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Africa, Deals   30 Jan, 2012, 17:55
How to save money and still have a wonderful holiday  
Theresa Semackor

An irritating recession is no reason to put off your annual vacation. Theresa Semackor knows how to travel on a budget.

Europe   28 Jan, 2012, 17:39
The road to Chawton: a young Janeite’s pilgrimage  
Julia O'Connor

Jane Austen fans flock to see the author’s home at Chawton, usually on organised tours. Julia O’Connor braves the UK’s notoriously complicated and expensive public transport system and completes the journey in authentic Victorian style – on foot.

Asia Pacific   28 Jan, 2012, 15:48
Changing a country: how tourism is twisting Cambodia  
Adam O'Hern

Tourism is certainly helping Cambodia’s fast-growing economy, and helping the country rise above its turbulent past, but Adam O’Hern finds worrying signs of how the boom in western visitors is now eroding a traditional Khmer way of life.

Americas   28 Jan, 2012, 15:20
A pilgrimage along New Orleans’ Royal Road  
Lorne Blumer

Lorne Blumer loves the southern city of New Orleans. And proves it with this atmospheric dispatch from America’s frontline of fun.

Europe   27 Jan, 2012, 11:32
A nautical day out in Portsmouth  
Jonathan Hunter

To experience Britain’s maritime heritage the best place to visit is Portsmouth, surely the most important naval base in England. Jonathan Hunter tours the museums on offer and finds history on show at every turn.

Europe   17 Jan, 2012, 15:10
Go wild in the woods: canoeing Sweden’s backlands  
Bob Carter

Bob Carter gets to grips with western Sweden when he teams up with three friends for a six-day expedition in a Canadian canoe. Days on the lakes and nights in a hammock prove to the perfect way to travel through the the Bergslagen region.

Europe   17 Jan, 2012, 14:49
The cliffs of Ireland: look before you leap  
Sharon Goott Nissim

The countless winding roads of the ‘Emerald Isle’ easily outwit Sharon Goott Nissim’s GPS navigator. So the planned highlights she’d hoped to see are replaced with an unplanned tour – and a much more interesting experience.

Central Asia   17 Jan, 2012, 14:31
Don’t judge a country by its government: Burma, now  
Andy Knight

Forget tourist embargoes: they haven’t worked and never will. As Myanmar’s repressive regime crumbles Andy Knight flies into Burma and checks out the situation on the ground.

Europe   17 Jan, 2012, 13:58
Summer, 1911 and a motorbike ride across England  
Maurice Coggin

A hundred years ago Maurice Coggin, aged 19, set off from Eastbourne to ride across England on a newly-bought ‘Premier’ motorbike. But the first British bikes were not reliable machines, and after a full day on the road he is forced to continue by train.

Europe   2 Jan, 2012, 16:25
Lichtenstein, a country so small it fits into a pocket  
Jason Smart

Jason Smart ticks of the eightieth country he’s visited but I think he’s cheating. One of the smallest states in Europe, best known for postage stamps, should hardly count. But – he’s done his research – it has its very own beer.

Asia Pacific   2 Jan, 2012, 13:22
Is Thailand getting tired of tourists?  
Allan Cross

After planning retirement in Southeast Asia’s most visited nation, Allan Cross begins to see steel behind the smiles. Western visitors, he says, should be aware that it’s not such a carefree place and the potential for civil unrest simmers below the surface.

Americas   2 Jan, 2012, 11:46
Christmas shopping and sights: winter in New York  
Ashleigh Powell

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas to Ashleigh Powell, with toys in every store and New York’s iconic attractions close at hand.

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