Take your snow weekend to new heights

Stay on snow, avoid the crowds and take a hike in the backcountry.

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Paradise on red earth

Most people recognise the US state of Arizona by the red dust and cacti dominating the landscape. But in Sedona, a neighbouring city to the…

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City guide – Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populated city in the US state of Arizona. The greater city area connects to its neighbouring town Scottsdale, and…

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City guide – Kolkata

The name may have changed, but Kolkata, formerly known by its British imperialist name Calcutta, remains India’s most inviting city. The former capital of the…

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Himalayan high

Take your creature comforts with you on this stunning hike in the Indian highlands.

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All the way to the bank

Enjoy Istanbul in style by staying at a grand former financial institution and unwinding in its Turkish baths. 

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City guide – Istanbul

Shaken in recent years by terrorism and political turmoil, the buzz is returning to Istanbul. With three millennia of history, exquisite Islamic architecture, mouth-watering cuisine…

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City guide – Osaka

Japan can seem an overwhelming place to visit, with its neon-flooded cities, K-pop, crowds, and bizarre anime-themed attractions. Where in this nation of 126 million…

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The height of cool

In a Japanese mountain town laden with more than 11 metres of snow every year, travel editor Kate Allman finds the coolest place to stay.

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City guide – Seattle

A round-up of the very best to do in Seattle. Seattle is booming. With Amazon, Google and Microsoft all expanding their operations here – not to…

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