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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


City Highlight: Los Angeles

Year-round sunshine, world-famous beaches, renowned museums, and ample opportunities for celebrity-spotting make Los Angeles an ideal holiday destination

Where to go on holiday in March 2018

From glugging golden suds to basking on pristine beaches, we’ve picked four fantastic destinations for sun, fun, and adventure in March 2018

An essential guide to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, USA

Wild parties, fancy dress and colourful beads make Mardi Gras in New Orleans well worth visiting this 13 February

City Highlight: Seoul

With its glass and steel skyline, exciting nightlife and delicious cuisine, Seoul is a modern metropolis that’s well worth a visit

Getting high: 15 of the best adrenaline activities

From death-defying heights to nail-biting adventures, these adrenaline activities will definitely get your heart pumping

Food and Drink


Los Angeles food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Los Angeles, California

Large and colourful Los Angeles boasts mouthwatering dishes from around the world, from celebrity chefs to burger joints, here are the top 10 things to try

Seoul food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Seoul, South Korea

Offering traditional South Korean cuisine that’s tasty and exciting, Seoul has a diverse food scene to rival any Asian capital city

Go beyond the cellar door and discover the ultimate indulgence

Next up in our “Go Beyond the Cellar Door” series, we head down under for a selection of bucket-list-worthy experiences at some of Australia’s top wineries

Cape Town food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Cape Town, South Africa

The foodie capital of South Africa, Cape Town’s flavoursome cuisine reflects its rich cultural heritage while its award-winning wines deserve a toast

Reykjavik food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Reykjavik, Iceland

With a plethora of excellent eateries offering traditional Icelandic cuisine with a modern twist, Reykjavik is a top Scandinavian stop for foodies

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


Bordered by the foothills of the Atlas Mountains and located on the crossroads of ancient caravan routes, Fès is one of the world’s best-preserved medieval cities


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


Slick, sophisticated and fun loving, Baden-Württemberg’s capital is a zingy modern city with a small-town soul

Country/ State/ Region Guides



Beyoncé. Paul McCartney. Denzel Washington. Expect to keep good company if you’re holidaying in Anguilla, which has become something of a hangout for the rich and famous in recent years


Bahrain means ‘Two Seas’, a fitting name for an archipelago of 33 islands in the Gulf, which defines itself in relation to the water that surrounds its shallow shores


Easily one of best safari destinations in Africa, Botswana is a wild and dramatic land characterised not only by its bountiful wildlife, but also by its extraordinary scenery


A blend of Indian, African and European influences, Mauritius might be known for luxury beach breaks, but this destination will dazzle even the most discerning traveler


Like the Czech Republic minus the crowds, Slovakia may sit in the shadows of its neighbour, but the country quietly impresses with its epic alpine scenery