#TravelFlips

By Kol Tregaskes | A curated travel magazine of the best articles, including videos and audio, from around the Web.

Remixing the world: Spellbinding map lets you visit anywhere on Earth and listen to the local sounds

Cities and Memory pairs hundreds of local field recordings with impressionistic "memory" remixes<p>Google Maps gives our eyes access to a million …

Nobody really knows why the Tube is getting less and less crowded

It's hard to tell if you recently squeezed into a Tube carriage at rush hour, but for the first time in 20 years, fewer people are riding the London …

The Most Affordable Places to Travel in 2017

If you want to save money on travel, you’ll do well to focus on the costliest expenses, typically airfare and lodging. In their 2017 Travel Hacker …

Is Expanding Heathrow the Best Choice for the UK?

According to government sources quoted by the BBC, Heathrow is definitely going to get its third runway. The news comes courtesy of insiders that say …

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Mastercard is Offering Free Tube Travel if You Use Android Pay

It looks like Mastercard really wants people to pay for things with their phones. Earlier this year it gave Apple Pay users the chance to use London …

Android Pay

TfL Makes a Hell of a Lot of Money From Incomplete Journeys

Transport for London has picked up criticism after data revealed that it pocketed £277 million from passengers making incomplete journeys between …

Trains

The Eight Faces Of The Great Pyramid Of Giza

The base of the Great Pyramid of Giza is a square, right? Well, not quite. Despite what you may think about this ancient structure, the Great Pyramid …

Burning Man Just Bought a Permanent Outpost in the Nevada Desert

For the past few years the future of the most famous temporary city on Earth has been in limbo. The annual Burning Man festival has grown larger than …

The True Size Shows You How Big Countries and States Really Are

Most maps you see don’t show Earth according to its true proportions, so it’s easy to get confused over the size of different countries, states, and …

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Britain's 50 greatest days out (perfect for half term)

The Midlands<p><b>1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire</b><p>Among the stomach-churning highlights are Nemesis, Air and Oblivion (a vertical drop of more than 180ft). This year saw the launch of the first “virtual reality” rollercoaster, “Galactica”, where riders use headsets to experience a space adventure.<p><b>Price:</b> on …

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 / …

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Feedly connects you to the information and knowledge you care about. We help you get more out of you work, education, hobbies and interests. The …

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Mount Everest

Will bikes ever truly belong on Britain’s roads?

Racing cyclists have a term for those who cruise in someone else’s slipstream and thus save themeselves a lot of effort: wheelsuckers. David …

Best Travel Pictures of 2013 Named

Aquathlon competitors make a splash, cheetahs surprise tourists, and a purple storm looms in the best travel photos of the year.

British Airways relaxes electronic device rules

Devices may be used after plane leaves runway under new rules<p>From July 1, British Airways will change its electronic devices policy after landing, …

BBC

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …