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    Top 5 luxury ski resorts in Italy

    Upscale hotels, indulgent restaurants and picturesque snow-covered slopes: Italy’s ski resorts truly embody this country’s love of the finer things in life. We pick our top five places to sample the very best that the Italian Alps has to offer....
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    Exploring Kuala Lumpur’s Ramadan Market

    Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur is famous for its weekly night markets, where foodies can find an endless array of local Malay snacks and sample the delicious cuisine of the city’s large Chinese and Indian communities. But the biggest and greatest night ma...
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    10 reasons why Oman is more luxurious than Dubai

    Oman is more Arabia than Armani, more Lawrence of Arabia than Levi jeans, more Sultanate than Starbucks: a dreamy destination increasingly on discerning travellers’ wish-lists. South of brash and glitzy Dubai, Oman is the quiet good-living neighbour....
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    Christmas and New Year in Barcelona

    If you’re thinking about spending the Christmas season in the European gem that is Barcelona, then think no further, as the city turns into a winter wonderland for both its visitors and locals. Although snow tends to be off the agenda in Barcelona, the wea...
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    Staying relaxed… with a staycation

    We’re all familiar with the travel giant Expedia and how it serves as a one-stop shop for booking flights, hotels, car hire and package holidays. It’s led the way in online travel since before the millennium, having originally formed in 1999. B...
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    10 reasons to choose Puglia for your next holiday in Italy

    2017 was a record season for Italy in terms of tourist numbers. According to figures released by Federalberghi and the Cultural Ministry in Italy, over 48 million people spent a night in an Italian hotel this Summer whilst a further 3 million spent the nig...
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    Live From London

    I’ve spent a whole solid month in the UK. Luckily, I thawed out enough in order to get my fingers to type on a keyboard. It’s a bit chilly here. And it snowed last week. This prolonged stay may not last. I am enjoying traipsing around my favori...
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    5 of the best places to see wildlife in Canada

    It’s no secret that Canada is a destination for all types of traveller. It’s got cosmopolitan cities, towering mountains, verdant forests, crystal-clear lakes and more opportunities for adventure than you could imagine. But another string to Canada’s bow, ...
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    5 must-visit restaurants for foodies in Franschhoek

    Franschhoek is the food and wine capital of South Africa, and a food-lover’s dream destination. The town is home to some of the finest restaurants in the country, serving cuisine inspired by the area’s French heritage. If you’re a foodie on holiday in Fran...
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    How Much Does it Cost to Travel? China & Tibet

    Welcome to our ongoing series that asks: How Much Does it Cost to Travel? The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backp...
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    5 ways to honeymoon in luxury on Martha’s Vineyard

    Want to start your new union off on the right foot? You could book a hotel in a busy city with a soundtrack of street noise. Or, you could opt for a luxurious, private stay in the glamorous and still gloriously secluded island of Martha’s Vineyard. Long a ...
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    Traveling to Italy with children: 5 luxury resorts that are perfect for families

    Are you a mother that enjoys the finer things in life? Do private jets, designer luggage, yachts, and luxury vacations excite you? Motherhood doesn’t mean the end of enjoying luxury travel. With a little research and effort, you can discover luxury excursi...
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    Extreme Christmas shopping: 7 luxurious shops in Carouge, Geneva

    An original Superman cartoon? A hand-crafted dress? A Swiss clock with a 35,000 Swiss Francs price tag? Bespoke millinery? Pink pepper chocolates? How original will your gifts be this Christmas? And how deep are you pockets when it comes to stocking-filler...
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  • Video of the week: Watchtower of Turkey

    With more than 3500 kilometres travelled in 20 days, capturing landscapes from the bluish tones of Pamukkale to the warm ones of Cappadocia, Leonardo Dalessandri passes through a great variation of colours, light and weather, and through six other cities. ...
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    A Beginner’s Guide to Traditional Amish Foods

    There’s nothing quite like a home-cooked meal, and the Amish take it even one step further. Thanks to the fresh ingredients used and countless hours spent on just preparing for the meal, a traditional Amish meal is one you’ll never forget. Whether you’re i...
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    The best Winter sport places in and around Vienna

