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The rise of travelling families and world-schooling

World-schooling, adventuring, life-learning, whatever you call it, more parents are doing it – if the proliferation of blogs and books by families on round-the-world...

Five great winter holiday destinations: the colder the better

Tallinn, Estonia With its Gothic spires and conical snowy roofs, cozy beerhalls, and vintage-look bars, Tallinn is one of the ultimate winter cities. Visitors can...

San Francisco: best blogs for travellers

This lifestyle blog is not aimed at tourists, but it makes it all the more interesting for savvy travelers who want to get on...

Indonesia beginners’ guide: Bali, Lombok, Java and Flores

The world’s largest island nation, Indonesia, comprises about 17,000 islands sprawling over almost two million square kilometers on either side of the equator. It...

Before Google … the alternative travel guide to Poland

"I am going to take you to my friend's studio. It's quite unusual. I think you'll like it," says Ewa, my unofficial guide to...

US issues travel alert for Americans in response to al-Qaida threat

The US State Department has issued a worldwide travel warning to US citizens throughout August, exhorting travelers to be on alert for possible terrorist...

Do yourself a favor: travel solo at least once

Have you had a life-altering travel experience? Where did you go, and what made it special? Share your adventure in the comments to inspire...

How to eat the best, for less: the UK’s top 10 budget cafes and restaurants

I have almost literally eaten my way around Britain for the Guardian’s Travel section in the last eight years. I have written around 80...

10 of the best new travel books

Between the Sunset and the Sea: A View of 16 British Mountains Breaking free of the macho narrative found in most books about mountain climbing,...

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Trains, buses and automobiles

Londoners have a tempestuous relationship with transport, and Ken Livingstone will be an outlet for their anger or gratitude come May 1. Whatever you...

The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa al-Aswany review – a country on the brink of violent change

In the days before Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was ousted in February 2011, Alaa al-Aswany, dentist, novelist, and founder member of the democratic movement...

5 Places to Visit that will make you fall in love with Utah

Utah is the apple-of-the-eye of outdoor freaks, with more than 80% of the state set aside for public use. This means lots and lots...