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The Welcome to Las Vegas sign, Nevada USA
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Las Vegas film locations: A Sin City walking tour

Bright lights, blackjack tables, glitz and glamour – it’s no wonder larger-than-life Las Vegas is a favourite location for filmmakers. Over 100 movies have featured Sin City’s over-the-top casinos and iconic Strip views.…

Croisieurope river cruise
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What’s it like on a CroisiEurope river cruise?

Sailing through the waterways of Europe, letting scenic views and pretty waterside towns come to you – river cruising is on the rise. And after becoming an unexpected ocean cruise convert a few years back, I was keen to…

Christmas gifts for travel lovers 2018
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Christmas gifts for travel lovers

Christmas is creeping up on us, so it’s time I got over my aversion to shopping and started getting organised. I’ve read a lot of Christmas gift guides for travellers, but there’s only so many suitcases, adapters and travel…

30 wanderlust-inspiring books for travellers
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30 wanderlust-inspiring books for travellers

I’ve always thought that reading a good book is the nearest you can get to travelling without leaving home. Books can bring a place to life, whether it’s somewhere close to home or thousands of miles away. Over years…

48 hours in Toronto: A weekender’s guide
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48 hours in Toronto, Ontario: A weekender’s guide

Modern and multicultural, Toronto is eastern Canada’s powerhouse city. It’s a huge, sprawling place, made up of lots of smaller, individual neighbourhoods. But a weekend is just enough to get a taste of Toronto. And this is a weekend…

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Visiting Munich on a budget

From lavish palaces and world-class art museums to lederhosen and oompah bands, Munich’s mix of history, culture and plenty of beer makes it unique. Germany’s southern capital is the heartland of Bavarian culture. And there’s never a bad time…

Summer in Morzine in the French Alps
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Morzine: Summer holidays in the French Alps

It’s summer in the ski resort of Morzine in the French Alps. The wooden Alpine chalets and mountain peaks are the same. But the ski jackets and gloves have been swapped for shorts and sunglasses. The snow-covered pistes for…

Day trips from Sorrento, Italy
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8 of the best day trips from Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento is one of my favourite places in Italy. It has stunning sunsets, clear blue seas, delicious food and views for miles. But as well as being a fantastic place to visit in its own right, it’s also surrounded…