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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: Lima

Sunny beaches, lively heritage, ornate cathedrals, and otherworldly pre-Columbian ruins make Lima an exceptionally exotic getaway

Where to go on holiday in April 2018

Polish off your Easter chocolate and start packing – April is a cheap month to travel and we recommend Seville, Prague, Perth and Madagascar

Join the High Society at the Rijksmuseum

With the Rijksmuseum’s High Society exhibition recently opened to the public on March 8, Zahia Siab gives us a sneak peak of what to expect

Las Fallas: Burning Valencia to the ground

Valencia welcomes Spring each year with the fiery Las Fallas fiesta that sees this coastal Spanish city going up in flames

City Highlight: Lisbon

With its colourful tiles, cobbled streets and crystal-clear skies, Portugal’s capital Lisbon enchants - and don’t forget to try its famous custard tart

Food and Drink


Lima food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Lima, Peru

Zesty and colourful, Lima’s cuisine will leave any traveller in taste bud bliss with traditional Peruvian dishes and decadent street food selections

7 must-try wine experiences in Sicily

WorldTravelGuide works with Wine Paths to unearth the seven must-try wine experiences in the sun-kissed Sicily

Lisbon food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Lisbon, Portugal

For savoury flavours, fresh seafood and a bit of adventure, read on for the top 10 tasty indulgences of Portugal’s picturesque capital, Lisbon

Go beyond the cellar door and explore Victoria’s undiscovered wine regions

Experience warm hospitality, stunning scenery and fresh alpine air on a two-day Australian wine tour in the high country of Victoria’s northeast

Cairo food & drink: 10 things to try in Cairo, Egypt

For those who love savoury and well-spiced dishes, Egyptian food is a blessing, so prepare your stomach for the top 10 dishes to try in Cairo

City Guides



Amsterdam is more than just coffee shops, it has an amalgam of canals, vintage bicycles, idyllic parks and scintillating galleries


"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 over 3,000 years of history, Israel’s largest city and the spiritual centre of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian religions, Jerusalem is a truly unique destination. Nestled in the Judean Hills on the edge of the desert, for centuries the so-called Golden City has stood as the most worshipped, fought-over and loved city in the world


Despite the Soviet past, today’s Moscow is a dynamic, cutting-edge city – and the most populous in Europe. Well-heeled Muscovites flaunt their wealth by sipping Champagne with sushi at elite restaurants and shopping for designer labels at frighteningly expensive boutiques


Urban buzz meets nature in Vancouver, a multicultural oceanside city on the edge of the wilderness of forested mountains

Country/ State/ Region Guides



Australia is a land of savage beauty, big adventure and even bigger horizons. There are good reasons why the country finds itself touted as one of the ultimate travel getaways


It’s easy to see why Lawrence of Arabia was so taken with Jordan. Probably the most appealing destination in the Middle East , this ancient Arab kingdom is a hospitable land packed with epic scenery and momentous relics


Officially known as the Republic of Latvia, this small nation remained tucked behind the Iron Curtain until the early nineties. Today it is one of the most visited countries in the Baltics and lures visitors with its dramatic landscapes and rich heritage


As flat as a local pannenkoek, the Netherlands is a land of colourful tulip fields and canals, sophisticated cities and some of the most striking coastline in Northern Europe


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