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  • The most spectacular deserts around the world

    The most spectacular deserts around the world

    June 16th, 2014Helen Abramson
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  • A World Cup food & drink crawl in São Paulo

    A World Cup food & drink crawl in São Paulo

    June 5th, 2014Juan Cifrian
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    Every four years, the World Cup erupts to the joy of millions around the world, some of whom converge on the host country to join the month-long festivities. Although only a fraction of fans manage to attend a match, they all come to celebrate football – and there’s no better way to immerse yourself in... Read more »

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  • Top 10 things to do in Manaus, Brazil

    Top 10 things to do in Manaus, Brazil

    May 23rd, 2014Kiki Deere
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    Brazil’s World Cup city Manaus will have far more than just football to offer this year. Here are the top ten things to do in Manaus while you’re there. See Italian architecture at the Manaus Opera House Completed in 1896 at a total cost of over two million dollars, the Manaus Opera House was built... Read more »

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  • Discovering a lost world on Mount Roraima

    Discovering a lost world on Mount Roraima

    May 20th, 2014Kiki Deere
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    In the mysterious setting of Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World, Kiki Deere explores one of the world’s most unusual landscapes. The customs procedures take less time than I anticipate as I cross onto Venezuelan soil from Brazil and drive towards what is undoubtedly one of the world’s most incredible natural sights. My shared taxi... Read more »

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  • 10 unforgettable things to do in the Amazon, Brazil

    10 unforgettable things to do in the Amazon, Brazil

    April 29th, 2014Kiki Deere
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    If you’re heading to Brazil for the World Cup 2014 then don’t miss out on the incredible Amazon jungle. While updating the Rough Guide to Brazil, Kiki Deere discovered the best things to do in Brazil’s Amazon. Hot air balloon ride over Acre’s geoglyphs Lying on the border with Peru, the state of Acre is dotted... Read more »

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  • The world’s best boozy breaks

    The world’s best boozy breaks

    April 22nd, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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  • The world’s most epic cycle routes

    The world’s most epic cycle routes

    April 15th, 2014Greg Dickinson
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  • Brazilian football: more than just a game

    Brazilian football: more than just a game

    April 11th, 2014Shafik Meghji
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    Joyous fans, unmistakeable yellow shirts, jogo bonito (“beautiful game”) – Brazilian football evokes many images, but the country’s relationship with the sport is far more complex than the clichés suggest, say the authors of new book Brazil Inside Out. Here’s a quick history. “The English invented it, the Brazilians perfected it” In Brazil, that old saying could... Read more »

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  • The world’s most impressive cityscapes

    The world’s most impressive cityscapes

    April 4th, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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  • Map: beer from around the world

    Map: beer from around the world

    March 31st, 2014Charles Parkes
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    Beer-lovers rejoice: the British Government recently announced that a pint of beer in the UK will be a whole one penny cheaper than before. Not exactly saving a fortune, but why would that matter when you have thousands of alternatives from around the world? From the Belgian Chimay to the Turkish Efes, Europe alone has much... Read more »

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  • Face your fears in the name of travel

    Face your fears in the name of travel

    March 17th, 2014Kia
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    From arachnophobia to fear of loneliness – Kia Abdullah explores how to face your fears and open up the world of travel. It was early morning on my first day in Cambodia that the feeling of dread descended. Trundling along in a tuk tuk, I felt something heavy land on my leg. The brown-black mass was... Read more »

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  • The best places to visit in May

    The best places to visit in May

    March 13th, 2014Stephen Keeling
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    May is the perfect time to travel in the northern hemisphere. With the weather warming up, fewer tourists and lower prices than the peak summer months, the beaches of the Caribbean and the Med are prime targets, but there’s plenty going on elsewhere. From New Orleans jazz to a whale shark festival in Australia, here... Read more »

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