Ellie Kinsella

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4 alternative things to do in Copenhagen

There’s more to Copenhagen than the Tivoli Gardens and the colourful harbour of Nyhavn. Here are four off-beat things to do in the Danish capital

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Ed Stafford: "The hardest bit is not just throwing the towel in."

Hardcore adventurer Ed Stafford talks about the power of the mind, escaping the world's most demanding environments, being inches away from death and his new survival TV series

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Tour Guides: the most ridiculous question I've ever been asked

We catch up with 5 of our shortlisted World Guide Awards tour leaders to find out the most ridiculous question they've ever been asked, from pancake-poo to polar pontoons.

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Ed Stafford: 5 of the world's most extreme locations

Survival expert Ed Stafford lists the most extreme places on Earth that he's survived, from Mongolia's Altai mountains to Chile's Atacama desert, as well as one place on his Bucket List...

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7 of Asia's incredible classic treks

From towering Himalayan mountains to the unspoiled islands of Indonesia, anticipate breath-taking views and spectacular sunrises on these top-rated hiking trails

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Naughty or nice? 9 UK experience gifts to add to your Christmas list

From photography courses in the Peak District and riding the Hogwarts Express, to gin making and llama walks, these UK-based experience gifts offer something memorable and fun for the whole family

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5 irresistible independent chocolate shops you must visit in Brussels

There’s no better way to sample Belgium than working up a taste-bud sensation in its chocolate-haven capital – all with good knowledge that your euros are funding local chocolatiers

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8 of the best things to do in Bolivia

Swim with dolphins in the Amazon, cycle the world's most dangerous road, and explore ancient Inca ruins – these must-do activities reveal the highlights of Bolivia and beyond...

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5 of the most beautiful cycle routes in South West England

From the heights of Dartmoor to the chalky North Wessex Downs, these picturesque routes – taken from Jack Thurston's new cycling guide – reveal the South West's breathtaking landscapes and lost lanes

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7 of the best things to do in Cambodia

Uncover the sacred temples and traditions of one of South-East Asia's most beloved countries. We share the highlights of Cambodia that you need to visit to make the most of your adventure...

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Start spreading the news: 5 alternative New York attractions you must visit

Ticked off Central Park, Empire State and Broadway? It’s time to explore the Big Apple afresh. We reveal the alternatives to New York’s grand attractions in little-known spots across the city

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Crafty business! How to transform your travel photos – and earn money from them

Get your travel photos published or turn them into a home décor masterpiece – these creative ideas will transform your travel pictures into works of art and treasured keepsakes

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7 of England's most glorious castles – and their fascinating history

From King Arthur's birthplace on the Cornish coast to iconic royal weddings in Windsor, uncover medieval tales and fantastic forts on a day trip to these spectacular English castles...

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7 of the best things to do in Kyrgyzstan

Home to Silk Road ruins, breathtaking mountain passes and the World Nomad Games, Kyrgyzstan remains a little-travelled gem of Central Asia. Beat the crowds for an authentic nomadic experience...

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The UK's most spectacular places to stand-up paddleboard

Adventurer Lizzie Carr paddled 650km around Britain's waterways as part of her campaign against plastic pollution. She reveals her top places to stand-up paddleboard in the UK...

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7 magical things to do in Norway this winter

Track down glaciers and fjords by day, gaze at an aurora spectacle once darkness falls, and recharge overnight in an ice hotel. We reveal the best experiences for you to get stuck into this season...

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Top 5 Arabia highlights, according to Levison Wood

Having journeyed 8,000km and 13 countries around the Arabian Peninsula, we caught up with TV's top explorer for his recommendations on the must-visit sights in this too often misunderstood region...

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Keep calm and travel on: What to do when you've missed your flight

Travel doesn't always go according to plan. Whether your flight's been delayed by the weather or an accident en route to the airport, read our top tips on how to get back on track to your destination

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Levison Wood: "Arabia feels so remote and exotic, but it also feels quite homely"

From distinguished hospitality and must-visit sights of the Middle East to walking in the footsteps of a travel legend, we talk all things Arabia with TV's top explorer Levison Wood...

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The top travel podcasts you need to listen to

Bringing you entertainment and a wealth of knowledge on your next journey, take a listen to these inspirational travel talks from top podcast presenters...

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5 effective ways to repel mosquitoes – and other bugs that bite

Mosquitoes are an annoyance, as well as carriers of life-threatening diseases. Minimise your health risk by taking these basic precautions that will prevent them from getting within biting distance

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The best things to do in Florence, Italy

Whether visiting on a long weekend break or a day trip, experience authentic Italia with romantic viewpoints, artistic masterpieces, and Florentine steak in the cradle of the Renaissance...

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9 wild and wonderful things to do in Chile

From kayaking alongside glaciers to sandboarding in the Atacama Desert, the list of outdoor adventures in Chile is as long and wild as its incredible coast...

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Drink it in! 7 beautiful British beer gardens to relax in this summer

The sun is out and the heat is on. Stay replenished with these great British pubs that serve up hearty food and a fine selection of chilled beverages – with a picturesque backdrop to soak in the sun...

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Britain's 7 most scenic rail journeys

Charming coastal views, jaw-dropping viaducts and National Park peaks – there's adventure around every corner on these unforgettable UK train journeys...

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Pura vida! 5 off-beat island adventures in Costa Rica

Venture beyond Costa Rica’s mainland to discover wildlife wonders, underwater worlds, and hidden treasures that lie an island hop offshore…

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