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Matera - Sassi, Basilicata

Italy: Matera – from shame to chic in 50 years

Matera, the ancient capital of Basilicata, has been awarded European Capital of Culture for 2019 and is preparing to swing open its doors to tourism.
Boston's Back Bay neighborhood

Travel Guide: Walking tour of Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston you can cram more into a couple of days than in most American cities and the city centre is so compact that you can do it all on foot.
Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Travelling to Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is fun, chaotic, noisy, part modern, part traditional. Here are the 10 things I wish I knew before travelling to Ho Chi Minh City.
Souvenir seller within the harem at the Ichan Qala in Khiva, Uzbekistan

Discovering Uzbekistan: At the centre of the Silk Road

What are the attractions which make Uzbekistan a must-visit destination? The author of the Bradt Guide to Uzbekistan shares her highlights.
History of art in New York

History of art in New York (and where to see it)

With dozens of museums and art galleries, New York has a rich art scene, ranging from American Impressionism of the late 19th Century to the Neo-Conceptualism of today.

2 minute travel guide to Thailand

Thailand is famous for tropical beaches, astounding temples, amazing food, rich culture, beach parties and is also a hub for snorkelling and scuba diving.
Trondenes Church in Harstad, Norway

Norway: A tour of Harstad (and the Northern Lights)

Harstad is a picturesque town with numerous islands and islets, but we were here in the hope of seeing nature's light show, the Northern Lights.
children skiing

Family friendly skiing at La Plagne, France

La Plagne, in the Tarentaise Valley of the French Alps, is probably the world’s most popular family friendly ski resort thanks to its vast ski area.
View of Oslo harbour area next to Aker Brygge

From Oslo to Bergen, and the spectacular scenery in between

The spectacular journey from Oslo to Bergen encapsulates snow-capped mountains, glaciers and elongated fjords, and amazing cities at either end.
Fall in Central Park, New York City

5 best places to experience fall in New York State

From the Great Appalachian Valley to the peaks of the Adirondacks in the north, New York State has some of the best places to experience fall in America.