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  • The best places to visit in August

    The best places to visit in August

    November 21st, 2013Natasha Foges
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    With festival season in full swing, August offers no end of opportunities to party, from the off-the-wall Burning Man to the arty Edinburgh Festival; but there are plenty of options for chilled-out breaks too. Here are our tips for the best places to visit in August. Bike the Black Forest, Germany The Black Forest may... Read more »

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  • Time Lord travel: 25 Doctor Who locations across the planet

    Time Lord travel: 25 Doctor Who locations across the planet

    November 20th, 2013Kerensa-Creswell-Bryant
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  • Rough Guides Twitter Chat: New England Travel

    Rough Guides Twitter Chat: New England Travel

    November 19th, 2013Rebecca Behan
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    Ask a Rough Guides author Twitter chat #RGtalk with Max Grinnell, @theurbanologist 12:30 to 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Have a question about traveling to New England? Love to talk travel? Join our Twitter chat #RGtalk! Use #RGtalk to join in–and use the hashtag to tweet your questions about New England travel in advance, too! Whether... Read more »

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  • Great rivers of the world: the Mississippi River map

    Great rivers of the world: the Mississippi River map

    November 13th, 2013Rebecca Hallett
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    The Mississippi River (derived from the Ojibwe word for “great” or “big” river), is the fourth longest and tenth largest in the world, and cuts across the USA from north to south, bordering and running through ten states. It may be hard to say but it’s fun to explore; the river passes through a huge range of... Read more »

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  • The world’s best bars with a view

    The world’s best bars with a view

    November 1st, 2013Bar Chick
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    Wondering where in the world you can get a gorgeous view served up with your cocktail? Not to worry – Hannah Lodge from BarChick.com has done the hard work for you, rounding up the world’s best bars with a view. Sky Bar, Bangkok Sky Bar is the highest open-air drinking establishment in the world, so... Read more »

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  • The best places to visit in June

    The best places to visit in June

    October 31st, 2013Site Editor
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    Whether you’re after beaches, culture or countryside, June’s glorious weather and long days make it the perfect month to travel in Europe. Elsewhere, wildlife enthusiasts can spot whales in Iceland or bears in Yellowstone, while the World Cup will be in full swing in Brazil. In a bumper round-up, Helen Abramson and Eleanor Aldridge run... Read more »

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  • 25 breaks for bookworms

    25 breaks for bookworms

    October 28th, 2013Eleanor Aldridge
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  • Meeting the monarch butterflies in Michoacan

    Meeting the monarch butterflies in Michoacan

    October 28th, 2013Site Editor
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    Early morning in the mountains of Michoacán. There’s a stillness in the wooded glades and a delicate scent of piny resin in the air. Mostly oyamel firs, the trees are oddly coated in a scrunched orange blanket – some kind of fungus? Diseased bark? Then the sun breaks through the mist and thousands of butterflies... Read more »

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  • Visiting the Pueblos Mancomunados, Mexico

    Visiting the Pueblos Mancomunados, Mexico

    October 25th, 2013Richard Hammond
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    Pine forests, wild mushrooms and a sunrise above clouds: not what you might associate with Mexico, better known for beaches, colonial cities and Aztec ruins. The mountains of the Sierra Norte, two hours’ bus journey north of Oaxaca, are home to a cluster of villages, a semi-autonomous community known as “Pueblos Mancomunados” (meaning “united villages”),... Read more »

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  • Taking a dip in the Yucatan’s cenotes, Mexico

    Taking a dip in the Yucatan’s cenotes, Mexico

    October 24th, 2013Zora O'Neill
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    The Yucatán Peninsula can be unpleasantly muggy in the summer. At the same time, the low-lying region’s unique geography holds the perfect antidote to hot afternoons: the limestone shelf that forms the peninsula is riddled with underground rivers, accessible at sinkholes called cenotes – a geological phenomenon found only here. Nature’s perfect swimming spots, cenotes... Read more »

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  • Floating through Xochimilco, Mexico

    Floating through Xochimilco, Mexico

    October 22nd, 2013Site Editor
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    Spend a few days in the intoxicating, maddening centro histórico of Mexico City, and you’ll understand why thousands of Mexicans make the journey each Sunday to the “floating gardens” of Xochimilco, the country’s very own Venice. Built by the Aztecs to grow food, this network of meandering waterways and man-made islands, or chinampas, is an important gardening centre... Read more »

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  • Indian visas, Bitcoin, cheaper roaming – this week’s travel news

    Indian visas, Bitcoin, cheaper roaming – this week’s travel news

    October 21st, 2013Steve Vickers
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    Rough Guides writer Steve Vickers casts an eye over the big travel news topics and unpicks the top stories of the week. Indian visas could get easier India could be about to its expand its visa on arrival scheme to visitors from around 40 additional countries, including the UK. As it stands, tourists from less... Read more »

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