The Best Hotels Around the World for Stargazing

While a robust space tourism industry is on its way to becoming reality, it's still going to be pretty expensive — we're talking at least a few hundred thousand dollars — for quite some time. But that doesn't mean you'll be left in the dust when it comes to seeing…

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The Best Small Towns in the U.S. to See Fall Foliage

There's something magical about watching nature transition from one season to the next, and the shift from summer greens to the vibrant yellows, oranges, and reds of fall is especially stunning. Autumn reminds us that change is imminent — and natural. And while it can be short-lived, there is no…

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Bitesized guide: Sardinia

The fourth installation of our bitesized guide series to the Mediterranean's finest islands sees us sail over to the Italian gem of Sardinia. Why go? With around 300 days of sunshine a year, Sardinia is a pocket of craggy shorelines and flower-strewn hillsides in the middle of the Mediterranean. White-sand…

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Bitesized guide: The Big Chill

It's time for our fourth instalment of bitesized guides to the best UK music festivals. In its 15th year and one of the summer's most diverse and creative festivals, The Big Chill is the place to go to enjoy all kinds of music: folk, rock, baroque, pop, reggae. Name it…

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Bitesized guide: Manhattan

For the fourth instalment of our bitesized guides to New York's boroughs, we explore Manhattan, home to the city's greatest attractions, straight-from-the-movies sights and host to the most visitors. Why go? Manhattan is why people come to New York – the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Times…

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How to Volunteer While Traveling With Your Kids

When Jodi Lipson's daughter was seven, the duo embarked on a mommy-daughter adventure — and no, they didn't travel to Disneyland. For one week, the pair did maintenance work at a hostel in Peru and helped local schoolchildren learn English. They soon worked on three more projects with volunteer organization…

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Top five alternative romantic destinations

This Valentine's Day, forget Paris. Rome is such a cliché. And there's nothing romantic about Venetian gondolas when a thousand other couples are doing it too. True romance requires a dash of originality so head to one of our top alternative romantic destinations. Brighton Cuddling up on the pier to eat…

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Children’s Christmas holidays

Our pick of the best children's Christmas and winter holidays, from visiting Father Christmas to sleeping in a real igloo. If we believe our grandparents, the British weather just doesn’t do Christmas like it used to. A white Christmas is a rarity these days, meaning that millions of kids grow up without ever…

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