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  • The best places to visit in the USA

    The best places to visit in the USA

    January 22nd, 2015Charles Hodgkins
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    The USA embodies the very definition of a giant, sprawling country, and with its wildly varied geography and astonishing assortment of regionally distinct subcultures, the third-largest nation in the world would take a lifetime (or more) to thoroughly explore. And while this is not a country that specialises in subtlety – three of our ten spotlighted choices... Read more »

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  • The 20 most magnificent American lakes

    The 20 most magnificent American lakes

    January 15th, 2015Emma Gibbs
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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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  • A literary guide to New York City

    A literary guide to New York City

    January 7th, 2015AnneLise Sorensen
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    Herman Melville. Henry James. Edith Wharton. Washington Irving. Bernard Malamud. All these writers were born in New York City, and numerous others have adopted the city as home. Here are five spots where you can pay tribute to literary greats in New York City. The Algonquin Hotel Recreate the famous literary Algonquin Round Table –... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 19 places for a digital detox

    19 places for a digital detox

    November 14th, 2014Neil McQuillian
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  • 20 stunning photos of New England fall foliage

    20 stunning photos of New England fall foliage

    November 13th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Autumn (or Fall) in New England is a breathtaking and beautiful season: the billions of leaves change from green to a rainbow of browns, reds, oranges and yellows across the fields and forests of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. At this time of year the air is cool and crisp, making it... Read more »

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  • How to talk the talk in New York City

    How to talk the talk in New York City

    November 11th, 2014AnneLise Sorensen
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    It used to be that you’d know a New Yorker the moment he or she began to talk. That has changed; the New York accent is dying out, as The New York Times reported. But, there are plenty of holdover phrases that point to the history of Noo Yawk tawk. Rough Guides author and native... Read more »

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  • 19 phenomenal pictures of Canada

    19 phenomenal pictures of Canada

    November 6th, 2014Rough Guides Editors
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    Canada is famous for its stunning vistas, from the Arctic shores to the Rocky Mountains. But that’s not all the country has to boast about. It also has engrossing cities, rich wildlife and some of the friendliest people on Earth. As Canada marks its 150th birthday, we celebrate all that makes the country great in pictures. (And we... Read more »

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  • Video: things you shouldn’t miss in Canada

    Video: things you shouldn’t miss in Canada

    November 3rd, 2014Rough Guides Editors
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    The second largest country in the world, Canada  has some of the most varied landscapes on earth, from desert to temperate rainforest to lush orchards. And then there are the great beaches , enormous glaciers and buzzing cities to explore. These are our top things not to miss in Canada.

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