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  • Nunavik: Canada’s greatest wilderness

    Nunavik: Canada’s greatest wilderness

    October 18th, 2013Phoebe Smith
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    As Quebec’s Arctic north begins to open its doors to tourists, Phoebe Smith voyages to Nunavik to discover Inuit life and woodland caribou in Canada’s greatest wilderness… “There, a caribou – do you see it?” asked Suzie as I trained my eyes on the green thicket on the opposite riverbank. As hard as I tried... Read more »

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  • Box set travel – six ideas for a TV show pilgrimage

    Box set travel – six ideas for a TV show pilgrimage

    October 18th, 2013Stuart Heritage
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    In the past, nobody ever based a holiday around popular TV show filming locations. Imagine how stupid you’d have to be to spend a miserable fortnight digging around inside all the bins in Brooklyn because you’d watched Sesame Street and wanted to see where Oscar the Grouch lived. But the recent rise in box set... Read more »

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  • Airbnb: ten unusual places to stay

    Airbnb: ten unusual places to stay

    October 15th, 2013Steve Vickers
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    Tired of the usual bed-in-a-box hotel rooms? As Airbnb takes over the world we had a rummage for some unusual places to stay listed on the site. Owl house, Merseyside, UK  If you like owls, you’d be wise to check out this bird-like bolthole just outside Liverpool. Built at the bottom of a garden, the eco-friendly cabin has... Read more »

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  • 19 fantastic spots for wild swimming

    19 fantastic spots for wild swimming

    October 4th, 2013Alison Roberts
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  • The world’s strangest hotels

    The world’s strangest hotels

    September 30th, 2013James Rice
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  • Exploring the spectacular settings of Breaking Bad

    Exploring the spectacular settings of Breaking Bad

    September 30th, 2013Greg Ward
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    If you’re as obsessed with Breaking Bad as we are, you might want to take a tour of New Mexico. From the city of Albuquerque to the arid desert nearby, the region hosts a wealth of Breaking Bad filming locations and is well worth exploring in its own right. According to series creator Vince Gilligan, it... Read more »

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  • The world’s most honest cities

    The world’s most honest cities

    September 27th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    Losing your wallet or purse while travelling is often a painstaking mistake. We keep so much of our lives in there: cash, plastic, drivers’ licence, ID cards. When all of those things go missing together, it can be a costly process to get them back. If you’re prone to losing your wallet, dropping things or... Read more »

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  • The best beaches in the USA

    The best beaches in the USA

    September 26th, 2013Zora O'Neill
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    America’s varied wilderness is reflected in its coastline as well inland, so holidaying on an American beach can be as good as the Caribbean. Whether you want fine sand and clear blue water or surf crashing against boulders, you’ll find it somewhere around the edges of this vast country. Alternatively, you can have an equally... Read more »

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  • Diary of a Rough Guides competition winner

    Diary of a Rough Guides competition winner

    September 26th, 2013Lottie Gross
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    Earlier this year we gave one of you a chance to customise your own round the world trip and win an iPad. Now, our lucky winner Moira Ashely is back from the USA, and she kept us updated throughout her trip. Watch this interactive presentation in full screen to follow her footsteps and read all... Read more »

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  • The best places to go in autumn – the editors’ picks

    The best places to go in autumn – the editors’ picks

    September 24th, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • The best places to visit in October

    The best places to visit in October

    September 23rd, 2013Shafik Meghji
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    As autumn looms in the north and spring is blossoming in the south, October is a beautiful month around the world. From the last of that European sunshine, to the wacky festivities of Halloween in the USA, here are the best places to visit in October. Watch nature’s giants, Península Valdés, Argentina Every year, between... Read more »

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  • Say cheese in Montréal, Québec

    Say cheese in Montréal, Québec

    September 17th, 2013AnneLise Sorensen
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     Charles de Gaulle once famously quipped, “How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?” (The answer is: with pleasure, of course.) De Gaulle was talking about France, but the same could be said about Québec, which has over 400 types of cheese. For maximum sampling, embark upon a cheese crawl through... Read more »

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