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  • 6 great places to visit by train in Europe

    6 great places to visit by train in Europe

    June 10th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    There are few better ways to see Europe than by rail. Budget flights might abound, but nothing can match the experience of travelling by train. Forget about tedious airport transfers and unsociable departure times, by rail you’ll get glorious views, spacious seats and – best of all – the ability to hop off a train…

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  • Get in touch

    Get in touch

    May 25th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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  • A sex-themed amusement park is set to open in Brazil

    A sex-themed amusement park is set to open in Brazil

    May 13th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Forget about virtual-reality roller coasters, the future of theme parks just got a whole lot raunchier. Developers in Brazil are planning to build an adults-only park, where traditional rides will be replaced by the likes of penis-shaped bumper cars, an erotic ghost train and a 7D vibrating cinema. Unlike the comparatively chaste Jeju Loveland in…

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  • You’ll soon be able to stay at the ICEHOTEL throughout the year

    You’ll soon be able to stay at the ICEHOTEL throughout the year

    April 19th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    The ICEHOTEL, constructed from snow and ice each year, has long been Swedish Lapland’s blockbuster attraction. It features in our list of the top 21 things to do in Sweden, and crops up on bucket lists the world over. Yet when the weather warms in the spring, this extraordinary hotel just melts away. This year,…

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  • Quiz: can you name these famous places in the USA?

    Quiz: can you name these famous places in the USA?

    April 13th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Do you pride yourself on your travel knowledge of the USA? Have you marvelled at the Grand Canyon, taken a ride on a cable car in San Francisco and visited Washington DC‘s finest museums? If so, this is the quiz for you. We’ve selected eight famous sights across the USA – from mountains and monuments to towns and cities – to…

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  • You can visit all US national parks for free next week

    You can visit all US national parks for free next week

    April 7th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    To celebrate of the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, visitors will be offered free entry to national parks across the USA next week. From the 16th to the 24 April, admission fees will be waived in all 59 parks, with a range of special activities also planned around National Junior Ranger Day on…

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  • Advertise with Rough Guides

    Advertise with Rough Guides

    April 5th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    From brand partnerships to bespoke features, custom books, video and microsites, promote your business with our range of digital and printed content solutions.

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  • Quiz: can you name these famous places in Europe?

    Quiz: can you name these famous places in Europe?

    March 15th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Do you pride yourself on your European travel knowledge? Have you strolled the backstreets of Venice, discovered Berlin‘s best under-the-radar nightlife or island-hopped in Croatia? If so, this is the quiz for you. We’ve selected 10 famous sights across Europe – from mountains to monuments – to put you to the test. Can you name the…

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  • 1500 chefs around the world will celebrate French food next week

    1500 chefs around the world will celebrate French food next week

    March 10th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    When it comes to food, the French don’t do things by halves. It should come as little surprise then that this year sees the launch of the second Good France event, a global celebration of the country’s gastronomy to surpass all others. The day was created in 2015 to mark the inclusion of French cuisine on…

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  • Introducing the “shedcation” – 7 sheds you can actually stay in

    Introducing the “shedcation” – 7 sheds you can actually stay in

    February 26th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Just when you thought travel trends couldn’t get any more wacky, there’s a new type of holiday to contend with – the “shedcation”. Forget about cabins, windmills or capsules suspended from cliff-faces, organisers of the annual Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition have teamed up with Airbnb to convince travellers that sheds are the next big thing in accommodation. To…

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  • The best rooftop bars in London

    The best rooftop bars in London

    February 17th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    On those precious sunny London days, there’s no better feeling than sitting outside with a drink. Pub gardens have their time and place, but in a city growing taller by the day, there are more and more places where you can get up high. Here’s our pick of the best rooftop bars in London. Frank’s,…

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  • The Rough Guide to 2016

    The Rough Guide to 2016

    December 23rd, 2015Eleanor Aldridge
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    Need inspiration for your 2016 vacation plans? Get holiday ideas with Rough Guides’ top countries, cities and regions selected as the best places to visit in 2016.

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