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La Défense

Hotel Review: Pullman Paris La Défense

A luxury hotel set ten minutes away from the heart of Paris, Hotel Pullman Paris La Défense is a great option for the business traveller says Susie Gordon.
PortoBay Hotels Resorts romantic room

24 Romantic Hotels Around the World

Romance is not just for Valentine's Day, its for everyday. Our team of writers have come up with some of their favourite romantic hotels that are sure to create sparks.
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.
Le refectoire, grande tablé, chandeliers

Hotel Review: Fontevraud L’Hôtel, Loire Valley, France

Imagine sleeping in a priory where nuns once tended lepers, sipping an aperitif in the former chapel, dining in the cloister.

Travel Guide: 24 hours in Granada, Spain

Explore the mystical Alhambra, indulge in free tapas and travel back in time in the fabled Andalusian city of Granada.
Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan – Land of Fire

Azerbaijan is still bathing in the afterglow of winning and hosting the Eurovision song contest. Sharron Livingston visited and found quite a bit to sing about.
Paris street restaurant

6 recommended Paris restaurants, bars and cafés

Paris offers a variety of restaurants serving outstanding food; quirky and original bars; and a veritable constellation of neighbourhood cafés.
Morzine countryside

Travel guide: Morzine in the summer

Outside of the ski season, the countryside surrounding Morzine opens up as a massive alpine adventure playground.
Astana, Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: Welcome to the Pleasure Dome

Once it was best known for being the homeland of hapless TV reporter Borat. But Kazakhstan has much more to offer.
Camel in Sahara desert, Algeria

Ten Reasons To Visit The Sahara Desert

For Caroline Joy, the Sahara is the place where heaven and earth meet. Here are just 10 reasons why the Sahara is so special.