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  • 24 hours in London

    24 hours in London

    July 2nd, 2014Lottie Gross
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    “The city that never sleeps” is probably a cliché used for cities in almost every country in the world. But is London really a nocturnal city, where night-or-day you can find somewhere to play? Lottie Gross took up the challenge to find out… 6am: finding flowers at the wholesalers It’s 6am on a Saturday morning... Read more »

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  • Win a trip to Istanbul, Turkey for two

    Win a trip to Istanbul, Turkey for two

    July 1st, 2014Lottie Gross
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    This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Chris Irwin, who got the correct answer of Eşrefoglu Mosque, Beyşehir. We’re giving away a trip to Turkey for two including flights, accommodation and excursions. Find out how to enter below… A country that sits between Europe and Asia, with hints of culture from both sides... Read more »

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  • Where to stay in Croatia on a budget

    Where to stay in Croatia on a budget

    June 30th, 2014Jonathan Bousfield
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    Is there such a thing as a cheap sleep in Croatia? It’s certainly something that’s hard to find in summer, when the coast fills up with visitors and prices rise proportionately. There’s probably no other country in Europe where the cost of accommodation is subject to such seasonal distortions. However there are still plenty of... Read more »

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  • Searching for the magic on Skellig Michael, Ireland

    Searching for the magic on Skellig Michael, Ireland

    June 27th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Lottie Gross discovers why the ancient monastery on Skellig Michael, eight miles off the coast of Kerry, has been captivating travellers for years. On Saturday I met a sailor, Ireland’s first surfer, a spear-fishing medalist and a ballroom dancing champion – and that was just one man. Joe Roddy was a small, unassuming gentleman around... Read more »

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  • Up and coming: Savamala, Belgrade

    Up and coming: Savamala, Belgrade

    June 26th, 2014Mary Novakovich
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    On a walking tour through the city, travel writer Mary Novakovich discovers regeneration in one of Belgrade‘s oldest neighbourhoods, Savamala. From buzzing clubs to a new four-star hotel, Savamala is picking itself up after years of leaving its buildings to decay.  Heavy lorries rumble noisily past, adding to the dust rising from the road works... Read more »

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  • 30 pictures of England to give you wanderlust

    30 pictures of England to give you wanderlust

    June 26th, 2014Rough Guides Editors
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    As it says in the Rough Guide, “no one enjoys knocking England more than the English”, but they do have an awful lot to shout about too. There are beautiful mountain ranges, historic ruins, incredible palaces and precious little coves along its coastline. If the English charm isn’t enough to bring you here, then check out these... Read more »

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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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  • A guide to the best Scottish islands

    A guide to the best Scottish islands

    June 20th, 2014Helen Ochyra
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    If asked to guess, how many islands would you say there are in Scotland? A few dozen perhaps, or a couple of hundred? Would you raise an eyebrow if we told you it’s actually more than 700? And that Scotland has more than 10% of Europe’s entire coastline? That’s a lot of islands to explore –... Read more »

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  • An historic hideaway in the city of Bath

    An historic hideaway in the city of Bath

    June 20th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Lottie Gross takes a step back in time and finds the perfect historical retreat in the city of Bath. The year is 1723. My name is George Wade MP and I’ve just returned from London after a stressful week in the House of Commons. It’s late on a Saturday morning and I’m nursing a cup... 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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  • Croatia’s best beachside campsites

    Croatia’s best beachside campsites

    June 17th, 2014Jonathan Bousfield
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    Croatia’s growing popularity with independent travellers has given a new lease of life to the Adriatic camping scene, with a new breed of small, family-owned sites squeezing themselves into some beautiful corners of the country’s famously stunning coastline. Facilities are improving – nowadays you get things like wi-fi as well as hot water – but it’s... Read more »

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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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