    Vienna may not be the obvious winter sports destination. For a break from sightseeing, however, a few excellent places in and around Austria’s capital invite for ice skating, ice curling, tobogganing, cross country skiing and even Alpine skiing. Ice ...
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    Chisinau and Minsk: Two Offbeat Soviet Cities

    This year, in my effort to visit every European country, I made trips to two new cities: Chisinau (pronounced KEE-shee-no), the capital of Moldova, and Minsk, the capital of Belarus. Why pair these cities (and countries) in a single post, even though these...
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    FICO Eataly World First Impressions: Bring Your Appetite… and Your Wallet

    Ever since we announced we were moving to Bologna, people have been sending me articles about the upcoming FICO Eataly World. People are very excited, and so was I of course! An amusement park for foodies?! The park only opened on November 15, so just a we...
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    How To Choose The Best Travel Camera (Plus Win A Free GoPro!)

    After 7 years as a professional travel photographer & blogger, I keep getting asked what's the best travel camera. There are so many to choose from! Here's what I would pick, and why. This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.
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    The Best Travel Cameras Of 2018 (And How To Choose)

    As professional travel photographer, everyone keeps asking my opinion on the best travel cameras for 2018. There are so many to choose from! Here's what I would pick, and why. This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.
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    9 great things to do in Cooperstown – a weekend getaway from NYC

    Conveniently located only 3 ½ hours north of NYC, Cooperstown is the quintessential weekend getaway for the stressed New Yorker. The decidedly slower pace, natural beauty, quaint restaurants and hotels, partnered with the small-town atmosphere make this th...
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    9 highlights you won’t want to miss when staying in Cape Town

    Cape Town sets the pace of an upbeat city where the Rainbow Nation fuses urban and outdoor into a melting pot. Discover the hidden gems of this city as you get to explore the city and its surrounds. 1. Cape of Good Hope Take the coastal road along the Atla...
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    Why Croatia is becoming the next luxury villa destination

    Sitting in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia was missed as a holiday destination for many years. As if it were invisible, people were unaware of the stunning scenery, temperate climate, crystal blue waters and long sandy beaches.  However, Europe’s best-kept vacat...
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    10 reasons why Occitanie may be the new Provence

    Looking out from Toulouse the map looks invitingly blank. For Occitanie is the “other South of France”, intensely French, a sun-warmed countryside where livestock outnumber people. Occitanie? It’s the administrative replacement for Langue...
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    5 top tips to get the most out of your trip to Disney World

    For many people, Disney is a once in a lifetime type of vacation.  No matter what your age, there really is something for everyone, but your time is limited so how can you be sure you get to see and do the most important experiences. Having spent almost ev...
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    Best Gifts for Travelers 2017

    As the holidays come upon us, far too quickly, it seems, Steph and I wanted to give our loyal readers some ideas for their holiday wishlists! Whether you’re a traveler looking for new gadgets and gear to ask for from your loved ones, or you’re ...
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  • Video of the week: Inside North Korea’s luxury ski resort

    Follow filmmaker Jackson Kingsley to get a glimpse of what life is like in North Korea, a country rarely seen by foreigners. Britain’s fastest snowboarder Jamie Barrow is our guide around the DPRK’s capital city Pyongyang before he heads up to the sl...
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    10 hidden gems to visit in Italy

    Italy is a country renowned for its incredible history, its delicious food and its status within the art and fashion industry. When holidaymakers think of Italy, more often than not they conjure up images of Rome’s historical sites, the canals and gondolie...
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    8 festive Christmas events on the East Coast

    The United States festively celebrates the holiday season, from coast to coast. Because it’s impossible to compare all of the events over this expansive nation, we’ve zeroed in on the East Coast with 8 events we hope you’ll love. Omni Gro...
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    Top 5 beaches to visit when cruising Ibiza and Formentera by yacht

    One of the best ways to experience the stunning islands of Ibiza and Formentera is by yacht. Here’s our top five recommended beaches to visit when cruising by yacht: Las Salinas Renowned as of the best and most cosmopolitan beaches in Ibiza, Las Salinas &#...
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