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  • 17 amazing pictures of Brazil, Bolivia and Peru

    17 amazing pictures of Brazil, Bolivia and Peru

    January 8th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Stretching from the warm tropical shores of the Caribbean to the wild and windswept archipelago of Tierra del Fuego, South America has a dizzying treasure trove of landscapes that have long seduced independent travellers seeking an unforgettable experience. Belgian photographer Pascal Mannaerts has been captivated by the continent since he discovered photography during his student years; here is a selection of…

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  • 14 travel hacks you need to know

    14 travel hacks you need to know

    December 23rd, 2013Lottie Gross
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    Alleviate the everyday stresses of travelling with these top travel hacks. 1. Pack efficiently Packing is an exciting but frustrating venture – and overpacking is one of the most common travel mistakes. Roll up your clothes inside your bag or suitcase – it’s more space efficient and decreases the chance of wrinkles. You can even…

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  • 22 stunning images from the Travel Photographer of the Year Awards

    22 stunning images from the Travel Photographer of the Year Awards

    December 16th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    After a search for the most captivating, exciting and beautiful travel photography, the Travel Photographer of the Year Awards announced their final winners last week. Here is a selection of our favourite images from this set of talented photographers. Eagle hunter, Alti Region, Mongolia By Simon Morris | www.tpoty.com Powell Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, USA  By Gerard Baeck…

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  • Mike Spencer Bown: most travelled man retires

    Mike Spencer Bown: most travelled man retires

    December 5th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    Twenty-three years, 195 countries and a single rucksack: that’s what it takes to complete a travel bucket list. We’ve all got one and most of us probably won’t be able to complete it; there are just too many incredible sights in the world. But one man has ticked of his entire list, so we called…

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  • Selfies on the road

    Selfies on the road

    December 2nd, 2013Lottie Gross
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    [<a href=”//storify.com/RoughGuides/the-best-of-your-travel-selfies” target=”_blank”>View the story “Selfies on the road” on Storify</a>]

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  • Rough Guides readers around the world

    Rough Guides readers around the world

    November 28th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    [&amp;amp;amp;lt;a href=”//storify.com/RoughGuides/where-you-are-in-the-world” target=”_blank”&amp;amp;amp;gt;View the story “Where you are in the world” on Storify&amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;gt;]

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  • Things not to miss in Japan

    Things not to miss in Japan

    November 28th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    An archipelago of 6800 islands, the land of the rising sun has a wealth of landscapes to explore. There’s skiing, beach-bumming, and mountain climbing to be done, while thousands of temples and museums cast light on the history and culture of this fascinating country. Taken from the Rough Guide, here are 24 things to do…

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  • Snapshot: Auckland, New Zealand

    Snapshot: Auckland, New Zealand

    November 25th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    Auckland is New Zealand‘s biggest city and with the site of a major international airport, it’s often a visitor’s first view of this diverse country. Being one of the least densely populated cities in the world – at twice the size of London but with only 1.5million inhabitants – it’s a pleasure to stroll around.…

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  • Eight facts about British travellers

    Eight facts about British travellers

    November 11th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    We’re tweeting mad, blessed with a hint of thriftiness and we don’t trust our friends as much as strangers – this week’s World Travel Market Industry Report revealed the following interesting facts about UK travellers: 1. 39% of UK travellers will only consider short haul holidays next year With the UK’s aviation tax increasing again…

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  • Should term-time holidays be banned?

    Should term-time holidays be banned?

    November 5th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    Recent new rules have stopped teachers allowing children to have time off school for family holidays, meaning parents are now completely restricted to travelling during peak times. A campaign hosted by 38 Degrees calls for this ban to be reversed, as many believe it criminalizes those who want an “affordable family holiday”. The campaign petition,…

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  • Alternative things to do in Brighton

    Alternative things to do in Brighton

    October 30th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    Fear, exhaustion, love and mournfulness: these are just a few of the twists and turns I experienced on the emotional rollercoaster that my weekend in Brighton proved to be. Fear, because I watched a strange girl playing music on a handsaw; exhaustion, because I danced for almost four hours solid to possibly the greatest mash-up…

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  • Top 9 articles for American readers in 2013

    Top 9 articles for American readers in 2013

    October 23rd, 2013Lottie Gross
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    What inspires you to travel? Whether you’re looking to save the world (one eco-lodge at a time), add new destinations to your travel bucket list, or just taste the finest Belgian beers, check out this rundown of our most inspiring ideas for US travelers on RoughGuides.com: 1. Top 20 Belgian beers Beer is big business…

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