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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: Philadelphia

Philadelphia is more than just a beacon of American liberty, it's vibrant art scene, diverse population and world-class museums all add to its appeal

Where to go on holiday in July 2018

If the summer you’ve been waiting for hasn’t arrived, then it’s time to make a trip to one of our recommended July destinations

A glorious break in Guernsey

Sail to Guernsey, an island in the English Channel, on a Condor ferry and be richly rewarded with historical sights and fine beaches, writes Vivien Yap

City Highlight: Stockholm

Find a city-break escape in Stockholm: a spired skyline ensconced in an archipelago with world-class museums, succulent meatballs and refined heritage

10 of the best coffeeshops in Amsterdam

From kooky and psychedelic to laid-back and intimate, Gavin Haines rounds up ten of the best places in Amsterdam to smoke a legal joint

Food and Drink


Milan food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Milan, Italy

Whether a hearty stew or a creamy risotto, almost every dish in Milan comes with a tale of its invention, making the city’s cuisine extraordinary in both taste and history

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

Stockholm food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Stockholm, Sweden

Scandinavia’s slew of seafood and meat finds a home in Stockholm with its seasonal fare and lengthy smörgåsbords that exhibit dynamic Swedish culture

Moscow Food & Drink Guide: 10 Things to Try in Moscow, Russia

From hearty dumplings to colourful confectionary, Moscow serves up culinary delights to please a tsar

Amman Food & Drink Guide: 10 Things to Try in Amman, Jordan

Amman is where North African, Middle Eastern, Persian and Mediterranean influences combine to create a flavourful experience

City Guides



Greece may be undergoing a difficult period, but Athens will forever remain a European centre of culture, with stunning classical sites and world-class museums

Ho Chi Minh City

Hold on tight - Ho Chi Minh City is a metropolis that is going places. It’s the flourishing fast-mover that’s somehow secured old Saigon onto the seat of its shiny, new motorbike as it roars off into the future


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


Philadelphia is the home of significant moments in American history, but it’s also a leader in the arts and home to gorgeous green spaces, pop-up beer gardens and terrific dining

St Petersburg

A monumental city of sweeping avenues and broad canals, St Petersburg is urban Russia at its most impressive. The centuries have been kind to the city – St Petersburg looks as grand today as when Peter the Great laid the foundation stones in 1703

Country/ State/ Region Guides



Spirited Argentina, with its clamouring capital, vast pampas, delicious, food, rolling wine regions and snowy peaks, is a land bursting with adventure

Dominican Republic

Recent years have been kind to the Dominican Republic, which is now ensconced as the Caribbean’s most visited destination. It’s not hard to see why. A seemingly endless spread of white-sandy beaches and palm trees play host to a similarly sizeable range of holiday resorts


Sizzling beaches, sprawling forests, boutique vineyards and buzzing cities: think Michigan is one big car factory? Think again


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


From broad sweeps of beach overlooked by a tumble of sugar-cube houses, to grand ancient ruins and the vast, rolling dunes of the Sahara, Tunisia encapsulates everything that’s enticing about North Africa