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  • Folking out under the Sugar Loaf, Wales

    Folking out under the Sugar Loaf, Wales

    February 7th, 2014James Smart
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    Convertibles sell better in Britain than in much of the Mediterranean. That might make it sound like the inhabitants of this damp island are stupid. A kinder explanation is that they just enjoy the sunshine when it comes – an impression that will have struck anyone who’s attended a pop festival in the UK with... Read more »

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  • Ten hilarious travel mishaps

    Ten hilarious travel mishaps

    February 6th, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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    All experienced travellers know there’s little you can do but sit back and relax when your best-laid plans go awry. Whether you’re travelling by plane, train or automobile, sometimes things just don’t go your way. Inspired by TFL’s bungle here in London in January, here are ten amusing travel mishaps that entertained the world: 1.... Read more »

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  • Hiking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Wales

    Hiking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Wales

    February 6th, 2014Site Editor
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    The Pembrokeshire Coast Path fringes Britain’s only coastal national park, which has resisted the onslaught of the twenty-first century in all but a few hotspots such as Tenby and St David’s (and even these remain remarkably lovely). Get out and stride along part of the 186-mile trail and you’ll soon appreciate this evocative and spectacular edge of Wales. Long... Read more »

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  • Berlin – an interactive film guide

    Berlin – an interactive film guide

    February 6th, 2014Alice Park
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    Rough Guide readers voted Berlin one of the top places to visit in 2014, and it seems like the film industry agrees. Everyone from Tom Cruise to Quentin Tarantino has made films here in recent years, continuing Berlin’s extraordinary cinematic history. From the earliest days of filmmaking at Babelsberg studios through the Nazi era, Cold... Read more »

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  • 20 fantastically romantic places

    20 fantastically romantic places

    February 6th, 2014Tim Chester
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  • 20 of the world’s most amazing engineering feats

    20 of the world’s most amazing engineering feats

    February 5th, 2014Helen Abramson
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  • Into the valley: hearing a Welsh choir

    Into the valley: hearing a Welsh choir

    February 4th, 2014Site Editor
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    The road into Senghenydd from the imposing Welsh castle town of Caerphilly snakes along the side of a steep slope that drops into a rocky valley below. Lined with red-toned terraced houses constructed from local stone, the village almost clings to the hillside, and though coal mining died out here long ago, the landscape still... Read more »

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  • Hoarding books in Hay-on-Wye, Wales

    Hoarding books in Hay-on-Wye, Wales

    February 3rd, 2014Site Editor
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    Though a drive through the electrically green countryside that surrounds Hay-on-Wye makes for a perfectly lovely afternoon, a more potent draw is the sleepy Welsh town’s mouthwatering amount of printed matter: with over a million books crammed into its aging stores, quaint, cobblestoned Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli, in Welsh) is a bibliophilic Mecca to be reckoned... Read more »

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  • 20 essential food and drink experiences across the globe

    20 essential food and drink experiences across the globe

    January 31st, 2014Natasha Foges
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  • Arrivals: the latest travel news

    Arrivals: the latest travel news

    January 27th, 2014Steve Vickers
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    Rough Guides writer Steve Vickers casts an eye over the big travel topics and unpicks some of the most unusual stories in the latest travel news. Turkey introduces e-visas for tourists If you’re travelling to Turkey later this year, you might have to do some forward planning. Tourists arriving in the country after 10th April... Read more »

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  • Beyond the colleges: things to do in Cambridge

    Beyond the colleges: things to do in Cambridge

    January 23rd, 2014Rebecca Hallett
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    Cambridge is deservedly famous for its university, and seeing the colleges is at the top of any visitor’s list – closely followed by punting of course – but there are a host of other reasons to visit. Rebecca Hallett explores all that Cambridge has to offer beyond chapels, courts and students. Museums & galleries Among... Read more »

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  • The best places to visit in 2014 – as voted by you

    The best places to visit in 2014 – as voted by you

    January 23rd, 2014Lottie Gross
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