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A Timelapse Video About a Man, a Beard and a 4646km Walk through China

On his 26th birthday, Christoph Rehage went out for a walk. 4646 miles later…<p>Throughout his yearlong journey from Beijing to Ürümqi, Rehage took a …

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Join us as we stand for Equal Pay Day<p>For every dollar a man earns in the U.S., a woman earns an average of 80 cents. To tip the scales, we’re …

How to teach english overseas

A great way to travel the world and fund your travels is to <b>teach English overseas</b>.<p>If you want to spend a long time in a destination, teaching English …

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London attractions: what to see and do in summer

<b>Why go?</b><p>After a spectacular couple of years featuring a Wedding, a Jubilee and an Olympics, London has a twinkle in its eye and a spring in its step. Central London has never looked better and there are huge redevelopment projects underway everywhere you look. Despite the economic gloom, …

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How 12 Months of Travel Has Changed Me

We never set out on this trip to ‘find ourselves’ or have some sort of profound spiritual experience, we simply wanted to experience different …

Top 10 cheap eats in Singapore

Eating out is everyone's favourite pastime in Singapore – one subject that enthusiastically unites the country's diverse population of Chinese, …

Florence attractions: what to see and do in summer

<b>Why go?</b><p><b>Florence</b>'s balmy temperatures, al fresco eating and drinking and busy open-air arts and concert season make it one of Italy’s most vibrant summer destinations, with the city often roasting by July and August. Florence is a living city with a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene, and a …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.

Barcelona, Milan, Paris: these destinations are on every traveller’s must-see list. But venture just a few hours away and you’ll find lesser-known gems dotting the landscape. From a French castle that houses a collection of European masterpieces to a city with two cathedrals, here are three under-explored day trips from top European cities: http://bit.ly/10j5HKN

Neighbourhood watch: five Singapore micro-'burbs on the rise

Already know your way around central Singapore? Just a stone's throw beyond, a clutch of bustling neighbourhoods home to quirky shops, trendy eateries and cool bars are just waiting to be explored. So head out and experience the up-and-coming areas of Singapore that won't stay a secret for …

Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

Inside Flipboard / May 20, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

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Britain on a budget: 50 cheap thrills

You can still get a pint for under £2 – plus views over the River Ouse – at the King’s Arms in York, part of the Sam Smith’s chain of pubs renowned for original interiors, traditional brewing methods and cheap prices (King’s Staith, 01904 659435).<p>Cornish bakeries, including the newly opened Quay in …

Four apps encourage smarter detours

Far beyond showing you the shortest way from A to B, these four GPS-enabled apps show the most interesting and amusing ways to get to your desired destination.<p>Common wisdom has it that technology disconnects us from the real world, hindering us from interacting with our environment and experiencing …

Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak

Sliding into a bathtub after a long day is one of life’s little luxuries, but there’s nothing quite like the restorative buzz garnered by a dip in a proper thermal pool. From Iceland’s idyllic Blue Lagoon to Switzerland’s most chic spa, here’s a rundown of some of Europe’s best hot springs.<p><b>Blue</b> …

Venice attractions: what to see and do in summer

<b>Why go?</b><p>Late spring and early summer bring some of the most daunting crowds to <b>Venice</b>, but there's a reason why they come: the sheer loveliness of this exquisite city bathed in clear light and warmth. It's important to remember that, even at peak visitor times, you are never more than a bridge and an …

London May 2013: Events, exhibitions and best things to do

<b>London weekend weather forecast</b><p>There's an unsettled weekend in store for London. Expect drizzle on Friday and heavy rain overnight and on Saturday. Sunday will be dry and brighter, but windy.<p>This London weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget<p>Here are a few events to help you …

Britain's best leisurely walks

The campaign (Britainonfoot.co.uk) was launched last week to inspire people to spend more time enjoying walks, with organisers citing the major health benefits the activity can bring.<p>According to a study by the Harvard School of Public Health, 150 minutes of light exercise a week, including …

Classic Paris: a fresh look at the City of Light

Just because you’ve visited a city’s top sight, does that mean you should never return again? Here, <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> tours the star sights of Paris, from the heights of the Eiffel Tower to the depths of the catacombs, and reveals some of the secrets that you may have missed the first time …

Lovely places to stay in Italy, new India tours and more holidays to book now

<b>Escapism</b><p>The 20th edition of Charming Small Hotel Guides: Italy is out now. The 500-plus hotels, including Locanda Toscanini (pictured above), near …

Barbara Taylor Bradford's Venice: My Kind of Town

<b>Why Venice?</b> <br>I adore the atmosphere, the canals and the gondolas – it was quite simply love at first sight. The light in Venice is extraordinary too. It’s the perfect place to visit in May or June, though it’s a little hot for my liking in the high summer. My husband, Bob, and I have visited eight …

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Zany Zürich: the stranger side of Switzerland

The typical images of Switzerland – tick-tocking watches and chocolate-box churches – are all out-of-date clichés. In reality, the modern metropolis and pulsating financial hub of Zürich has more in common with Europe’s more offbeat, avant-garde cities, like Berlin or Barcelona, than many first …

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In Paris, boutique looks at bargain prices

With an influx of vintage markets and designer outlets, inexpensive retail therapy is plentiful in the home of haute couture.<p>The home of haute couture, Paris is a world shopping capital with enough high-end boutiques to strike fear into the heart of any bank manager. However, inexpensive retail …

England's best vintage markets and antique fairs

Lincoln, Lincolnshire<p>The bi-monthly fair that takes place at the Lincolnshire Showground is large without feeling overwhelming. This fair is diverse, …

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

Summer holidays 2013: expert advice on where to visit

Jacqueline Mirtelli, Atout, the France Tourism Development Agency<p>I would recommend Cap Corse, a 25-mile long peninsula at the northern tip of …