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Asia is brimming with wonderful spots for scuba diving ... such as the Okinawa Islands in Japan

Underwater wonderlands: the best scuba diving sites in Asia

12 October 2017

Pamukkale, Turkey, is home to these jaw-dropping natural calcium baths

Out of this world: visit the most astonishing places on earth

The Northern Lights dance in the skies above Iceland

Sleep under the Northern Lights: 9 hotels with fantastic vistas

11 October 2017

Fly in to the best airports in the world

Bright lights, big city: Tokyo at night

A week in the capital of cool: your complete guide to Tokyo

Travellers We Love #005: The Atlas of Beauty

Solo travel goes hand in hand with light travel

Travelling alone? Learn how to pack like a pro

Welcome To My World competitions – our top photos and videos

A close-up of four half-drunk beer steins.

10 facts you probably didn’t know about Oktoberfest

12 September 2017

Chefs prepare food in the kitchen of the Blue Duck Tavern restaurant © Park Hyatt Washington D.C.

Will travel for food: the best hotel Michelin rated restaurants

Samantha Fanelli

Stay safe while you surf with a Kingii, one of our featured travel gadgets

The top travel gadgets you need to own

Hit the road

Tips for the perfect Southwest US road trip

Fall brings a cool haze to the Tuscan landscape

The best fall destinations of 2017

The Trans-Siberian Railway: the journey of a lifetime

Experience eccentricities, colour and curious ways in northern Sri Lanka

Paradise found: a journey through northern Sri Lanka

Great deals are worth the wait. Find out how to book the best last minute getaway

Last minute fares: the pros and cons of booking late

Samantha Fanelli

Do you know which hidden fees to look out for?

Hidden airline fees: how to avoid paying extra for your flight

Samantha Fanelli

01 August 2017

Probably the most picturesque of all Gran Canaria's mountain villages, Tejeda

The Canary Islands unveiled: beyond the beaches of Gran Canaria

21 July 2017

Kangaroo Island is home to numerous natural rock formations such as this one in Flinders Chase National Park

8 things to do on Australia’s Kangaroo Island

View of Playa de Las Teresitas and the Anaga Mountains

The Canary Islands unveiled: explore Tenerife’s wild side, food and culture

Porto's colourful Ribeira district is a Unesco World Heritage site

Porto beyond the port: a 3-day guide to Portugal’s northern capital

Samantha Fanelli

A view worth a million bucks - yours for free!

What to do in Los Angeles for free!

Contemplating the next wave in San Onofre, California

Surf’s up! The best destinations to ride the wave this season

Stay curious: abandoned places around the world

The future of travel will look very different in the coming years!

The future of travel: the latest in travel tech and transportation

Tune in with the rhythms of nature @ SurfAkademin.se

Namaste: 11 peaceful yoga retreats around the world

Dazzling dips: 12 hotels with unbelievable swimming pools

13 June 2017

A beach all to yourself in Mallorca – Es Trenc

Sun, sea and sand: the best hidden beaches in Europe

08 June 2017

Take a break at the MuseumsQuartier before exploring the rest of the Austrian capital

Art on the go: a guide to cycling around Vienna’s masterpieces

Splashing about at Zurich's Mythenquai lakeside lido © Zürich Tourism – Photographer: Siggi Bucher

Life’s a beach: Europe’s best urban beaches

Make merry into the wee hours of the morning at Roskilde festival's Orange Stage

The best music festivals around the world this summer

How to book the best connecting flights for your next trip

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10 fun and colourful street art festivals this summer

The grand Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Morocco beyond Marrakech: explore the country from north to south

Slovenia's mystical Lake Bled and the Gothic church on its island

14 monumental European attractions — part 2