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Visiting Prague on a budget
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Visiting Prague on a budget

Famous for its spectacular architecture, Prague isn’t known as the ‘City of a Hundred Spires’ for nothing, but it’s also got 30 bridges as well as castles, palaces, parks and gardens to explore – and not to mention Europe’s…

Cruise ship sailing to the Hubbard Glacier
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How to choose the perfect Alaska cruise

The thunderous crack of a calving glacier, snow-capped mountain peaks, bears fishing for salmon in clear meltwater streams, humpback whales swimming through turquoise waters. Alaska takes natural beauty to another level.…

London film locations: A self-guided walking tour
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London film locations: A self-guided walking tour

From Mary Poppins and Lawrence of Arabia to Harry Potter and Love Actually, London’s streets, skylines and iconic buildings have formed the backdrop for hundreds of films. Every era of the city’s history has been recreated on screen, and it’s…

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Going solo: Inspirational trip ideas for solo travellers

You can’t miss the fact that solo travel’s become one of the biggest travel trends of the past few years. From being the province of long-term backpackers or dismissed as just for singles looking for romance, the number of…

The Jacobite steam train crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct
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Highland highlights: 13 things to do in Fort William and Glencoe

The Western Highlands of Scotland are all about the dramatic scenery. This spectacular landscape – now part of the Lochaber Geopark – was formed by volcanoes and carved out by glaciers, creating a giant outdoor adventure playgound waiting to be explored.…

Sustainable travel swaps: 10 ways to reduce your impact
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Sustainable travel swaps: 9 ways to reduce your impact

Sustainable tourism is a real buzzword at the moment, but what does it really mean? Sustainability is all about looking at the positive and negative impacts that come from tourism, not just now but in the future too, to…

Visiting Madrid on a budget
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Visiting Madrid on a budget

Barcelona has Gaudi, Granada has the Alhambra, Santiago has its pilgrims – but if you’re looking for the perfect Spanish city break, Madrid has a bit of everything. This vibrant, energetic city has plenty of different sides – soak…

Alternative things to do in Glasgow
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Alternative things to do in Glasgow

There’s a real buzz about Glasgow – from its culture and nightlife to the new buildings springing up. And although it has its share of impressive museums, galleries and architectural gems, it’s also one of those places that embraces…