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  • Cabaret is alive and kicking in Paris

    Cabaret is alive and kicking in Paris

    July 25th, 2017Eleanor Aldridge
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    There's only one place to see burlesque in Paris – the Crazy Horse, opened in 1951. Eleanor Aldridge spent the night here to see it for herself.

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  • Why you should go back to Paris in 2017

    Why you should go back to Paris in 2017

    May 11th, 2017Eleanor Aldridge
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    There’s nowhere else quite like Paris. No other city can match the allure of its rooftop vistas, café-lined boulevards and striking monuments. Paris’s ability to be at once a bastion of cutting-edge culture, classical arts and old-school romanticism are just a few of the reasons why we named it our top city to visit in…

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  • Aurora Spirit: a magical journey to Norway’s Arctic north

    Aurora Spirit: a magical journey to Norway’s Arctic north

    February 7th, 2017Eleanor Aldridge
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    This year, there’s more than the aurora borealis to draw you to ethereally beautiful Arctic Norway. On the shores of Lyngenfjord, two hours from the city of Tromsø, a team of plucky entrepreneurs have opened the northernmost distillery in the world. We went to discover why this is a magical escape for whisky lovers and…

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  • Tromsø: why you need to discover Norway’s Arctic gateway

    Tromsø: why you need to discover Norway’s Arctic gateway

    February 3rd, 2017Eleanor Aldridge
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    Norway isn’t short of incredible landscapes. This is the country of majestic lakes, lush meadows and snow-covered mountains. Yet one part of Norway continues to hold unique appeal – the wild Arctic north where the mainland fractures into an intricate coastline of twisting fjords and remote archipelagos. At the heart of the region is one…

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  • Why Atlanta is one of the top 10 cities you should visit in 2017

    Why Atlanta is one of the top 10 cities you should visit in 2017

    January 11th, 2017Eleanor Aldridge
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    Georgia’s leafy capital is due its time in the spotlight. Dynamic, progressive and home to one of the country’s most exciting food scenes, Atlanta is the new star of the South. Whether you stay for a week or stop by on a layover, you’ll soon discover why it’s one of our top 10 cities to…

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  • 12 of our favourite stories of the year

    12 of our favourite stories of the year

    December 22nd, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    As the year comes to a close, we’ve been looking back over our favourite features of 2016. We published around five hundred articles and photo stories this year, working with contributors from around the world. Here, we’ve collected our favourites. A huge thanks to our brilliant team of writers, photographers and editors and – of…

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  • 10 new year resolutions to make in 2017

    10 new year resolutions to make in 2017

    December 20th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Whether you’re after a round-the-world adventure or short trips closer to home, this is the time to start planning. The new year marks the opportunity for a fresh start, and a chance to think about how and where you want to travel over the coming months. We’ve put together 10 travel resolutions to inspire you…

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  • Quiz: can you name the most Instagrammed places in the world?

    Quiz: can you name the most Instagrammed places in the world?

    December 2nd, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Instagram recently revealed the most photographed places in the world’s most visited cities. We’ve selected 10 cities from their full list of 20 – can you guess the most Instagrammed place in each one? Some may not be where you’d expect. Header image via Pixabay/CC0

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  • A Las Vegas survival guide: the dos and don’ts of Sin City

    A Las Vegas survival guide: the dos and don’ts of Sin City

    November 16th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Few destinations can match the unbridled hedonism of Las Vegas. Nevada’s pulsating desert city, a tangle of neon-lit casinos and roaring freeways, is one of the most unforgettable places on Earth. If you get it right, a weekend in this town can be the trip of a lifetime. If you don’t, Vegas can easily overwhelm…

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  • Sailing in Croatia: a first-timer’s guide

    Sailing in Croatia: a first-timer’s guide

    November 9th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Coastlines don’t come much more idyllic than Croatia’s 2000km of ruggedly beautiful Adriatic shore. Along this magnificent stretch are ancient Roman remains standing guard over sheltered harbours; olive groves rising above the winding backstreets of tumble-down villages; and sleek resorts backing palm-fringed bays. In the turquoise waters offshore are scattered more than 1000 islands and…

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  • Route 66: celebrating 90 years of America’s Mother Road

    Route 66: celebrating 90 years of America’s Mother Road

    November 8th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    This week, on the 11th November, America celebrates the birthday of one of the world’s greatest roads. It’s been 90 years since Route 66 opened, connecting Chicago and Los Angeles with 2448 miles of tarmac. The “Mother Road”, as it became known, crossed eight states and three time zones, forming a key part of the migration route used by those heading to…

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  • Quiz: which breakfast food from around the world should you try?

    Quiz: which breakfast food from around the world should you try?

    November 3rd, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Whether grabbed on the go or eaten with the family, few meals give such an insight into local culture as breakfast. If you’re looking to get a taster of a new destination, there are few better ways to do it. So, only one question remains – which breakfast food should you try next? Header image via…

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