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Long weekend: Eastern & Oriental Express

All aboard this lavish leader of the track from Singapore to Bangkok. Glimpse paddy fields, palm plantations and Malaysian jungle from the comfort of your carriage, pull into Penang’s market and the Bridge on the River Kwai, and discover the… Read more »

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Travel like a local

The trend for doing things ‘like a local’ is not going away. But can technology break down the barriers between travellers and locals and bring them closer together? Read more »

Luxury Travel: Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea, Sicily, Italy

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The ultimate luxury travel experiences

The White Nights Ball in St Petersburg, the Chateau Marmont Hotel, a Namibian walking safari… Your most luxurious travel experience? We asked some of travel’s top names to relive their most memorable and exhilarating trips — and where they might… Read more »

Tandem skydive with Wheelchair Travelling. Image: Wheelchair Travelling

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Accessible travel

Travellers with a long-term health problem or disability are often well catered for — it just requires a little research Read more »

Participants get stuck in at the Bear Grylls Survival Academy. Image: Bear Grylls Survival Academy

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Survival of the fittest

Good food, creature comforts. Just two things you’re unlikely to find on a survival course. So why are an increasing number of us paying to spend days sleeping rough in the great outdoors? Read more »

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On the real ale trail

Cask beer, microbreweries, real ale tours: small independent producers are tempting travellers all over the globe. From ale by rail in the UK to specialist beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest, there’s never been a better time to sink a… Read more »

Image: Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, South Africa

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Is sustainable travel going mainstream?

When TripAdvisor started rating its hotels for their environmental credentials, it seemed clear the public’s attitude to travelling ‘green’ was shifting. Are we getting to a tipping point where ‘travel’ and ‘sustainable’ are becoming concepts that naturally go hand in… Read more »

Gentoo Penguins on Saunders Island, Falkland Islands. Image: AWL Images

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Remote island hideaways

From the mid-Atlantic British outpost of St Helena and the sub-Arctic archipelago of the Faroe Islands, to the far-flung Indian Ocean idyll of Rodrigues and the bleak yet wildlife-rich Falklands, we bring you castaway tales that uncover the realities of… Read more »