Rosie Fitzgerald

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8 of the the best things to do in Ecuador

Dubbed by locals as ‘four countries in one’, Ecuador truly is a land of contrasts. Venture up volcanoes, encounter wildlife in the Galápagos, wander at the waterfalls, and explore Amazon rainforest

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7 of the best things to do in Laos

Laos is often overlooked by visitors to its neighbouring countries. But with gilded temples, stunning scenery and one of Asia's most epic waterfalls, there’s every reason to visit Asia's best kept secret

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8 of the best things to do in Jordan

Petra is a given. But there are many more reasons to visit this biblical country than the city that gives Jordan its fame, with the stars of Wadi Rum and diving in the Red Sea being just a few of them…

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7 things you must do in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang has stolen your hearts again, winning Top City in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. From its verdant views atop Mount Phou Si to the gilded splendour of the temples, we can see why...

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8 record-breaking female explorers who changed the world of travel

When it comes to adventurers, men dominate the history books. As International Women’s Day approaches, we're celebrating inspirational female explorers, past and present...

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9 of the best things to do in El Salvador

26 years on from its civil war, El Salvador is looking towards a brighter future. With stunning scenery, fascinating history, beautiful beaches and abundant bird life, there’s every reason to visit now...

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19 things to do for free in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's been hailed one of the most expensive places in the world. But with free hikes, temples, art shows and markets, there’s plenty of fun to be had here without spending a penny...

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21 fantastic and free things to do in Singapore

Recently found to be one of the most expensive places in the world, the price may put some travellers off Singapore. But with parks, hikes and public art, some of the best things to do here are free...

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12 of the best pub gardens in London

There's Georgian courtyards in north London, bustling beer gardens in the south, west London's secret retreats and park-side boozers in the east. These are London locals' favourite pub gardens...

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The 7 wonders of Wales

A lot has changed since an 18th century traveller penned a poem that decided the seven wonders of Wales, but the beauty and appeal of these Welsh landmarks has stood the test of time...

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11 essential tips for solo female travel in London

London's considered a safe option for women travelling alone, but here's how to make sure your solo trip is as enjoyable and comfortable as possible...

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Cool accommodation: 10 hotels made entirely of ice

Sleep under giant ice sculptures, eat from frozen plates and have a go at building your own igloo for the night. Whichever hotel you choose, be sure to brace yourself for the cold...

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9 of the very best things to do in Madeira

Famous for its cake, wine and Cristiano Ronaldo’s right foot, the Portuguese island of Madeira offers year-round adventure. Here's what to see and do while you're there...

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7 amazing things you must do in Suriname

Little-visited and sandwiched between French Guiana and Guyana, Suriname offers up some incredible, adventurous experiences. Here's the best things to do during your stay...

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7 reasons you should visit Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

There’s every reason to explore Cat Ba Island in Vietnam: history, hikes and views for days. Simply hop on a boat to have Halong Bay, and the lesser-known Lan Ha Bay, at your fingertips, too...

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Siem Reap, Cambodia: The ultimate Wanderlust guide

Travel to Siem Reap in Cambodia is usually tied in with visiting Angkor Wat. But there's much more to see and do in this city, including sacred waterfalls, floating villages and marvellous markets...

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Nature, culture and adventure: 9 of the best experiences in South Africa

Safari at sunrise to spot the Big Five. Look down at Cape Town from the top of Table Mountain. Taste a bunny chow. Discover culture, history and tradition. Here's the best things to do in South Africa...

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5 UNESCO sites in South-East Asia you haven’t heard of (and 1 you definitely have)

Think you know your UNESCO World Heritage sites? Think again. Here are five UNESCO sites in South-East Asia we bet you haven't heard of. How many have you ticked off?

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A road trip around Utah's scenic Yellowstone Loop

The nearly 2,000km scenic Yellowstone Loop starts and ends in Salt Lake City in Utah, winding through Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Here, we show you how to drive Utah's sections of this iconic road trip...

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6 reasons you should challenge yourself with a charity trek in Namibia

Alabaré’s Homes for Veterans are inviting you on an adventure of a lifetime: to trek 130 miles across Namibia with Ken Hames MBE to raise funds for vulnerable veterans. Here’s what you can expect...

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A guide to the Dominican Republic

From where to stay and what to eat to where to watch wildlife and adventurous things to do, we've teamed up with Club Med to give you everything you need to know before heading to the Dominican Republic...

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