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Iceland’s feisty capital of the north

Nestled at the head of the country’s longest fjord, Akureyri’s gourmet restaurants, unique art galleries and late-night bustle set it apart from other towns in rural Iceland.<p>Over the last few years, Iceland has been carving itself a niche in the collective global conscience, thanks to plane-halting …

Mini guide to Sicily's beaches

Archaeological sites and Arab-influenced culture will please a traveller's intellectual side, but when it is time to kick back, golden sand and azure waters await.<p>With its Arab-influenced culture and cuisine, archaeological sites and varied landscapes, Sicily and its nearby Aeolian Islands keeps …

Five heavenly country house hotels

From a 16th-century castle in the Austrian Alps to a rustic hideaway on a Tuscan hillside, escape the city heat at these secluded summer bolt holes.<p>There are few things more relaxing than escaping to the countryside. From historic mansions to rustic retreats, here are a few of the best secluded …

Our favourite images of the week

Take a journey around the world, from a remote paradise in Africa to the US’ Last Frontier, with these travel photos from the past seven days.

Pt 1: The last children of Cambodia

Lonely Planet travel writer Tamara Sheward travels to the capital Phnom Penh, where she finds the only thriving pocket of a dwindling artistic community.

Reader Q&A: Hidden gems in Puerto Rico

BBC Travel reader Eleni Anastasopoulos is heading to Puerto Rico next month and is seeking suggestions on where to go and what to do. Our Facebook followers provided some ideas.<p>Last week, we asked our Facebook community to help Eleni Anastasopoulos, who is travelling to Puerto Rico next month and …

A pristine paradise in New Caledonia

The Loyalty Islands represent the survival of a fragile world, one untouched by mass tourism where the indigenous Melanesians treat nature with care and respect.<p>The tiny Loyalty Islands may account for just 10% of New Caledonia’s landmass, but they represent the survival of a fragile world, one …

Our favourite images of the week

From Great Britain’s royal residences to an ancient pilgrimage in Japan, travel the world with these photos from the past seven days.

Pt 3: Ghosts of kingdoms past

An abandoned French colonial outpost in southern Cambodia bears the scars of Khmer Rouge bullets and the haunting memory of a tragic history.