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World Travel Guide


Editorial Foreword

  The World Travel Guide (WTG) is the flagship digital consumer brand within the Columbus Travel Media portfolio. Available in English, German, French and Spanish versions, the WTG provides detailed and accurate travel content designed to inspire global travellers. It covers all aspects, from cities to airports, cruise ports to ski and beach resorts, attractions to events, and it also includes offbeat travel news, stories, quizzes and guides for adventurous travellers.

Travel Features


Where to go on holiday in February 2018

February may be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be chock full of travelling and here are our recommendations

City Highlight: Fez

Bustling markets, vibrant history, and the walled-in medina of Fès el-Bali make Fez a prime spot for adventure-seeking travellers

City Highlight: Nice

With its sunny weather, gorgeous green spaces and handsome Old Town, Nice makes the perfect gateway for a French Riviera beach holiday

Top 5 family ski holiday destinations

Planning a family ski holiday? Pick the resort that best suits your needs with our guide to family-friendly ski resorts

City highlight: Honolulu

Synonymous with white sands, lei garlands and brilliant sunshine, Honolulu is a bucket-list holiday destination and here are some useful travel tips

Food and Drink


Fez food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Fez, Morocco

As Morocco’s culinary capital where Arabic, Berber and Mediterranean influences combine, Fez offers you the perfect balance between sweet and savoury sensations

San Diego Restaurant Week

The annual San Diego Restaurant week takes place from 21 to 28 January 2018

Nice food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Nice, France

In a country known for its refined cuisine, Nice stands out with its fresh seafood and tasty regional specialities, so get ready for the flavours of Nice

Honolulu food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu is where Polynesian, Japanese and American influences combine to create a delectable cuisine and offer you a unique eating and drinking experience

Brisbane food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Brisbane

Brisbane is a foodie paradise. From fantastic Asian street food to modern Australian dishes, this Brisbane food & drink guide shows you where to eat & drink

City Guides



Dominated by the mighty Brisbane River, Queensland’s vibrant capital, Brisbane, is a laid-back city with a cheeky attitude


"Why did you have to come to Casablanca? There are other places." Humphrey Bogart's plea to Ingrid Bergman in the classic film Casablanca rings true for many tourists today


With massive urban sprawl and a reputation for being the cold Lombard capital, Milan doesn’t feel like a quintessentially Italian metropolis, but with settlers from all over the country making their home here, visitors will find all of Italy in one city


With the Mediterranean lapping at its shores, Nice’s prime position on the Côte d’Azur is its biggest draw for tourists. Don’t expect miles of golden sand – the beach is stony and rugged, though invariably packed with bronzed sunbathers


Valletta is one of Europe’s great architectural showpieces. It’s often described as an open-air museum, and after 7,000 years of history, it still stands as one of the world’s best preserved fortified cities

Country/ State/ Region Guides


Antigua and Barbuda

“We have 365 beaches here – one for every day of the year.” If you were given a dollar every time you heard that in Antigua, your holiday would surely be paid for


Though Ethiopia’s reputation remains somewhat tarnished by its turbulent history, tourists are returning to the country in increasing numbers, eager to explore


Travelling around Italy remains one of those rare experiences in life – like a perfect spring day or the power of first love – that can never be overrated


Officially the highest country on Earth, lofty Nepal is commonly referred to as the “roof of the world.” That seems like a fitting moniker for this Himalayan nation, where snow-capped mountains disappear into the clouds like stairways to heaven


With its reputation for violence and political instability, many travellers opt to give Venezuela a wide berth