City breaks
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Ludicrous depictions of London on film

Despite being seen as a capital of the world, London has always had an odd relationship with cinema. The city hardly ever seems to get the true-to-life grittiness that New York gets, but is rather depicted as some sort of Dickensian playground ...

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What an artwork the size of 2 football pitches can teach you about life
7 places that make really, really great coffee
21 quotes about London that will make you look really clever
Where to party like a zombie: Shaun of the Dead’s 10th anniversary
Beach & Nature
Namibia: Shipwrecks of the Skeleton Coast. Photo by Tscherno

Shipwrecks of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast

Admirers of maritime marvels and lovers of dark adventure wreathed in an aura of terrifying tragedy ought to visit Namibia’s Skeleton Coast. Stretching from the Kunene River in the north to the Ugab River in the south, the coast is a melancholic ...

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Out and about, looking up at trees [31 PHOTOS]
6 castle retreats in Scotland you’ll never forget
Top 10 Free Campsites Around the World
This is the OLDEST mountain range in Europe
Cheap & Free
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21 Flaming Festivals of Firey Fun!

“I am the god of hell fire!” screamed Arthur Brown in 1968, in his horned flaming helmet. We’re pretty sure you’ll hear his song “Fire!” at several of the fire festivals for pyromaniacs we have listed below. It’s only right and natural. We’ve ...

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Free WiFi at UK and Ireland airports – who has it?
Anyone want to buy a bench in the shape of a book?
The bargain hunter’s guide to Sydney’s top flea markets
4 free things to do in Shanghai
Romantic
8 exotic holidays / honeymoons for less than £1,000 per person 1

8 exotic holidays / honeymoons for less than £1,000 per person

If you’re planning a honeymoon but don’t have thousands of pounds to spend, what are your options? Jane Anderson, Editor of 101 Honeymoons, says it is possible to find something romantic and exotic with a maximum price tag of less than £1,000 ...

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6 castle retreats in Scotland you’ll never forget
How to stay on a castaway island – even if you’re not super-rich
10 Hot New Hotels to Add to Your Bucket List
The 6 most romantic spots in Scotland for couples – on a budget
Food & Drink
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Get Cultured: Top 10 Cheese Destinations

Cheese is beloved the world over. Virtually every culture has a cheese to call its own. However, there are some special places in the world where cheese is a cornerstone of the culture. Many of these towns and regions are synonymous with some of ...

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Top 5 World’s Best Chocolate-Themed Attractions
7 places that make really, really great coffee
The Top 11 Worldwide Boozy Brewery Bucket-List
Where to find the tastiest street food in Mumbai, India
Active
Top 10 Quirky Tours That Will Make You Ditch the Car

Top 10 Quirky Tours That Will Make You Ditch the Car

With these 10 quirky tours not only do you get to explore more of a destination than you ever could doing it alone, the actual method of transport is an experience in itself! Ditch the car and pick up paddle, scooter or bus pass instead and ...

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Top 10 Free Campsites Around the World
This is the OLDEST mountain range in Europe
11 hauntingly beautiful pictures of adventure and raw beauty
Let’s dance! 10 real dancing festivals in Europe
Travel Inspiration
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Top 10 haunted locations around the world

Ghost stories, wailing women, abandoned buildings, full moons, vengeful spirits and raging winds – all the spooky things that make Halloween so much fun. If you love a good fright and the thrill of bumps in the night our Top 10 list of ...

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Top 10 Wizard of Oz Destinations
The Simpsons guide to travel
Your favourite cartoon heroes: 46 pieces of street art
7 places that make really, really great coffee
News
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The Most Hideously Haunting Fright Night Halloween Tours

Halloween tours in 2014 are even scarier than last year, with more ghouls, goblins and ectoplasmic goo than ever before. It’s probably because the Earth is hurtling closer towards immanentizing the eschaton, so it’s best to enjoy some spooky ...

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Revealed: the cheapest places to go on holiday
10 enchanting images from National Geographic Photo Contest
9 techy travel gadgets – and 1 item you shouldn’t travel without
4 incredible shots – 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition
Travel tips
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Worldwide Travel Plug Guide – Infographic

Adaptors might not be the most glamorous item in your travel toolkit but there are few items as essential in our 24/7, always-on world. There are more than 15 different styles of plugs and wall outlets around the world. The most common plug is ...

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41 ways to stay healthy while travelling
19 ingenious ways to entertain kids at airports
How to Uber: a traveller’s guide to the ridesharing app
10 easy and inspiring ways to get out of that photography rut
Quirky Travel
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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
Real or replica? 12 carbon copies of world-famous landmarks
Have you heard of these 14 bands? They’re named after places
5 telltale signs you’re holidaying with a travel snob