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Living in: Great university towns

Usually liberal and forward thinking, these five cities have culturally vibrant, well-educated populations and are often ranked as some of the most sought after places to live.<p>Close to major metropolitan centres but inclusive enough to exert their own sphere of influence, university towns and the …

Dexter Fletcher's Edinburgh: My Kind of Town

<b>Why Edinburgh?</b><p>I’ve spent a lot of time in Edinburgh and, in particular, the district of Leith, the city’s port, to shoot a film [<i>Sunshine in Leith</i>]. I already knew the city a bit, but spending more time there for the film helped me get to know it pretty well, and I discovered it’s well worth …

Exploring Argentina and Chile by bus

First-time visitors to the southern cone of South America arrive in Buenos Aires or Santiago with visions of glaciers, waterfalls, penguin colonies, vineyards, the baby whales off the Patagonian coast and the dramatic spires of Torres del Paine.<p>Argentina and Chile have all of this, and more – but …

South America

Unmissable South America

South America is home to dramatic landscapes, archaeological splendours from the past and a dizzying variety of wildlife - the largest collection of plant and animal species on earth, in fact. For the sheer awe factor, it's hard to top seeing Incan ruins through mist-covered cloud forest, spying …

South America

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …

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Living in: Milan

Italy’s capital of fashion and finance is one of the country’s most multicultural and diverse cities, with a stimulating rhythm that never gets too stressful.<p>Italy’s capital of fashion and finance, Milan is the place where business gets done – and everyone looks incredibly good while doing it. The …

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How to Bike Like a Local in Copenhagen

In <b>Copenhagen</b>, where more than half the residents commute by bike, cycling is a way to feel like a local. But before joining the estimated 40,000 cyclists who cross Queen Louise’s Bridge each day, review a few rules of the road.<p><b>Where to Rent:</b><p>Many hotels offer bike rentals, or visit <b>Baisikeli Bike</b> …

10 of the greatest British rail journeys

Glasgow to Mallaig

Expensive experiences, cheaper alternatives

The world’s most iconic travel experiences don’t usually come cheap – but sometimes there are real alternatives. Here are some ideas for the budget-conscious, and expert advice on whether it’s actually worth paying the price for some of these bucket-list classics.<p><b>1. Orient Express vs InterRail</b> …

National Parks

In Oaxaca, a community unchanged

Thanks to a thriving ecotourism program and a unique self-ruling co-operative system, life in the villages of Los Pueblos Mancomunados has maintained the same for hundreds of years.<p>In the isolated pine- and oak-filled mountains about 60km northwest of Oaxaca City are eight small villages, …

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34 Amazing Holiday Dresses To Kick Off Party Season

Whether you’re looking for sweet and swingy, sultry and sleek, or elegant and embellished, today’s slideshow delivers a rhapsody of merry dresses for …