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  • Travel photography competition 2017: the shortlist

    Travel photography competition 2017: the shortlist

    May 24th, 2017Rough Guides Editors
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    Pin We asked if you fancied seeing your travel images in our forthcoming photobook You Are Here. And it’s fair to say the answer was a cacophonous “yes”. It didn’t take long for our inbox to be filled to the brim with more than 5000 submissions. We enlisted some expert assistance to help us whittle…

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  • Editors’ picks: where to travel in Europe this summer

    Editors’ picks: where to travel in Europe this summer

    May 9th, 2017Rough Guides Editors
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    In need of some travel inspiration? From rediscovering Europe‘s capitals to planning an epic road trip, our editors share their top travel picks across the continent for summer 2017. Pin For an on-trend escape: Lisbon Olivia Rawes, Editor If there’s one city whose name seems inescapable this summer, it’s Lisbon. After years of economic crisis, Portugal is being led…

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  • Video: a 1 minute guide to Cuba

    Video: a 1 minute guide to Cuba

    March 15th, 2017Rough Guides Editors
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    From the gorgeous countryside of Viñales to the brilliant beaches of Varadero – not to mention the atmospheric, timeworn streets of Havana – Cuba is a beguiling destination. If you’re planning a trip, here’s some inspiration on where to go in Cuba:

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  • Bohemian escapes: editors’ picks

    Bohemian escapes: editors’ picks

    March 10th, 2017Rough Guides Editors
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    In our latest podcast, legendary comedian and writer Ruby Wax told us all about her obsession with seeking out “that real thing” on her travels – off-the-tourist-trail places that are almost impossible to find, yet attract a trickle of intrepid types for their effortlessly relaxed vibes. To help Ruby pick her next bohemian escape, we…

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  • An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in Hong Kong

    An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in Hong Kong

    February 28th, 2017Rough Guides Editors
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    Hong Kong floats between old China and the west; its futuristic harbour has become one of Asia‘s most famous views but you’ll also find pockets of traditional culture dotted between the skyscrapers. From the glossy heights of Central to the streets and alleys winding through Kowloon, there are culinary, shopping and cultural delights to be found across the…

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  • Introducing: The Rough Guide to Everywhere

    Introducing: The Rough Guide to Everywhere

    January 30th, 2017Rough Guides Editors
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    Today, we are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new travel podcast, The Rough Guide to Everywhere. The series is all about sharing untold travel stories. The kind of stuff you’d tell your friends when you return from a trip, but wouldn’t dream of publishing in a guidebook. It is hosted by Rough…

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  • Quiz: can you name these famous places in India?

    Quiz: can you name these famous places in India?

    January 24th, 2017Rough Guides Editors
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    India is an addictive destination. Go once and something will draw you back time and again. Perhaps it’s the food, maybe it’s the people, or it could well be the vast array of incredible sights there is to see. Reckon you’ve seen a few? See if you can name all these famous sights in India.

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  • The 10 best beaches in Portugal

    The 10 best beaches in Portugal

    January 20th, 2017Rough Guides Editors
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    Pin For many travellers, Portugal is synonymous with images of golden sun-baked beaches. And with a generous 1700 kilometres of coastline, there’s enough sand for everyone. Famed for its wonderful, resort-groomed beaches the south-facing Algarve coast may be the country’s main tourist magnet, but it’s also dotted with secluded, cliff-backed coves. And there’s plenty more…

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  • The best Travel Photographer of the Year winners 2016

    The best Travel Photographer of the Year winners 2016

    December 29th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    Every year we’re astounded by the standard of photography in the Travel Photographer of the Year Awards. Last year’s selection saw everything from wolf-hunters in Russia to striking tribes in Ethiopia, and this year’s is even more impressive. From lake fishing in Ghana to misty forests in Finland, here are a few of our favourite pictures from…

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  • 18 brilliant pictures of life in Cuba

    18 brilliant pictures of life in Cuba

    December 9th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    It has been a big year for Cuba. After US-Cuba relations were improved in summer 2015, an influx of tourists started to head to the country – the first half of this year saw an 11.6% rise in visitors on the previous year. Then, in late 2016, the former President Fidel Castro passed away, after years of…

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  • Video: a 1 minute guide to Thailand

    Video: a 1 minute guide to Thailand

    December 5th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    Consistently voted as one of the best places to travel by our readers – most recently as one of the world’s friendliest countries and one of the best places to travel solo – Thailand is an ever-popular destination. Whether you’re planning a two-week holiday or an epic backpacking trip, there’s plenty to explore. From Chiang Mai‘s fun festivals and Bangkok‘s brilliant…

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  • An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in Berlin

    An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in Berlin

    November 21st, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    Pin Of all Europe’s capitals, Berlin carries the biggest buzz. In the two decades or so since it was reunified, the city has developed into a heady meld of grit and glamour that’s vastly different from anywhere else in Germany – or the rest of the world for that matter. Today, this is a city…

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