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  • Win the ultimate camping accessory kit from Bear & Bear

    Win the ultimate camping accessory kit from Bear & Bear

    August 3rd, 2015Lottie Gross
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    This competition is now closed. We’re giving away an incredible bundle of camping gear from online boutique Bear & Bear. So you’ve got your tent, poles and pegs and you’re ready to set up camp – but that’s just the Bear (& Bear) essentials… Next you need sleeping bags, torches, picnic blankets and more. So this is…

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  • The Caledonian Sleeper: London for last orders, Edinburgh for breakfast

    The Caledonian Sleeper: London for last orders, Edinburgh for breakfast

    July 30th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    Ben Lerwill boards the Caledonian Sleeper to discover that the romance of rail travel has not yet been lost on this timeless journey from London to Edinburgh.

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  • Gorgeous video explores the Philippines from above

    Gorgeous video explores the Philippines from above

    July 29th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    The Philippines is beautiful from the ground, but from above it’s even better. This video soars hundreds of metres into the air to give you a bird’s-eye view – and it’s awesome. From White Beach on Boracay to the little town of El Nido, Frédéric Bussière’s drone camera captures the stunning scenery of this southeast-Asian archipelago. As…

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  • Quiz: can you match the book to the location?

    Quiz: can you match the book to the location?

    July 27th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    Bookworms, literature lovers and novel nerds – we’ve devised the the ultimate test. Can you match these books to the correct locations?

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  • 50 things to do before you die

    50 things to do before you die

    July 15th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    We've picked 50 absolutely unforgettable things to do before you die. It's time to start ticking things off your bucket list…

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  • The best photography on Picfair: patterns

    The best photography on Picfair: patterns

    July 6th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    Every month we round up some of the best travel photography on image-selling website Picfair, and this month we’ve chosen to look at patterns. Below are 20 of the most striking pictures of patterns from all over the world, from Portugal to the USA.  The Bull Ring, Birmingham, England Bull ring by Allan Marshall /…

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  • Quiz: how serious is your travel bug?

    Quiz: how serious is your travel bug?

    July 6th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    Are your feet a little bit itchy or has your travel bug rendered you completely incapable of getting on with everyday life? If you relate to any of these feelings, you might be in serious trouble… But don’t worry, you can do a self-diagnosis using this simple test. Answer these questions to find out how…

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  • Win €1000 to spend on a villa in France, Italy or Morocco

    Win €1000 to spend on a villa in France, Italy or Morocco

    July 1st, 2015Lottie Gross
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    This competition is now closed. We’re giving away €1000 of Quality Villas vouchers so you can retreat to a gorgeous holiday home in France, Italy or Morocco on us. It’s always nice to have a home away from home when you’re on holiday. Flexible breakfast times, quiet nights in and lazy days by a private pool:…

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  • 1650km of Vietnam in 3 minutes of stunning videography

    1650km of Vietnam in 3 minutes of stunning videography

    June 29th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    If a trip to Vietnam is on your bucket list, you might want to look away now. This video will definitely give you wanderlust. Filmmaker Oliver Atrologo spent two weeks travelling around Vietnam earlier this year and captured the whole trip on camera. He travelled 1650km, from the karst rock formations of Ha Long Bay in the north,…

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  • Quiz: can you name the airport from its code?

    Quiz: can you name the airport from its code?

    June 26th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    This is among the geekiest quizzes we’ve devised, but we’re unashamedly fascinated by airport codes and their stories. So, how much of a travel nerd are you? Let us know your score once you’ve taken the quiz below…

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  • 4 minutes of wonder: Western Australia on film

    4 minutes of wonder: Western Australia on film

    June 23rd, 2015Lottie Gross
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    Australia‘s west coast gets a whole lot less love from travellers than its eastern shores, but by no means is it less beautiful. In this film, made from 10,000 photographs, you can explore some of Western Australia‘s most gorgeous scenery, from Nambung National Park and Ningaloo Reef to Coral Bay and the Kennedy Range. The film’s…

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  • You can now travel by dragon in Wales

    You can now travel by dragon in Wales

    June 19th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    Who wants to drive for hours on winding Welsh roads, or take one of those tiny local stopping trains, when you could hop on the back of a dragon and make the journey between Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons in just 32 minutes? No, the Queen of Dragons from Game of Thrones hasn’t taken over Wales (although we’re…

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