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Atacama Desert
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By Tom
On: 4th June, 2019

Where to Go for Outdoor Living

  • Colombia
  • The Coffee Triangle
  • Namibia
  • Etosha & Damaraland
  • Skeleton Coast and the Kunene River
  • USA
  • Chile
  • Torres del Paine National Park
  • Easter Island

If you like your country big then this fab foursome are well worth exploring. Read on to find out how they put the 'great' in The Great Outdoors.

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By Jess
On: 23rd May, 2019

Are you Ahead of the Game? Where to Head this Autumn

  • Porto & the Douro Valley
  • Tuscany
  • Zimbabwe
  • Oaxaca & Chiapas
  • New England
  • New Zealand

Summer may not have even begun (and who knows if it ever will) but before we know it autumn leaves will be falling, the Pimm's will be heading back into the cupboard for another year and the pervading pong of barbecue will have faded from the air. A stark reality we're sure you'll agree. And…

By Ella
On: 14th May, 2019

The Most Beautiful Train Stations Across the Globe

  • New York
  • Spain
  • Mumbai
  • Moscow
  • Istanbul

In an era of direct flights and last-minute bookings, the 'getting there' part of your holiday can often feel like an inconvenient addition to an otherwise relaxing trip, rather than an exciting part of the adventure in its own right. However, if you're looking to slow things down (which, as…

Fast Car
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By Tom
On: 9th May, 2019

Pimp My Ride

  • Canada
  • Vancouver
  • Cape Town
  • South Africa
  • California
  • Highway One, the California Coast Road Trip
  • USA
  • Finland
  • Switzerland
  • India

Some roads demand to be driven, so a bog standard hire car just won't cut it. Add some horsepower to your holiday with these upgrades...

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By Tom
On: 3rd May, 2019

The Greatest Road Trip Panoramic Pit Stops

  • Puglia
  • Italy
  • Australia
  • Uruguay
  • Skeleton Coast and the Kunene River
  • Namibia
  • Canada
  • The South Island
  • New Zealand

You're here for the freedom of the open road, but do stop to take in the sheer magnificence of your surroundings...

Elephants near the Zambezi River
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By Tom
On: 25th April, 2019

Top Seven Things to do in Zambia

  • Zambia
  • Victoria Falls
  • The South Luangwa

Whether you've got a niche wildlife interest or a need for some authentic cultural immersion, Zambia has got you covered...

House in the Deep South
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By Will
On: 9th April, 2019

Top Six Things to do in the Deep South

  • USA
  • New Orleans & The Deep South

They say all roads lead to Rome, but when it comes to music, they take a detour through America's Deep South. The land of big bands, the blues, jazz, country, bluegrass, gospel choirs and more is a fascinating melting pot of cultures, history and musical milestones, all combinable in one…

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By Tom
On: 28th March, 2019

Destination Inspiration for Slow Travel

  • Australia
  • Queensland
  • France
  • Mozambique
  • Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
  • Argentina
  • Chile

The frenetic pace of modern life is a common complaint, but since the world shows no signs of stopping so we can get off, we need a few less radical solutions. Enter: the concept of slow travel; an opportunity to take your foot off the gas and enjoy the world around you at a gentler pace...

couple on a road trip
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By Tom
On: 26th March, 2019

Avoiding Carguments

Apparently a quarter of all arguments occur in the car. Here's a road map to avoiding traffic-related tiffs...

algarve bay in evening
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 19th March, 2019

Portugal’s Southern Powerhouses: the Algarve and the Alentejo

  • The Algarve
  • The Alentejo

Home to the oldest bookshop in the world, Portugal sets the scene for you to create your own story with its abundance of possibilities for sun-seekers, sailors, surfers and loafers alike. The Algarve and the Alentejo, both in the south of the country, are two of Original Travel's favourite…