> (cherry blossoms) and 17 …

Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year

Embarking on an extended adventure often means taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.<p>Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there. But when wanderlust …

The Food of Catalunya

I recently visited the beautiful ‘country’ of Catalunya, and I say country because this is how the local people describe their exquisite part of …

Dining Rooms

Wand im Wind

Früher führte nicht einmal eine Straße nach El Chaltén, inzwischen hat sich die Einwohnerzahl des Dorfes im Schatten von Cerro Torre und Fitz Roy …

Tief durchatmen!

Im Nordwesten Tasmaniens prägen die starken Westwinde der "Roaring Forties" Landschaft und Lebensstil. Abseits der beliebtesten Reiserouten der Insel …

Magische Gipfel im Mondschein

Je länger man seine Berge betrachtet, desto größer ist die Faszination des Himalaya. Der Fotograf Anton Jankovoy hat diesen Zauber eingefangen. Der …

Bedrohtes Surferparadies

Ericeira hat sich vom verschlafenen Fischerstädtchen zum Traumziel für Surfer entwickelt, das auch immer mehr Touristen anzieht. Doch der Aufstieg …

Eins mit der Natur

Im Süden des brasilianischen Bundesstaates Bahia gibt es viel ungebändigte Natur. Vielleicht ziehen deshalb so viele Menschen hierher, um nachhaltige …

China wie gemalt

Das Huangshan-Gebirge ist eines der schönsten Chinas, schon seit Jahrhunderten wird es von Malern und Mönchen verehrt. Die Unesco hat es zum …

Chile, where old and new worlds collide

From Patagonia’s otherworldly Grey Lake Glacier to colonial charm in Santiago, the South American nation offers a fascinating mix of breathtaking landscapes.

Mother Nature at her most powerful

From stunning rock formations to spectacular light shows, these eight rare natural phenomena rival even the most impressive manmade attractions.

Surreal shapes in Mexico’s cenotes

Underwater photographer Lia Barrett combines free diving, fairy tales and environmental activism.<p>The water surrounding me had the soupy texture of liquid glass. Drifting through the halocline – where cold and warm water converge in layers, their collision blurring the field of vision – was a …

China’s ancient capital rises again

Once a booming metropolis as important as Rome, Xi’an has at last been propelled back onto the international map.<p>As the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province, Xi’an’s long history was aptly summed up by our English-speaking guide: “If Xi’an is the grandmother of cities, Beijing is a youth and …

A very Hong Kong festival

From 7 to 15 December, a new event celebrates all that is distinctly Hong Kong – from its cityscape and its culture, to its arts and its food.<p>A celebration of all that is distinctly Hong Kong – from its cityscape and its culture, to its arts and its food – is taking place this month in the form of …

A bizarre bazaar in Brooklyn

For a side of ping pong and mini golf with your holiday shopping, head to the Brooklyn Night Bazaar’s new Greenpoint home.<p>Just in time for the winter holidays, the Brooklyn Night Bazaar has opened a new, permanent home in an industrial section of the Greenpoint neighbourhood, allowing visitors to …

Art meets social causes in Berlin

Get involved in the city’s thriving alternative arts scene with an exhibition that not only promotes local art but also helps local society.<p>In a city where artistic freedom and tolerance prevail – and where funds are scarce – online blogs and magazines are the lifeblood of Berlin’s ever-mushrooming …

In the footsteps of greatness

Follow a route through the life of Nelson Mandela, a man who epitomised forgiveness and reconciliation – and inspired the world.<p>The official mourning period is over; the memorials and funeral have taken place; and with the passing of one of the most inspirational figures of our time, South Africa …

Festival lights around the world

From Hogmanay in Scotland to Nepal’s Balachaturdashi, light plays a starring role in holidays across the globe, brightening skies, spirits – and travel itineraries – alike.

Paradise found in Malaysia

Trek through the Langkawi archipelago’s luscious rainforest, get a feel for Penang Island’s bustling local life and find an urban oasis in one of Kuala Lumpur’s 52 shopping centres.

Time travelling in Shanghai

China’s past and future battle for space in its largest city, where the seven-tiered Longhua Temple stands amid futuristic high-rises like the Oriental Pearl Tower.