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Finding your window seat to the Wonders of the World

You can call them bucket list destinations, or places you think require spending a fortune to get to, but natural and human made wonders around the world are more accessible than ever before. Thanks to affordable air travel and the great tools available to help make savvy travellers out of all of us... Read more

Cyclone Mahasen: Bangladesh orders coastal evacuation

Hundreds of thousands of people are being evacuated from coastal areas of Bangladesh threatened by Cyclone Mahasen. The Bangladeshi authorities have raised the danger level to seven out of 10 for low-lying areas around Chittagong and the coastal district of Cox's Bazar. The cyclone, heading north-e... Read more

How to make the most of two weeks in Asia

The Asian Trail starts in Thailand, and slowly snakes its way up to Laos, passing through Vietnam and the temples of Angkor Wat before finally going back to Thailand, where people go to party in the Thai islands to the south and then move on to Singapore and Malaysia. The biggest crowds come to the... Read more

Quake off Solomon Islands Triggers Deadly Tsunami

Homes were damaged and at least four people have been reported dead after a tsunami triggered by an earthquake hit the Solomon Islands. The quake, with a magnitude 8.0, struck at 01:12 GMT near the Santa Cruz islands, the US Geological Survey said. A tsunami measuring 0.9m (3ft) then hit Lata in t... Read more

Three unusual city breaks you may never have considered

Paris. Berlin. Amsterdam. We all love a city break - but how about finding somewhere that nobody else you know has been to?There are some incredible cities out there that might not spring to mind at first when you decided to go away. Trust us, though - they're worth a visit! Here are three 'unusual'... Read more

How to find the cheapest hotel rooms

The post-Christmas slump is well and truly upon us, and you’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s time to book a holiday. We’re right behind that kind of idea, but money’s often a bit tight after December. What can you do? Luckily, we’ve been in touch with Momondo, who have told us a few sneaky ways... Read more

The best destinations for winter sport in Europe revealed in new study

Europe has thousands of ski resorts with slopes that appeal to all levels of skiers and snowboarders. Our latest study looks at the best ski resorts in Europe, ranking the top 25 locations by looking at many aspects that are important for skiers looking to get the most out of their time on the snow... Read more

Top unexplored parts of the world Part 2

Following on from our first list of great unexplored places on earth, here are another 6 that will make you either want to rush off and explore them yourselves or find out a bit more about them online. The latter is highly recommended. The next 6 in our list cover all areas of the globe and vary gre... Read more

Joyeux anniversaire Disneyland® Paris!

For most children (and some adults!), the dream of visiting Disneyland® is something that most parents will have accepted as an inevitability, and spend many a month saving and preparing to deliver the most ‘magical’ holiday experience for their kids. The French resort turns 26 today (12th April 201... Read more

Where can you see the northern lights this winter?

The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, is one of the most spectacular natural sights in the world. It is usually only visible from certain places, and you need a bit of luck if you’re going to try and track down a good view of it, as the sightings can be unpredictable. Travellers ... Read more

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