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How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

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Surfing on Easter Island

Riding the waves on Rapa Nui is as ancient and revered as the island’s renowned stone heads, and can be traced back to the early settlers who sailed here from Polynesia.<p>Known worldwide for the curious stone heads (<i>moai</i>) that sprout up from the earth as if they were craggy hedges, Easter Island – or …

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How To Quit Your Job And Travel

Me in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.<p>In April 2012 I was sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon idly researching living in Mexico. I'd been looking to …

11 Insanely Beautiful Bodies Of Water (PHOTOS)

It's pretty hard to beat sitting lakefront or on the beach, enjoying the serene setting and beautiful views.<p>But how about swimming in rainbow-colored, crystal-clear or geothermal waters?<p><b>Click through the slideshow below to check out some of the world's most unbelievable bodies of water</b><p>PHOTO …