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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: Kathmandu

From golden stupas to snow-capped mountains that define the landscape, Kathmandu generously offers intrepid visitors a slice of Shangri-La

How to spend 24 hours in Bristol

The graffiti-splashed Bristol rewards visitors with coffee, culture and cocktails, here’s your guide for a 24-hour whistle-stop tour around the city

All You Need to Know About Swaziland’s 50/50 Celebrations

With the 50/50 Celebrations falling on 19 April, Zahia Siab headed to Swaziland to see what this epic cultural event had to offer

Iceland By Air - Iceland Sight Seeing in a Boeing 737 Max 8

Robin Brown embarks on the celebration flight of Icelandair's latest addition to their fleet, the Boeing 737 max 8

Which Caribbean island is perfect for you?

With over 7,000 islands to choose from, we pick the best for every traveller, whether you're a thrill-seeker, a romantic or a history lover

Food and Drink


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

Tel Aviv food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Tel Aviv

A delicious melting pot of cultures, Tel Aviv provides foodies with a diverse range of Middle Eastern dishes and some of the Mediterranean’s finest bites

Boston Food & Drink Guide: 10 Things to Try in Boston, USA

Boston’s culture is shaped by its geography and history, and its food is no exception, with each local dish providing a unique taste of this fascinating city

6 Unique Food & Wine Experiences in Catalonia

Indulge in wine pairing, Cava making and brandy tasting while enjoying a grand food and drink holiday in the heart of Catalonia, Spain

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

Paris distinguishes itself from the culinary pack with its timeless recipes and divine flavours that no other place in the world can quite replicate

City Guides



Hedged in by a perimeter of eucalyptus-packed Park Lands, Adelaide salivates the palates of food travellers, festival-loving partygoers and free-spirited culture lovers


Gritty, no-nonsense, and unassuming it may be, but Cleveland has grown beyond its blue-collar image as an industrial hub, to become a vibrant and ethnically diverse metropolis

Hong Kong City

At first glance, Hong Kong is nothing short of daunting: a thicket of skyscrapers perched on a South China Sea island. But the city can be one of the most engaging and beautiful urban spectacles on Earth


The protagonist in a rags-to-riches story, Latvia’s capital has embraced the vitality of the European Union, and the ensuing influx of money has transformed Riga into a wealthy, cosmopolitan metropolis with a big city buzz


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

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


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


Picturesque, pastoral scenery and rolling farmland may epitomise Ohio, but this Midwest state also dishes up buzzing cities, terrific cultural attractions and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventure

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is a fascinating country where travellers can explore remote villages, as well as enjoying spectacular diving, stunning wildlife and myriad cultures


Russia is at once breathtaking and baffling. Winston Churchill’s much-quoted line that the world’s largest nation represented “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” is as true today as it was back then