The Best Ryokan in Japan

Japan is a beguiling mystery to many travellers: while it’s known worldwide for its hyper-modern megalopolises, the country’s traditional identity hasn’t yet been lost to modernity. Here, we go in search of the best ryokan in Japan, for a window into this nation’s unique history and … Continue reading
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The Best Places to Stay in the Florida Keys

Touch down on the tropical shores of the Florida Keys and you’ll believe you’ve arrived in paradise. Lush greenery, crisp white beaches and deep azure waters will provide a tranquil and captivating environment to kick back and relax. If exploring is more your thing why … Continue reading
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Harvard On Location: Five Films Shot in Boston

  With more than 100 colleges and universities located in the greater Boston area, the city’s reputation as an epicentre of higher education is unrivalled. Founded in 1636 and with notable attendees such as John Adams, JFK, Natalie Portman, Tommy Lee Jones and Al Gore … Continue reading
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Caribbean Holidays: Things to do in Tobago

Pigeon Point, Tobago © neiljs The southern Caribbean island of Tobago is one of the best value destinations in the region and offers a wealth of things to do, especially for the nature-loving and aquatically inclined visitor. Here’s a few of our favourite activities…   … Continue reading
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London: Five Halloween Happenings for 2012

Planning to be in London over Halloween? Don’t leave your celebrations to chance. There’s plenty going on this year, from family-friendly fright fests and grisly exhibitions to zombie makeovers and ghost tours, but places disappear fast so book up soon… Up at the O2: Climb … Continue reading
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South Africa: Five More Cape Wineries to Visit

It’s been a while since we’ve written about South Africa’s Cape Winelands, so we thought we’d add a few more recommendations to our previous features on Cape wining and dining. All of the following wine farms are located in and around the fertile valleys of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, around … Continue reading
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Boston: Five Places to Enjoy Afternoon Tea

In 1773, a group of colonists threw hundreds of tea chests overboard into Boston Harbour as a protest against ‘taxation without representation’ which eventually led to the Declaration of Independence. Today the tradition of taking afternoon tea in the proud city of Boston is alive … Continue reading
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