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Follow in the Footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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24 years after the late Princess Diana made the same visit, their Royal Highnesses Prince William and his wife Catherine have made their mark on India, travelling through the cities of Mumbai, Delhi and Agra,…

13 Beautiful Reasons to Visit Iceland

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From complex vocabulary to simple slang, poetic parables to technical terms, no matter how much of a wordsmith you are, honing and sculpting your lexicon to perfection, there’s a painful truism to be acknowledged: a…

Munich Germany, Oktoberfest

Brewing the Best: The History of Bavarian Beer

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Beer is practically synonymous with Germany. Though the Teutons didn’t invent the stuff, they have (from the late Dark Ages onwards), taken it extremely seriously. So seriously, in fact, that they consider it both a…

Budapest

10 Incredible Heritage Hotels

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Blessed with a character only the passage of time can bestow, heritage hotels are invariably bastions of superlative taste. Each has its individual charms, from the grande dames of Europe to the peach-colored palaces of…

Bhutan

10 Reasons to Visit Bhutan

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Sandwiched between India and China, Bhutan wasn’t unified until the 17th century and four hundred years passed before the country’s doors were officially opened to tourists in 1974. Even today numbers are closely monitored. The…

Mostar Bridge

Exploring the Balkans with Insight Vacations Tour Director Hugh McMillan

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  Hugh McMillan may have been a late starter when it came to wanderlust, having first left Australia at 22, but he’s more than made up for it since. With a decade of travel industry…

Lisbon

Where to Visit in May

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May means different things for the two hemispheres. In the northern half, spring melts into summer, and in the southern, autumn, with all its virtues, gets into full swing. The Far East has its own…

Venice

Inside The Bauer L’Hotel in Venice

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Venice, it is said, has the highest concentration of luxury hotels in the world. However, few truly capture the city’s well-developed sense of romance more ravishingly than the Bauer L’Hotel. Founded in 1880 as the…