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  • 20 great lost cities

    20 great lost cities

    May 31st, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • Ten beautiful time-lapse videos

    Ten beautiful time-lapse videos

    May 23rd, 2013Tim Chester
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    Time-lapse photography, where multiple images are captured and played back at an increased speed, can portray the world in unusual and awe-inspiring ways. Here’s a look at ten of the best clips we’ve seen, featuring Yosemite National Park at night, a flight across the USA, and the northern lights. Yosemite Range of Light This clip,... Read more »

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  • Ten perfect birdwatching trips

    Ten perfect birdwatching trips

    April 29th, 2013Site Editor
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    Few travel moments illicit such a thrill as catching sight of a rare or beautiful bird emerging from its natural habitat. Here are a few of our favourite birdwatching holidays, from pigeons in Mauritius, to birds of paradise in New Guinea. Live among the birds of prey at Dadia, Greece As you begin the hour-long... Read more »

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  • Hiker’s paradise – seven essential walking trips

    Hiker’s paradise – seven essential walking trips

    March 2nd, 2013Site Editor
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    Grab those boots, the ones that were made for walking, as we’re taking you on a trip round the world’s best hiking spots. From Estonian bogs to Ethiopian highlands, these are some of the most memorable walking trips we’ve ever experienced. Bog walking in Estonia Estonia is said by its locals to have a fifth... Read more »

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  • 26 awe-inspiring architectural wonders

    26 awe-inspiring architectural wonders

    February 25th, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • Slow travel – how to truly take your time

    Slow travel – how to truly take your time

    February 25th, 2013Site Editor
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    One of the easiest mistakes to make when travelling is to try to see and do too much at once. It’s far better to slow right down, take it all in, and not worry so much about where you’re going and how fast you get there. Here’s a few of our favourite journeys that go... Read more »

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  • The most overrated places in the world – as voted by you

    The most overrated places in the world – as voted by you

    February 20th, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • Top skiing and snowboarding destinations

    Top skiing and snowboarding destinations

    February 15th, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • The most overrated destinations in the world

    The most overrated destinations in the world

    February 10th, 2013Tim Chester
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    Have you ever been somewhere really hyped up and just found it a bit average? Bundled yourself off somewhere on the recommendations of friends, forum users or travel mags to find it’s just a bit, well, meh? Every regular traveller tends to have one place that didn’t stand up to expectations, and for me it... Read more »

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  • The travel bucket list

    The travel bucket list

    February 8th, 2013Tim Chester
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    If you’re after unforgettable experiences to add to your travel bucket list, look no further. With some help from our authors, editors and other travel experts, we’ve run-down 30 of the most incredible sights and activities around the world. Whether you want to embark on an epic journey, encounter some of the world’s most fascinating... Read more »

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  • Five top shopping holidays

    Five top shopping holidays

    February 6th, 2013Site Editor
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    If you’re the kind of traveller who saves extra space for holiday purchases – or even dumps old clothes and toiletries to make room for impulse buys – you’ll want to check out some of these unique shopping experiences from around the world. From carpets in Turkmenistan to jewelry in Dubai, we’ve rounded up some of the... Read more »

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  • Bizarre contests across the globe

    Bizarre contests across the globe

    February 4th, 2013Site Editor
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    You’ve probably heard of La Tomatina, Spain’s annual tomato fight, but there’s plenty of other strange contests that take place around the world. Here’s five of our favourite oddball activities, all featured in Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth. Robot riders on camels, Kuwait A stampede of two-year-old camels tears down the racetrack,... Read more »

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