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  • 24 striking pictures of Pakistan

    24 striking pictures of Pakistan

    April 8th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Professional photographer Ghulam Rasool has spent his life documenting nature, culture and landscapes throughout his home country Pakistan. Here are a selection of his incredible pictures of Pakistan. An ox race, Lahore Shandur Lake, 12,000 feet above sea level A villager and his yaks, Khaplu Town Tawar Chacha & his wife in their traditional Wakhi home,…

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  • Incredible photos of the world’s rarest tribes

    Incredible photos of the world’s rarest tribes

    April 4th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    There are places in the world where little sign of western development exists, but it still threatens to change traditions and beliefs forever. Jimmy Nelson found and documented 31 of these traditional isolated communities in his quest to photograph the “purity of humanity”. “I wanted to witness their time-honoured traditions, join in their rituals and…

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  • New camera set to banish the selfie for good

    New camera set to banish the selfie for good

    April 1st, 2014Lottie Gross
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    If you believed this was true, you can consider yourself an April fool! Technology start-up La Foil Pro have released a brand-new camera designed to banish the much-loved (or loathed) selfie. From Oscar-winners to your travel selfies, taking photos of yourself is great fun wherever you are in the world. But La Foil Pro are…

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  • In photos: 4000-year-old forest discovered in Ireland

    In photos: 4000-year-old forest discovered in Ireland

    March 21st, 2014Lottie Gross
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    The first few months of 2014 brought gale-force winds and record amounts of rain to Ireland and much of the UK. Homes were flooded and many lived without electricity for months. These recent storms reached the southwestern Atlantic coast of Ireland and have shifted sands, moved boulders and changed the face of the coastline. It…

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  • The best cuisine in the world – as voted by you

    The best cuisine in the world – as voted by you

    March 20th, 2014Lottie Gross
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  • The best photos from India’s Holi Festival 2014

    The best photos from India’s Holi Festival 2014

    March 18th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    This week saw Hindus in India and across the world celebrating the Holi Festival of Colours. It marks the beginning of spring and celebrates the legend of Holika and Prahlad in a mass party where participants throw powder in all colours of the rainbow at each other (something said to be started by Krishna as…

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  • WIN a trip for two to southern Africa worth over £2500

    WIN a trip for two to southern Africa worth over £2500

    March 14th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Lisa Imlach, whose answer was: “I’d love to see a pack of lions in the wild!” Ever dreamed of cruising down the Zambezi at sunset, spotting the Big Five in Kruger National Park or bush camping in the wilds of Botswana? Now we’re making that dream…

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  • Things not to miss in Scotland

    Things not to miss in Scotland

    February 25th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Tartan kilts, whisky, shortbread, and loch-dwelling mythical creatures are not all Scotland has to offer. Think cultured cities, ruined castles and deep lush valleys, surrounded by a scattering of quaint little islands famous for wildlife and snow-tipped peaks. These are the top things to do in Scotland: Music: Latha Math by Mánran from the Rough…

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  • Travel photography tips with Paul Goldstein

    Travel photography tips with Paul Goldstein

    February 7th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    “Selfies, Instagram, Pinterest… What a bunch of losers.” That’s exactly what award-winning photographer and Exodus tour-group leader Paul Goldstein thinks of you while you’re posting those balmy beach shots onto Facebook. If you want to learn how to impress your social following, and maybe even make money from your pictures, these are his top tips. Research,…

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  • Simon Reeve on India and penis soup

    Simon Reeve on India and penis soup

    February 5th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    As the face of travel on the terrestrial television, Simon Reeve has presented a number of BBC travel series, from exploring where our tea and coffee comes from, to travelling the entire Tropic of Cancer. Having just returned from filming a new series in India, Simon talks to Rough Guides about adventure, muppetry and a better…

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  • The top 10 cities to visit in 2014

    The top 10 cities to visit in 2014

    February 4th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Each year, we compile a list of the best places for you to visit in the next twelve months. This year, we’ve gone all out and written a comprehensive guide to travel in 2014 – including which city deserves your attention next. The Rough Guide to 2014: top ten cities From the USA to Sweden…

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  • The top countries to visit in 2014

    The top countries to visit in 2014

    February 4th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Officially, there are around 200 countries in the world – that’s a lot of ground to choose from when booking your next trip, so how do you decide? Luckily, the Rough Guide to 2014 is out to help you whittle your choices down to ten. The Rough Guide to 2014: top ten countries From Africa,…

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