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  • Your USA itinerary: 6 ideas for an American adventure

    Your USA itinerary: 6 ideas for an American adventure

    March 15th, 2017Nick Edwards
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    The USA’s sheer scale and scope means it’s impossible to see everything the country has to offer in one go ­– and you shouldn’t try. From sprawling national parks to quirky small towns to some of the world’s most exciting cities, America has an overwhelming number of potential trips. To make things easier, here are six…

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  • 11 tips for travelling in Greece

    11 tips for travelling in Greece

    May 6th, 2016Nick Edwards
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    Although the news has been full of negative stories about the financial and immigrant crises which have engulfed Greece in recent years, there are still many reasons to visit. Its stunning beaches, superb mountain scenery, great food and warm Hellenic welcome are just a few. Our first ever Rough Guide was to Greece, 35 years ago. Co-author…

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  • Hyderabad: India’s most up-and-coming city

    Hyderabad: India’s most up-and-coming city

    January 6th, 2016Nick Edwards
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    A fascinating, fast-developing city in southern India, Hyderabad is one of India’s up-and-coming tourist destinations. Co-author of the Rough Guide to India, Nick Edwards, gives us an insider’s guide. The rapidly growing metropolis of Hyderabad and its twin city Secunderabad occupy a fascinating place somewhere between India’s past and future. The old town is by far…

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  • Andhra Pradesh: India’s unknown backwaters destination

    Andhra Pradesh: India’s unknown backwaters destination

    December 21st, 2015Nick Edwards
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    In search of somewhere a little more adventurous and lot less travelled than the famous backwaters of Kerala? Head to the Godavari Delta on the eastern coast of Andhra Pradesh, where you’ll find a rich area for exploration says Nick Edwards, co-author of The Rough Guide to India. The mighty Godavari, second only in length to the Ganges,…

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  • The delights of Dharamsala: discover India’s “Little Tibet”

    The delights of Dharamsala: discover India’s “Little Tibet”

    November 5th, 2015Nick Edwards
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    Ever since the Dalai Lama and his entourage escaped the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959 and were granted a new home in the district of Dharamsala, in India’s Himachal Pradesh, the area has been a magnet for travellers and truth-seekers alike. In fact, rather than the mundane, workaday lower town of Dharamsala itself, it…

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  • It’s time to make a beeline for Berkeley

    It’s time to make a beeline for Berkeley

    July 7th, 2015Nick Edwards
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    Ever since the 1960s Berkeley has been synonymous with left wing politics and student protests. And while the city has stayed true to its progressive credo, it offers numerous other reasons for visitors to the Bay Area to make sure they don’t only get trapped in the albeit sublime honeypot of San Francisco. Former US…

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  • 10 reasons to make a pit stop in Pittsburgh

    10 reasons to make a pit stop in Pittsburgh

    June 17th, 2015Nick Edwards
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    For most people the very mention of Pittsburgh conjures up images of heavy industry and skies black with smoke. And while such vistas were true a century ago and are still coded in the name of the successful local NFL team, the Steelers, the contemporary reality is of an attractive and vibrant modern city, which…

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  • 5 of the best Greek islands

    5 of the best Greek islands

    March 25th, 2015Nick Edwards
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    Greece offers well over two hundred inhabited islands of all shapes and sizes, set like gems in the sparkling Ionian and Aegean seas – so you’re really spoilt for choice when planning a visit. Former resident and Rough Guide to Greece author Nick Edwards picks five of the best Greek islands for exploration. For archaeology:…

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  • 5 reasons why Ladakh offers the best trekking in India

    5 reasons why Ladakh offers the best trekking in India

    March 10th, 2015Nick Edwards
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    Co-author of the Rough Guide to India, Nick Edwards, explains why the trekking in Ladakh is among India’s finest. Ladakh is quite unlike any other region of India, both geographically and culturally. A rugged and arid high-altitude desert, set between the mighty Karakoram and Great Himalaya ranges, its very name means “the land of high…

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  • The Andaman Islands: India’s far flung string of pearls

    The Andaman Islands: India’s far flung string of pearls

    February 3rd, 2015Nick Edwards
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    Longstanding author of the Rough Guide to India, Nick Edwards, explains how the remote Andaman Islands have been slowly increasing their tourist profile but still reward the adventurous traveller with natural splendour unlike anywhere on the mainland.  The long emerald necklace of the Andaman Islands – an archipelago lying over a thousand kilometres out in the Bay of…

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  • Kashmir: paradise with imperfections

    Kashmir: paradise with imperfections

    December 3rd, 2014Nick Edwards
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    After an unforgettable first trip to Kashmir, India, in 1990, Nick Edwards returned to research the area for recent editions of the Rough Guide to India and found some things unchanged, while others quite different. Ever since being mesmerised by the symphonic juggernaut of Led Zeppelin’s epic track in the mid-seventies, the name Kashmir held a…

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  • Tamil Nadu: discover the Hindu Heartlands

    Tamil Nadu: discover the Hindu Heartlands

    November 17th, 2014Nick Edwards
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    Longstanding author of the Rough Guide to India, Nick Edwards explains why Tamil Nadu encapsulates the essence of South India and is a worthy alternative to more touristic Kerala. Despite having a long meandering border with Kerala that threads its way along the Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu has never seen the same number of foreign…

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