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  • 7 places to get off the tourist trail in New York City

    7 places to get off the tourist trail in New York City

    April 11th, 2017Stephen Keeling
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    Ticked off New York City’s big sights and wondering where to go next? From sinking a pint in Brooklyn’s Red Hook to sampling Italian delicacies in The Bronx, Stephen Keeling picks the city’s off-the-beaten track highlights. 1. Sample small-batch Red Hook At the southern tip of Brooklyn, the cobblestoned blocks and red-brick waterfront warehouses of Red... Read more »

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  • Your USA itinerary: 6 ideas for an American adventure

    Your USA itinerary: 6 ideas for an American adventure

    March 15th, 2017Nick Edwards
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    The USA’s sheer scale and scope means it’s impossible to see everything the country has to offer in one go ­– and you shouldn’t try. From sprawling national parks to quirky small towns to some of the world’s most exciting cities, America has an overwhelming number of potential trips. To make things easier, here are six... Read more »

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  • 7 reasons why you should visit Key West, Florida

    7 reasons why you should visit Key West, Florida

    March 14th, 2017Georgia Stephens
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    Once a rip-roaring buccaneers’ town, the preserve of pirates and wreckers, Key West is now the quirky, tropical heart of the Florida Keys. The island’s boisterous history, free-spirited outlook and unique “Floribbean” vibe prove powerful draws for everyone from artists to eccentrics, but there are plenty more compelling reasons to visit – here are seven... Read more »

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  • Dive in: 7 unforgettable experiences in the Florida Keys

    Dive in: 7 unforgettable experiences in the Florida Keys

    February 17th, 2017Georgia Stephens
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    Life in the Florida Keys is dominated by the ocean. The simplest trips become postcard-worthy adventures on the Overseas Highway, the link between its countless balmy isles, while the coral barrier reef just a few miles off shore will have even the most experienced divers raring to go. From kayaking the mangroves to paddleboarding at night,... Read more »

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  • 15 of the most beautiful places in Alaska

    15 of the most beautiful places in Alaska

    January 18th, 2017Sarah Reid
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  • Why Atlanta is one of the top 10 cities you should visit in 2017

    Why Atlanta is one of the top 10 cities you should visit in 2017

    January 11th, 2017Eleanor Aldridge
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    Georgia’s leafy capital is due its time in the spotlight. Dynamic, progressive and home to one of the country’s most exciting food scenes, Atlanta is the new star of the South. Whether you stay for a week or stop by on a layover, you’ll soon discover why it’s one of our top 10 cities to... Read more »

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  • The best places to travel alone in the USA

    The best places to travel alone in the USA

    January 9th, 2017AnneLise Sorensen
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    Traveling alone isn’t just empowering – it’s also, say many, more enriching. Without the buffer of a travel companion, there’s a heightened immediacy to experiencing new lands and cultures. In the US, take your pick of the solo adventures: you can trek through wilderness, eat your way around the world at gourmet international restaurants, and... Read more »

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  • Total eclipse of the heart (of America): where to see the 2017 solar eclipse

    Total eclipse of the heart (of America): where to see the 2017 solar eclipse

    November 24th, 2016AnneLise Sorensen
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    Most visitors who trek through the vast interior of the USA are in search of natural wonders on the ground. But on August 21, 2017, they’ll be in search of a natural wonder in the sky: a total solar eclipse. This is the first total eclipse in nearly one hundred years with a path that extends... Read more »

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  • A Las Vegas survival guide: the dos and don’ts of Sin City

    A Las Vegas survival guide: the dos and don’ts of Sin City

    November 16th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    Few destinations can match the unbridled hedonism of Las Vegas. Nevada’s pulsating desert city, a tangle of neon-lit casinos and roaring freeways, is one of the most unforgettable places on Earth. If you get it right, a weekend in this town can be the trip of a lifetime. If you don’t, Vegas can easily overwhelm... Read more »

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  • The dos and don’ts of Thanksgiving travel

    The dos and don’ts of Thanksgiving travel

    November 11th, 2016AnneLise Sorensen
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    The only thing more challenging than an interminable turkey meal with a squabbling family? Getting there in the first place. Thanksgiving may kick off the most wonderful time of year, but it’s also the least wonderful time of year for travel. According to the AAA (American Automobile Association), around 47 million Americans travel for Thanksgiving,... Read more »

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  • Route 66: celebrating 90 years of America’s Mother Road

    Route 66: celebrating 90 years of America’s Mother Road

    November 8th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    This week, on the 11th November, America celebrates the birthday of one of the world’s greatest roads. It’s been 90 years since Route 66 opened, connecting Chicago and Los Angeles with 2448 miles of tarmac. The “Mother Road”, as it became known, crossed eight states and three time zones, forming a key part of the migration route used by those heading to... Read more »

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  • 8 ideas for cheap vacations in the US

    8 ideas for cheap vacations in the US

    November 7th, 2016Jason Frye
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    Only a few of us can take a vacation that includes a private jet and a 15-course chef’s tasting menu at a top restaurant. For the rest of us, we have to make the most of our budget when we travel. But that’s no reason to skimp. Here are 8 ideas for cheap vacations in the... Read more »

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