British Columbia road trip: the art of get lost

This epic Canadian landscape is best enjoyed on a meandering, unplanned overland tour in a Jeep with a bed on the roof The best road trips have few set plans. They’re about the thrill of discovery, of not knowing what comes next. Forget detailed itineraries that look like a shopping list. As Kerouac said: “There […]

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North Carolina town used in Three Billboards film launchings location itinerary

The picturesque mountain town of Sylva is advertising itself as the real Ebbing, Missouri, with journey ideas that also show off North Carolinas blockbuster natural attractions United Nation holidays Film-inspired holidays North Carolina town used in Three Billboards film launchings location itinerary The picturesque mountain town of Sylva is advertising itself as the real Ebbing, […]

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‘ I’m passionate about the ocean ‘: Celine Cousteau on diving off the Americas

The film-maker and conservationist is as determined to protect the marine world and indigenous peoples, in places like Mexico and the Amazon, as her famous forebears People always think that my grandpa Jacques or father [ oceanographic explorer] Jean-Michel were my main influences. But my mother was a great influence too. She was an expedition […]

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Barbados holiday guide: the best beaches, eateries, bars and places to remain

You dont need a pop starrings budget to enjoy the palm trees and sunny Caribbean sea of this popular island. Genie Austin reveals her homelands best beaches, inexpensive feeds, rum stores and typically tropical activities When I tell people Im from Barbados, I usually get some fluctuation of the same answer. Ooh, paradise, they say, […]

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10 of the best US hiking roads: readers’ traveling tips-off

From a bumpy wonderland with positions of Las Vegas to the green ridges of the Appalachians, our readers share their tips for great walks Winning tip: Angels of Utah This five-mile round-trip hike within Zion national park takes you from the Virgin river to the top of Angels Landing( nearly 2,000 metres ). The views […]

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Cool in Canada: Prince Edward County- Ontario’s great escape

Put Toronto in the rear-view mirror for an island getaway filled with charming townships, rolling mounds and Lake Ontario views. Crime novelist Linwood Barclay has become fond of the food and wineries, too Where is it? I asked. Prince Edward County. Wheres that? I should have known. Its merely a two-hour drive east of Toronto, […]

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Cool in Canada: Prince Edward County- Ontario’s great escape

Put Toronto in the rear-view mirror for an island getaway filled with charming towns, rolling hills and Lake Ontario views. Crime novelist Linwood Barclay has become fond of the food and wineries, too Where is it? I asked. Prince Edward County. Wheres that? I should have known. Its only a two-hour drive east of Toronto, […]

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10 of the least-visited US national parks

With US national parks such as Yosemite and Yellowstone facing overcrowding, we take a look at 10 beautiful but little-known parks where youre more likely to see a bear, moose or champ tree than another human Katmai national park, Alaska Katmai, in southern Alaska, is for the bears: its home to the worlds largest population […]

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