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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

09 August 2017

Lanzarote provides perfect conditions for sports enthusiasts of all sorts

The Canary Islands unveiled: meet Lanzarote – the sporty, sustainable and fiery sister

What's the most bike friendly city in the world? Read on ...

The most bike friendly cities – part two

02 August 2017

Explore the city while rolling in style

The most bike friendly cities – part one

"One size doesn't fit all. This is true of trip planning, holidays and travel in general for men and women" Annika Ziehen

The inspiring women rising above the challenges of the travel landscape

Do you know which hidden fees to look out for?

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

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

The Canary Islands unveiled: beyond the beaches of Gran Canaria

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

13 July 2017

Copenhagen's Culture Night transforms the city into a cultural wonderland

The Nordic autumn festivals you need to see this year

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

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

A view worth a million bucks - yours for free!

What to do in Los Angeles for free!

Directly from New York City: NiNA TiARi's Street Style Story

Fashion in the city: designers and creatives on what makes their city stylish

Perhaps the prettiest place to park your bike - the Bodleian Library & Radcliffe Camera

Oxford day trip: a guide to cycling the historic city

Welcome to the Raffles, Singapore, where elegance and refinement reign supreme

Where celebrities stay: hotels with legendary guests

Contemplating the next wave in San Onofre, California

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

Ponder the meaning of life at Stockholm archipelago, an island paradise just 20 minutes outside of Stockholm

From shore to shore: a 10-day scenic road trip through Sweden

30 June 2017

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

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

20 June 2017

Summer in the Arctic Circle - Norway's Lofoten Islands are an untouched slice of paradise

14 alternative summer holiday destinations to visit in 2017

The circular control room in the abandonded power station, Hungary - styled in an art deco finish

Stay curious: abandoned places around the world

Win a trip to the sun-soaked region of Languedoc in Southern France

In love with France? WIN a trip to sun-soaked Languedoc!

Standing tall: Tom Tower of Christ Church in Oxford

The best of England: a road trip through historic cities and idyllic countryside

Dazzling dips: 12 hotels with unbelievable swimming pools

A beach all to yourself in Mallorca – Es Trenc

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

Tune in with the rhythms of nature @ SurfAkademin.se

Namaste: 11 peaceful yoga retreats around the world

Start reading: the best travel books to inspire wanderlust

Zurich's Mythenquai is all about splashing around

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

31 May 2017

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

The best music festivals around the world this summer

28 May 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

Don't worry, Siwa Oasis is just around that sand dune

7 remote places on the edge of the world

Make the most of your next stopover with our tips for connecting flights

How to book the best connecting flights for your next trip

The grand Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Morocco beyond Marrakech: explore the country from north to south

When In Montreal, drop by Mural Festival for an immersive street art experience

10 fun and colourful street art festivals this summer

Wonderful sunset seen from the Trans-Siberian train

The Trans-Siberian Railway: the journey of a lifetime

Wake up in the middle of the Costa Rican highlands at Finca Rosa Blanca Inn

12 of the world’s most beautiful eco-friendly hotels