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  • An Interview with Pico Iyer

    An Interview with Pico Iyer

    July 30th, 2014Tim Chester
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    British-born, with Indian parents and a childhood spent in California, Pico Iyer is one of the most respected travel writers today. Tim Chester asks Pico about lessons learned, packing and the evolution of travel. Pin Could you single out the first formative experience that sparked your love for travel? I was lucky in that I... Read more »

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  • Travel news: ninja bus tours and Burmese visas

    Travel news: ninja bus tours and Burmese visas

    July 28th, 2014Steve Vickers
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    Heated sleighs, bag-tracking apps, Burmese visas and ninja-themed bus tours: Steve Vickers gets you up to speed with the latest travel news. An iBeacon in your bag You know that thing at the airport where you’re waiting to get your bag off the luggage belt, and the whole thing is surrounded by so many other... Read more »

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  • Ten great literary journeys

    Ten great literary journeys

    July 22nd, 2014Lottie Gross
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    From India to Italy to the USA, whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, we’ve all travelled the world at some point in time through the captivating words of our favourite novels. Some will take you into the depths of the African jungles, and others plonk you right in the middle of the wide, empty ocean. It’s... Read more »

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  • On the road in Panjshir, Afghanistan

    On the road in Panjshir, Afghanistan

    July 21st, 2014Marc Perry
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    While working for an NGO in Kabul, British expat Marc Perry went to explore the precipitous Panjishir valley in northeastern Afghanistan. It had been my dream to visit Panjshir ever since I’d arrived in Afghanistan. Historically a geographic safe haven slicing through the Hindu Kush from Afghanistan to Tajikistan, this craggy, high-altitude valley is the... Read more »

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

    The best cities in the world – as voted by you

    July 17th, 2014Lottie Gross
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  • 20 famous journeys around the world

    20 famous journeys around the world

    July 4th, 2014Rebecca Hallett
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  • Travel news: a tourist pop group & portable hotel

    Travel news: a tourist pop group & portable hotel

    June 23rd, 2014Steve Vickers
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    Rough Guides writer Steve Vickers gets you up to speed with the latest travel news, including business-only flights to the USA and portable Nordic hotel rooms.  New airline is strictly business Fed up with flying cattle class? Well a brand new airline is about to start running business-only flights to New York. And for now,... Read more »

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  • The world’s best views as chosen by you

    The world’s best views as chosen by you

    June 19th, 2014Lottie Gross
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  • The most spectacular deserts around the world

    The most spectacular deserts around the world

    June 16th, 2014Helen Abramson
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  • Our favourite islands in the Philippines

    Our favourite islands in the Philippines

    June 2nd, 2014Site Editor
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    Graced by dazzling beaches, year-round sun and numerous opportunities for diving, island-hopping and surfing, the Philippines has long attracted a steady stream of foreign visitors. Yet there’s far more to these islands than sand and snorkelling. These are a few of our favourite islands in the Philippines. Olango Island Five kilometres east of Mactan Island,... Read more »

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  • Striking pictures of the faces of India

    Striking pictures of the faces of India

    May 22nd, 2014Rough Guides Editors
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    Often considered more of a continent than a country, India has a varied landscape from desert to jungle to stunning coastlines. With a population of 1.2 billion people, it was the faces of this country that captivated Jack Fillery on his latest trip. The award-winning photographer has captured a series of images that he said... Read more »

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  • 14 unforgettable Indonesian islands

    14 unforgettable Indonesian islands

    May 19th, 2014Site Editor
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    There are over 13,000 islands in the 5200-kilometre-long archipelago of Indonesia. With so many to choose from, we’ve whittled it down to 20 of our favourites from the Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget: Bali With its pounding surf, emerald-green rice terraces and exceptionally artistic culture, the small volcanic island of Bali –... Read more »

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