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  • One year on: Picfair’s best travel photography

    One year on: Picfair’s best travel photography

    August 4th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    If you’re a keen travel photographer, amateur or professional, and you’ve not heard of Picfair you’re missing a trick. As a platform for professional photographers it’s revolutionary, allowing them to sell their pictures at a price they want. Travellers with camera can get in on the action too. Since its launch in August 2013, 5,000... Read more »

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  • Amazing images of Slovakia

    Amazing images of Slovakia

    August 4th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Slovakia borders with Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary and Ukraine. It’s home to a diverse population scattered across mountains, lakes, forests and the Danube basin. Earlier this year, Tatra Photography built three wooden wildlife hides in Slovakia’s Tatra Mountains, providing visitors with the unique opportunity to capture close-up images of wild brown bears in their natural... Read more »

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  • 21 fun facts about Italy

    21 fun facts about Italy

    July 31st, 2014Site Editor
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    Do you know how old Italy really is? Any idea what Italy actually means or who Alessandro Volta is? No? Then you’d better read these 21 fun facts about Italy to get clued up before you go. Pin Source: italiantrips.com Pin Source: eatingitalyfoodtours.com Pin Source: eupedia.com Pin Source: sciencekidz.co.nz Pin Source: unesco.org  Pin Source: mymelange.net... Read more »

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  • 17 things you must see and do in Croatia

    17 things you must see and do in Croatia

    July 30th, 2014Site Editor
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    Planning a trip to Croatia and wondering which 17 things you shouldn’t miss? Always thought about Croatia for a holiday but never knew what it had to offer? Allow us to present our favourite things to see and do in this beautiful European country.

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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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  • A first time guide to Edinburgh’s festivals

    A first time guide to Edinburgh’s festivals

    July 29th, 2014Andrew Mickel
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    At any time of the year, Edinburgh is a city of culture, books, and tradition – but in August, thanks to a variety of festivals, all three are amplified to full volume. From the hundreds of theatre, comedy and cabaret shows of the Edinburgh Fringe festival, through the pomp of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, to... Read more »

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  • The top ten best ever British hikes

    The top ten best ever British hikes

    July 28th, 2014Site Editor
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    Our green and boggy isle may be small, but one thing’s for certain: it’s home to some of the most magnificent landscapes in Europe, if not the world. Sure, our much lamented climate means you’ll likely get a soaking or three (four if you’re in Scotland), but with everything from coastal strolls to fearsome scrambles,... 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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  • 18 Gorgeous pictures of Scotland

    18 Gorgeous pictures of Scotland

    July 24th, 2014Site Editor
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    Scotland boasts an abundance of beautiful white-sand beaches, fascinating prehistoric ruins and cities with a wealth of culture. To get your wanderlust going, here are 18 gorgeous pictures of Scotland. Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven Pin Durness, north-west Highlands Pin Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides Pin Ben Nevis, Lochaber Pin Glenfinnan Viaduct, Lochaber Pin Glasgow Pin Jarlshof prehistoric archaeological site,... Read more »

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  • A guide to Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games venues

    A guide to Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games venues

    July 23rd, 2014Helen Ochyra
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    For too many years Glasgow has laboured under a negative – and unfair – reputation. Scotland’s second city suffered greatly in the twentieth century from industrial decline, but in the twenty-first it has gained a new lease of life. The Clyde has been cleaned up, the inner city regenerated and the hotel and restaurant scene... 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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  • 22 beautiful pictures of Ireland

    22 beautiful pictures of Ireland

    July 21st, 2014Site Editor
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    From beach to mountain to fen, every corner of Ireland has something beautiful to discover. In celebration of this stunning country, here are 22 stunning pictures of Ireland. Killarney, County Kerry Pin  Beara Peninsula, Cork Pin  Roundstone Harbour, County Galway Pin  Dog’s Bay, County Galway Pin  Dunguaire Castle, County Galway Pin  Kinsale Harbour, Cork Pin  Glendalough,... Read more »

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