Try one of the least well-known Canary Islands – Fuerteventura

Hypnotic sand dunes, gorgeous villages, active volcanos, golden beaches and year round sunshine. Fuerteventura is a great escape, especially if you’re fleeing the winter cold.

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#MeTourism: the hidden costs of selfie tourism

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy. Selfie tourism is changing the experience of traveling for many people – and not necessarily in a positive way.

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The world’s great train stations can be a quirky traveller’s delight

Railway stations are evocative, personal, and so much more interesting to the inquisitive traveller than airports or bus stations. Check out some of the best.

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Lugano: the deliciously Italian flavoured slice of Switzerland

Most travellers are familiar with Switzerland’s German and French speaking capitals, but there is a third, equally intriguing language region that combines traditional Swiss elegance with an unmistakably Mediterranean flair.

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The five best traditional Christmas markets in Europe

Visiting one of Europe’s famed and fabled Christmas markets is a must. Here are what we consider the best of them for pure Yuletide charm and old-time authenticity.

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Aran Islands – off the traveller’s beaten track and up a slippery slope

A trip to the beautiful Aran Islands off Galway, with their unique heritage, is a never to be forgotten experience.

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Tips for living overseas for the first time

If you are relocating overseas for a year or more, there are plenty of things to consider. Try these helpful tips about moving to and working in a new country, to help you settle in and enjoy the experience of a lifetime.

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Don’t make friends with travellers – they’ll only love you and leave you

Is it really worth the effort of making new friends with other travellers if they are only about to wave goodbye?

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Five reasons you absolutely need travel insurance

There is a whole host of reasons that travel insurance should be an essential part of your travel plans.

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Visiting Jerash in Jordan was a big, pleasant surprise

What did I know about Jordan? Not very much actually, except for Petra and the Dead Sea. Visiting was a big eye-opener for me.

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Four hot winter travel getaways for snow, sun, fun and adventure

As much as we love the UK, its winter can break your soul. But you don’t have to fly home to the other side of the globe to escape…

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Lonely Planet shock: Canberra named third best city in the world to visit in 2018

Australia’s usually unheralded bureaucratic capital, Canberra, has rocketed up the traveller’s charts, according to Lonely Planet.

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Qantas takes delivery of new Dreamliner for non-stop Australia to London flights [VIDEO]

WATCH: Qantas boss Alan Joyce oversees the airline’s brand new plane being assembled at Boeing before it’s tested and flown Down Under to commence duties.

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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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