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20 hobby holidays: niche tourism experiences around the world

 

These days, no matter what your personal interest you can find a travel experience to suit. From reading Dostoevsky to seeing art, getting crafty and drinking scotch, here are 20 niche tourism experiences worth your time Continue reading “20 hobby holidays: niche tourism experiences around the world”

Where am I? No, really. Where?

How the worst hotel I’ve ever stayed in became my all-time favourite place
Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the dump
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Palawan: Enjoy an eco stay on Lagen Island in El Nido

Want to stay in an overwater bungalow in a place that is not just pretty but has plenty of personality? Then I’ve found your ideal holiday destination (and it has the coolest airport transfer vehicle ever)

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Naoshima and beyond: Japan’s incredibly cool art islands

If you could only visit one more overseas destination in your lifetime, where would it be? For me, it would be the Setouchi Islands in the Seto Inland Sea. There, three innovative contemporary art sites hide amid some of the prettiest scenery in Japan

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Cruise review: Expedition cruising Papua New Guinea aboard the True North 

PNG’s less-chartered waters reveal a wilderness rich in history and untouched by time

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