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Greece: top 10 budget beach hotels in the Peloponnese

Simos Camping, Elafonisos<p>The small island of Elafonisos, just off the south-east corner of the Peloponnese, used to be a well-guarded secret. It's two beaches of perfect white sand, said to rival those of the South Seas, were only mentioned in hushed whispers. The secret is now out, but it is still …

Majorca, Spain: the dizzy heights of Majorcan cuisine

I blame the TV chef Rick Stein. In his programme on Mediterranean cuisine last year he mentioned a Majorcan restaurant called Es Verger which served “the best lamb I’ve ever tasted, cooked in an oven that’s got to be a hundred years old.” So with only vague directions — “head for Alaró then follow …

Wild river swimming: top 10 readers' travel tips

Winning tip Wadi Bani Khalid, Oman<p>You might not imagine the Middle East as a swimmer's paradise, but Wadi Bani Khalid in Oman's Sharqiyah region is a lush oasis. Crystal-clear water runs over bleached stones, with plenty of opportunities for jumping off rocks and sliding down natural waterslides …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Hot Springs

Barcelona holidays

June 2018<p>Increasingly it is tourism, not immigration, that Barcelonans see as a threat to their city’s identity, though numbers of both have skyrocketed in recent years<p>Published: 25 Jun 2018<p>November 2017<p>The first house designed by the iconic architect – exuberant Casa Vicens in the beleaguered …

Cruise Ships

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …

Vietnam

An Island-by-Island Guide to Caribbean Rum

Call it rum, <i>rhum,</i> or <i>ron</i>; just don’t call it boring. Often (falsely) portrayed as uniformly saccharine, rum is one of the most diverse spirits on the …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Mexico City

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

Books

America's Best Beer Cities (PHOTOS)

Self-proclaimed "beer nerd" Lynn Stachnick loves to visit Portland, ME, to sample the local craft brews. She and her husband even have a beer city bucket list, with San Diego near the top.<p>"Ballast Point Brewing has an India Pale Lager I've read about and most likely will never find in the …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Pt 2: Medellin’s emerging music scene

In Colombia’s Andean foothills, one of the cities’ hottest bands, Los Coffee Makers, puts on an impromptu roof performance.

Loneliness

Interview with the authors of The Numbers Game - Chris Anderson & David Sally

Disused airport for sale in Spain would make a great supervillain lair

Ciudad Real Central Airport, the most notorious of Spain’s white elephant infrastructure projects, has been put up for sale for €100million …

After Sharknado: 7 more absurd SyFy movies

SyFy didn’t so much jump the shark as swing it violently at Tara Reid’s head this week, with the release of meteorological event-meets-bushel of …

Legalise it

<b>Uruguay is set to be the first country to make cannabis lawful</b><p>LAST week Uruguay's lower house approved a bill that legalises the production, sale and …

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The best quirky guidebooks from around the world

How do you make the most of a city break? Do you rush around, breathlessly ticking off must-sees, or do you drift, hoping you'll stumble upon authentic experiences? It's hard to get a handle on a new city; perhaps the best way is to let someone else curate your visit for you, ideally someone with …

Five expert tips for getting started in travel writing

So you say you want to be a travel writer? You want to wander the world, sending back tantalising tales of far-flung adventures to magazines, newspapers and websites. And get paid handsomely for it. Is that too much to ask?<p>Well, surveying the scene of travel publishing right now is a little like …

Travel Writing