Puglia: the heel of Italy and region of untold secrets

Puglia, or Apulia, is on the heel of Italy’s boot. Relatively ignored by foreign tourists, the region is full of southern ebullience, tradition and hidden gems.

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Here’s why it’s a good time to visit Cairo

It’s hot, dusty, often chaotic, and decidedly non-Western but Cairo, Egypt’s capital, is also fascinating, inspiring and a wonderful place to explore 4500 years of history.

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Seven absolutely unforgettable places to go hiking in Morocco

There are few countries around the world that can offer sublime beauty and an awe-inspiring natural diversity and wonder as exotic Morocco.

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Discovering Dubai’s modern Arabian magic

Dubai: OTT and OMG but I sought to navigate the city with Aussie pace and uncover some quick tips and tricks for first-timers.

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Oktoberfest in Munich: a guide to the world’s ultimate beer fest...

Say ‘prost!’ to Oktoberfest. Everything you need to know about the infamous and fantastic Munich Beerfest – the history, the language, the beer.

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Discover Crillon Le Brave, a haven of peace and relaxation, amidst the...

A regular visitor to the South of France, CHARLIE INGLEFIELD returned to Crillon le Brave and discovered a luxury gem of a Bed and Breakfast in the form of the recently opened La Maison de Crillon.

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An expert’s opinion on preparing well for overseas travel

Heading abroad for an extended period of time, whether you are a first time traveller or a seasoned adventurer, can lead to a big headache before you depart.

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Through the lens: Tokyo, city of screens and dreams

From the onset you are infused in technology, of scanners and screen, automated gates, tickets and buttons. You are in Tokyo, Japan.

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Castles, lochs, guns and whisky… It’s got to be Scotland

Monsters, castles, drinking, horseback riding and gun firing: a trip to Scotland is like entering an adult fantasy world set against the most stunningly beautiful backdrop.

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Check out National Geographic’s best travel photos of 2017

The winners in the Travel Photographer of the Year competition have been announced by National Geographic. Take a look at some incredible images…

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Get a kick out of kung fu set to music with some Peking Opera

Chinese drama is fun, and no harder than following Italian opera or Shakespearean dialogue. So says intrepid traveller JOHN BURKE.

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Climbing Kilimanjaro, the pride of Africa

History and significance: It was during Tanzania’s independence from its colonial rulers, the mountain that consist of three dormant volcanoes and which stands 5895 meters above sea level, became the symbol of its independence.

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If you have just two days in Washington DC…

Monuments, museums, art galleries, magnificent buildings and grand views are the hallmarks of the USA’s capital.

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CHUCK THIS! La Tomatina: throwing tomatoes and seeing red

For exactly one hour every year the Spanish city of Buñol is a pulpy, tomato flavoured battleground. It’s every person for themselves as chaos ensues for La Tomatina!

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Campus it up in Cambridge: staying in the world famous university city

A weekend in the stunning city of Cambridge is easy, and you can even stay on campus.

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