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Food & Drink

Ice cream sandwiches at Ruby Violet, London. Image courtesy of Ruby Violet.

Great ice cream parlours around the world

Wherever you are in the world, ice cream is the quintessential summer treat. Whether you’re cycling in Copenhagen or temple-touring in Tokyo, exploring famous streets or keeping off the beaten track, […]

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Destinations

Hanging Bridges in Arenal National Park, Costa Rica. Image: iStock/ geninVA

The world’s best destinations for solo travel

Joining the solo travel tribe may seem a little daunting, but it means discovering the treasures of the world exactly the way you want to – it’s the greatest form […]

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Culture, Destinations

Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan. Image: iStock/Mustang_79

Eight unique ways to celebrate Christmas around the world

When a traditionally white Christmas with all the usual trimmings won’t quite cut it (or, should we say, carve it), remember that a world of refreshing customs and celebrations beg to […]

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Destinations

Squaw Valley, California, USA. Image: iStock

Nine unexpected ski destinations around the world

From Morocco’s scorching landscape to a Spanish resort near the coast, your staple summer hotspots sometimes make quite the unique, unexpected and underrated winter destination. Whether it’s thrilling runs or family-friendly […]

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Destinations

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany. Image: Thinkstock

12 fairytale destinations around the world

Fairytale locations aren’t merely the things of your favourite childhood storybooks: from the Bavarian hills to the shores of an island in the Maldives, you’ll find surreal sights sure to enchant […]

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Culture, Travel advice

Dining etiquette around the world: the dos and don’ts

Dining etiquette around the world: the dos and don’ts

When travelling around the world, you’re bound to end up in a local restaurant somewhere along the way, and then what? Fork, spoon, or chopsticks? To tip or not? As many […]

by × February 17, 2016 × 0 comments