City breaks
The Magnificent Seven. South Africa’s Magnificent Seven 1

The Magnificent Seven. South Africa’s Magnificent Seven

Dusty sweeps of the American West filled with dashing cowboys mounted on cantering horses bring to mind the term “Magnificent Seven”, recalling the 1960 film of the same name. South Africa has its own association with this moniker, referring to ...

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Best places to explore in Manchester’s cultural corridor
Googling Around London – Infographic
Bill Murray’s finest film is 30. That’d be Ghostbusters by the way
Abandoned Warsaw: a photo walk from high art to ghostly ruins
Beach & Nature
Top 10 Free Campsites. Photo by eutrophication&hypoxia

Top 10 Free Campsites Around the World

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of camping – packing up your home and heading wherever your itchy feet take you. It’s also one of the most economical means of accommodation and best if you want to get close to wild world. For those ...

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This is the OLDEST mountain range in Europe
5 of the best surfing spots in San Francisco, USA
Top 11 mindblowingly beautiful lighthouses you can sleep in
Out and about, looking up at trees [31 PHOTOS]
Cheap & Free
Free WiFi

Free WiFi at UK and Ireland airports – who has it?

Logging on to surf or work while you wait for your flight? What's the cost to you?

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How to get an upgrade [FLIGHTS AND HOTELS]
ArtPark in Warsaw: free concerts & events throughout August
5 Mind-blowing Murals in Los Angeles
Celebrity Park: Where to see Jimi Hendrix, Marilyn Monroe AND John Lennon?
Getaways that won't cost an arm and a leg

How to stay on a castaway island – even if you’re not super-rich

If you’ve ever dreamed of staying on a castaway island but rejected the idea as ridiculously expensive, think again. Of course there are tropical private islands that are the sole preserve of billionaires and rock stars, but it is possible to ...

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10 Hot New Hotels to Add to Your Bucket List
The 6 most romantic spots in Scotland for couples – on a budget
Paradise Found: 10 Most Remote Holiday Destinations in the World for Couples
The Best British Cities for Hen and Stag Dos
Food & Drink
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6 of the best BBQ festivals in the USA

The sun warming your back, the smell of smoky chargrilled meat, and a bar lined full with refreshing drinks that stretch as far as the eye can see. You could say a good barbecue event is akin to meaty heaven on earth, so why not taste the very ...

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The Greatest Pub Gardens in Britain
Food for a Fiver: Britain’s Best Budget Eats
Foods Australia Brought to the World (Infographic)
If you were in Brazil for the World Cup you’d be eating this street food
11 hauntingly beautiful pictures of adventure and raw beauty Chris Burkard and SmugMug

11 hauntingly beautiful pictures of adventure and raw beauty

Smugmug have launched the fifth film in the SmugMug Films series profiling Chris Burkard,  a self-taught photographer and artist, based in Central Coast California, whose work is layered by surf, outdoor, lifestyle and travel subjects. The Film ...

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Let’s dance! 10 real dancing festivals in Europe
6 of the best biking roads in the world
Top 11 summer camps for grown-ups
50 quirky things you might not know about Wimbledon [Infographic]
Travel Inspiration
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6 funny GIFs that sum up travelling with kids

The long overdue family summer holiday has finally arrived, but before you rejoice here a few GIFs to prepare you for the joy of travelling with kids. It starts from the moment you tell the kids they’re going on holiday: Source: Tumblr They are ...

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5 Ways to Jol in Johannesburg
Real or replica? 12 carbon copies of world-famous landmarks
5 of Johannesburg’s quirkiest fashion destinations
7 of the most moving memorials for Mandela Day
Qatar Airways amenity kits - First Class and Business Class and children's kit

What do you get in a Qatar Airways amenity kit?

Qatar Airways has grown from being a small, regional carrier to a globe-girdling airline, a regular in the Skytrax World Airline Awards (Airline of the Year in 2011 and 2012 and winner of Best Business Class this year). Qatar has a young fleet ...

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What do you get in the Austrian Airlines Business Class amenity kit?
What do you get in an Air Canada Business Class amenity kit?
What do you get in a Vietnam Airlines Business Class amenity kit?
What do you get in the United Airlines amenity kits?
Travel tips
10 easy and inspiring ways to get out of that photography rut 4

10 easy and inspiring ways to get out of that photography rut

The photo heroes at SmugMug have devised these 10 tips to get you out of that photography rut and into a more adventurous and fulfilling phase. 1) Shoot something new If you’re a portrait or a wedding photographer, you do the same thing ...

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How To Kabbee: London’s Minicabs in the Palm of Your Hand
5 easy ways to save on your summer family holiday
How to become a clued-up Airbnb super guest
UEFA Champions League: how to find cheap flights
Quirky Travel
Ronald McDonalds around the world 41

Ronald McDonalds around the world

On the 23rd of May every year, children delight as maverick chef and cult leader Ronald McDonald jumps out of people’s fridges and rams large clutches of French fries into people’s smiling mouths. Once kids get a little older, they ...

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Around the World in 80 Days: Jules Verne’s top 12 quotes on travelling
Have you heard of these 14 bands? They’re named after places