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  • 9 new tourist attractions to visit in 2015

    9 new tourist attractions to visit in 2015

    January 7th, 2015Helen Ochyra
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    With a whole host of new attractions opening this year, from world-record-beating skyscrapers to whacky amusement parks, there’s plenty to get your teeth into. To help you decide where to visit, we’ve picked the top 9 new tourist attractions around the world.  Shanghai Tower, China A better symbol of China’s continuing march forward would be harder to... Read more »

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  • Video: 25 things not to miss in Spain

    Video: 25 things not to miss in Spain

    January 5th, 2015Site Editor
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    From the gorgeous coastline and buzzing cities to delectable food and delicious wines, there’s plenty to see and do in Spain. Here are 25 things you shouldn’t miss. Explore the world in video with the Rough Guides YouTube channel >

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  • 7 places to eat in the Scottish year of food & drink

    7 places to eat in the Scottish year of food & drink

    January 1st, 2015Robin McKelvie
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    There is no doubt that Scotland offers up some of the finest produce in the world and, no, we are not just talking about all that glorious whisky. It wasn’t too long ago that the best of it was always spirited off to be enjoyed on the fine dining tables of London, Paris and Madrid. That... Read more »

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  • 20 fun facts about France

    20 fun facts about France

    December 21st, 2014Kerry Higgins
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    France is one of the world’s top tourist destinations, and there’s plenty to get your teeth stuck into, from great cities like Paris, Bordeaux and Marseille to the prehistoric sites of the Vézère valley and Brittany’s beautiful coastline. But how well do you really know the country? Embrace “joie de vivre” with these fun facts about France. Source: thelocal.fr Source: lovetoknow.com Source: eupedia.com Source:... Read more »

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  • Britain’s barmiest Boxing Day swims

    Britain’s barmiest Boxing Day swims

    December 20th, 2014Greg Dickinson
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    There’s no better way to dust off the yuletide cobwebs than with a Boxing Day swim. Here are some of Britain’s barmiest spots for a festive dip, ranging from pirate outfits in Tenby, to nudism in the Isle of Wight, to a gentle “run-and-swim” in North Norfolk.  Tenby’s famous Boxing Day Dip, Pembrokeshire Now in... Read more »

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  • The best aerial views in the world

    The best aerial views in the world

    December 17th, 2014Olivia Rawes
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  • Moreish, Moorish Malaga

    Moreish, Moorish Malaga

    December 16th, 2014Meera Dattani
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    Don’t head for the hills (or the overcrowded beaches and resorts) as soon as you land in Málaga and you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Meera Dattani lets us in on the best things to do in Málaga, one of Spain’s most underrated cities.  A strange thing happens at Málaga airport. Almost everyone grabs their luggage and heads for... Read more »

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  • An A–Z of Turkish cuisine

    An A–Z of Turkish cuisine

    December 8th, 2014Site Editor
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    Gourmets rank Turkish food, along with French and Chinese, as one of the world’s three classic cuisines. The country’s rich and varied cooking derives from its multi-ethnic Ottoman heritage – when it was part of an empire stretching from the Middle East to the Balkans and the Caucasus to North Africa – and food is... Read more »

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  • The best photography on Picfair: urban scenes

    The best photography on Picfair: urban scenes

    December 8th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    This month’s Picfair travel photography round up takes a look at some of their best urban shots. From London and New York to Shanghai and Delhi, we’ve picked our favourite images of the world’s sprawling metropolises. Next month’s theme is ‘winter’, so sign up to Picfair and upload your images, tagged with RGwinter, for a chance to... Read more »

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  • 26 things not to miss in France

    26 things not to miss in France

    December 8th, 2014Site Editor
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    From the countless majestic châteaux along the Loire to the sandy, sun-kissed beaches of the south, here are 26 things you shouldn’t miss on your next trip to France: EXPLORE MORE OF THE WORLD WITH THE ROUGH GUIDES YOUTUBE CHANNEL.  Explore more of France with the Rough Guide to France. Book hostels for your trip, and don’t forget... Read more »

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  • Valencia: the perfect Spanish city break

    Valencia: the perfect Spanish city break

    December 1st, 2014Natasha Foges
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    Basking in sunshine pretty much year-round but surprisingly untroubled by tourist crowds – they’re queuing for the Prado in Madrid, or lining the beaches of the nearby Costa Blanca – Valencia is the perfect city for a laidback weekend break. Lacking the iconic sights of Barcelona and Madrid, the focus here is the amazing food.... Read more »

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  • Weird world fashion: around the world in 20 costumes

    Weird world fashion: around the world in 20 costumes

    November 28th, 2014Alice Park
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