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Montevideo: A Cultural Guide

Montevideo: A Cultural Guide | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Rachel Ricks uncovers the cultural attractions of Montevideo, Uruguay's vibrant capital.
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A look at Montevideo's cultural offerings.

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His and Hers Guide to the Globe - Part 3: Siem Reap

His and Hers Guide to the Globe - Part 3: Siem Reap | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
The next step on Matt and Sharon Ward's round-the-world adventure is Cambodia's Siem Reap, with the couple exploring the Angkor region from a his and hers perspective.
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One couple to be very jealous of...

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The European Capitals of Culture: A Closer Look at Marseille and Košice

The European Capitals of Culture: A Closer Look at Marseille and Košice | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Marseille and Košice are sharing this year's European Capital of Culture mantle.
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A look at this years European Capital of Culture.

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Return of a King - William Dalrymple's latest offering has uncomfortable historical parallels

Return of a King - William Dalrymple's latest offering has uncomfortable historical parallels | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it

"Return of a King is award-winning author and historian William Dalrymple's wonderfully-researched account of the First Afghan War, told through those on both sides of the front line. One of our Top Reads for 2013, this is a story, of Britain's most notorious imperial disaster, that deserves to be re-told."

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We can't wait to start reading this.

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Valentine's Day in London: Top 5 Tips

Valentine's Day in London: Top 5 Tips | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
In London for Valentine's Day but not sure what to arrange? Help is at hand as Ronny Lavie reveals her top 5 tips for February 14th in the capital.
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The best place in the world to spend Valentine's Day?

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The Shard: Top 10 Views From the Top

The Shard: Top 10 Views From the Top | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
The top 10 views from the summit of the Shard.
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The top 10 views from the summit of the Shard.

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Christchurch: Top 5 Tips

Christchurch: Top 5 Tips | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Despite the 2011 earthquake, the South Island city of Christchurch is very much on the up, so discovers Chloe McInnes...
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A city that's recovering well from the 2011 earthquake...

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Abba The Museum set for Stockholm opening

Abba The Museum set for Stockholm opening | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Abba The Museum is expected to attract up to 250,000 visitors when it opens in Stockholm in May.
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Gimme, gimme, gimme a museum to visit...

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An Adventure in Bolivia's Salt and Sand Deserts

An Adventure in Bolivia's Salt and Sand Deserts | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Rachel Ricks travels in a 4x4 jeep from Uyuni in south-west Bolivia all the way to the Chilean border.
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There's more to Bolivia's salt flats that meets the eye...

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Avoid All Travel to Whole Country: Preparing to Visit Iran

Avoid All Travel to Whole Country: Preparing to Visit Iran | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Travelling to Iran: something the Foreign Office strongly discourages, but something Caroline Sandes will soon be doing. So, how to go about planning a trip to one of the world's most volatile countries?
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You'd have to be a little crazy to travel to Iran, right?

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Chicago: Top 10 Things to Do

Chicago: Top 10 Things to Do | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
The top 10 things to do in Chicago, according to Chicagoan Molly Loeffler.
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Chicago top 10.

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A Geek's Day Out in NYC

A Geek's Day Out in NYC | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
It may be one of the hippest cities in the world, but what does New York have in store for the inner geek? Gregor Swiderek travelled across the Atlantic to find out.
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A geek's day out in NYC.

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Dresden: Past glory is revived in this rebuilt wonder

Dresden: Past glory is revived in this rebuilt wonder | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Cities of rich history and culture tell their tales readily at any time of year. But in many ways, February is the ideal – and the most appropriate – month in which to visit Dresden.
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Dresden is starting to shine again, 68 years after it was almost destroyed in bombing raids.

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His and Hers Guide to the Globe - Part 2: Kuala Lumpur

His and Hers Guide to the Globe - Part 2: Kuala Lumpur | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Matt and Sharon Ward continue their round-the-world adventure in Kuala Lumpur.
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Part 2 of the His and Hers Guide to the World.

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Simon Calder's 2013 Travel Tips

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Independent Travel Editor Simon Calder reveals his top travel tips for 2013.
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Our exclusive interview with Independent Travel Editor Simon Calder.

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The Top 5 Lake District Walks

The Top 5 Lake District Walks | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Cumbria expert Ian John reveals his top five Lake District Walks for 2013.
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The top five Lake District walks for 2013.

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Jessica Hynes: Tbilisi or bust

Jessica Hynes: Tbilisi or bust | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Jessica Hynes wanted churches, art, poetry. Her sister? Not so much. Would they get through their city break to the Georgian capital without squabbling? (The Guardian about Georgia!
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Interesting destination choice; interesting travel companion choice.

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Monday Travel Inspiration: What does travel mean to you? | canada ...

Monday Travel Inspiration: What does travel mean to you? | canada ... | Travel inspiration | Scoop.it
Travel means different things to different people. For some, it's a way to meet new people, try things they wouldn't do at home or to see new sights. For others, it's an excuse to escape their ordinary life or a way to discover their ...
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The many meanings of travel...

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