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  • Readers’ photos: inspiring images of the world’s national parks

    Readers’ photos: inspiring images of the world’s national parks

    August 2nd, 2016Freya Godfrey
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    To coincide with last week’s National Parks Week in the UK, we chose national parks as the subject for our weekly Twitter chat (follow #RGchat from 11am GMT on Tuesdays). Whether it’s for the peace and tranquility they offer, the chance to escape the modern world or to get closer to nature, there’s one thing…

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  • Readers’ photos: awesome architecture from around the world

    Readers’ photos: awesome architecture from around the world

    June 30th, 2016Freya Godfrey
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    This week’s Rough Guides Twitter chat – #RGchat – was all about awesome architecture. We asked our followers to share their best photos of architecture from around the world, and they didn’t disappoint. From Ethiopia’s rock-hewn monolithic churches to the extraordinary Machu Picchu to the sleek, and urban design of the Helix Brige in Singapore to Kuala Lumpur‘s…

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  • 12 tips for backpacking Cuba

    12 tips for backpacking Cuba

    May 10th, 2016Freya Godfrey
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    Cuba’s captivating, colourful streets and carnaval­ feel make it appealing for travellers year­-round. And, as relations with the US thaw, the country’s popularity has skyrocketed, with visitor numbers showing little sign of abating. Planning to join them? Start with our top tips for making the most out of backpacking Cuba. 1. Stay with a Cuban family Casa particulares are…

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  • 10 of the best weekend breaks in the UK

    10 of the best weekend breaks in the UK

    January 25th, 2016Freya Godfrey
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    From city breaks to romantic countryside escapes, options for short trips in the UK abound. Whether you’re looking to get active, overindulge or just chill out, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our pick of the best weekend breaks in the UK. Need more inspiration? We’ve also rounded up 20 of the most memorable places to stay. Best for romance:…

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  • 20 places to travel if you like a challenge

    20 places to travel if you like a challenge

    November 12th, 2015Freya Godfrey
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  • The best places for a late summer holiday in Europe

    The best places for a late summer holiday in Europe

    September 14th, 2015Freya Godfrey
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    The days might be getting noticeably shorter and the crowds might be dispersing – but that doesn’t mean summer in Europe is completely over. There’s still a few weeks left to squeeze in a late summer holiday if you know where to look. Whether you’re after balmy beaches or a relaxed city break, this is our pick of the best…

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  • The eeriest ghost towns in the USA

    The eeriest ghost towns in the USA

    April 29th, 2015Freya Godfrey
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    Emerging above the rolling tumbleweed of prairies or hidden below modern cities, hundreds of eerily desolate former towns are scattered across the United States. Many of the USA’s ghost towns were once thriving settlements: they grew quickly, but disappeared just as fast in the boom and bust Gold Rush years, while others have a more shadowy…

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