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Honolulu is the capital of the state of Hawaii and is located on the southern shore of the island of Oahu. It is known for its iconic crescent beaches, laid-back lifestyle and epic waves, which attract the world’s top surfers as well as keen amateurs. Read on for our picks of the best surf spots in the world’s surfing capital.

Ala Moana Bowls

Ala Moana Bowls is a popular spot among resident surfers, and is best suited to intermediates and professionals. Waves are typically 1ft to 4ft high (0.3m to 1.2m), but can reach up to 12ft (3.6m) on windy days. The convenient…


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All of these wonderful cities are green destinations where cutting-edge urban culture can be enjoyed alongside the outdoors. Interestingly, almost all of them are water-linked cities.

By Ania Manczyk

Copenhagen

Copenhagen has won so many awards for its eco-credentials over the years that it is becoming almost boring. However, with its extensive cycling infrastructure and the option to swim in pristine harbor waters right in the center of town, it’s difficult not to be impressed. Queen Louise’s Bridge is the busiest cycling route in the West, with an estimated 35,000 cyclists during rush hour. Green in Denmark equals cool and hip. …


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Thanks to its world-renowned ski slopes, incredible range of hiking trails and crisp mountain air, Jackson Hole will keep the whole family happy throughout the seasons. Here are the five best family-friendly hotels that even adults will love, from cozy cabin-style lodging to luxurious tents.

Surrounded by wilderness, Jackson Hole might be considered the ultimate adventure playground. However, this hidden treasure isn’t just for thrill-seekers; Jackson Hole also plays host to many kid-friendly activities, including wildlife safaris, camping and educational programs for even the youngest of aspiring park rangers.

Snake River Lodge and Spa

Snake River Lodge, nestled below the mountains in Teton Village, features…


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When talking about the Cotswolds, it’s easy to run out of superlatives to describe how beautiful it really is. Famous for its distinctive landscape of green rolling hills, honey-coloured cottages, beautiful woodland, ancient churches and grand manor houses, it can be hard to know where to start when exploring the area. Here are some of the most gorgeous spots the Cotswolds has to offer.

The Slaughters


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There aren’t many destinations around the world that can match Florida’s populist appeal. Families, couples and solo travelers are certain to have a good time in the Sunshine State, and our latest guide will take you around some of the best places to visit on your next trip to the USA.

Florida is huge. The state, which sits on the southeastern tip of the country has an extensive coastline on the Atlantic Ocean and is home to a great mix of cultural influences. Many tourists head to Orlando, which has rightly earned a reputation as the theme park capital of…


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In a country marked by a vast stretch of diverse terrain, the USA offers plenty of spectacular road trip options through some of the nation’s most stunning natural settings.

In the winter, majestic natural treasures are enhanced by glistening ice-slicked trees, snow-capped peaks and a blanket of white scenery. Taking a drive at this time of year provides a glimpse into the wondrous beauty of winter without having to leave the car, and with crowds at a minimum, views are accompanied by an air of tranquility. …


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Las Vegas has no problem standing out, whether it’s with the nightlife, the showgirls, or the “what happens here, stays here” attitude it’s famous for. The city’s propensity for novelty permeates its culture, from entertainment down to the unusual museums it offers.

In a city that’s ever-changing, you’ll always find strange things to do in Las Vegas. While there are plenty of activities in the city, visiting unique places should be a part of your itinerary. Find out more about the quirky side of Sin City with our guide of unusual things to do in Las Vegas

Bodies: The Exhibition

A museum full…


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Mother Nature has always had a knack for astonishing us. Whether it’s the majestic mountains towering high above the clouds, vast forests painted green with moss or underground caves studded with Earth’s crystals, the most grandiose expressions of untamed beauty and awe are those created by our planet. Surreal and mind-boggling, here are America’s wildest sights.

The Wave, Arizona


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Slow travel allows us to experience different destinations in a way that is both relaxing and enriching. It’s all about forgoing hectic city itineraries and whistlestop tours of never-seen-before destinations in favour of taking the time to actually get to know them — embracing the local culture and different ways of life. From road trips in California to exploring Kyoto by bike, here’s our pick.

Slow travel doesn’t have to be in an exotic destination; it could be as simple as visiting your nearest seaside town or national park, or even taking the scenic but slightly longer route to your…


The Prussian-born architect revolutionized the way some structures were built.

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By Tim Marklew.

In the early 20th century, as Detroit became one of the world’s foremost cities, one man distinguished himself as the greatest industrial architect of his age. Across a more than 50-year career, Albert Kahn revolutionized how manufacturing buildings were designed and constructed, and he produced a large number of Detroit’s most significant and beloved structures.

Kahn was born in Prussia (present-day Germany) in 1869 and immigrated to Detroit when he was 11 years old. …

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