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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 January 2018

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to seize the day and explore the world? Now is the time to start planning

City highlight: Brisbane

Glorious year-round sunshine, a packed events calendar, splendid scenery and friendly locals make Brisbane a top destination for backpackers and families alike

Top 5 Islands on Australia’s East Coast

For backpackers touring Australia's East Coast, tear up the usual itinerary, get adventurous and explore these top five East Coast islands

Christmas in Zurich

From mulled wine and chocolate treats, to impressive Christmas trees and sparkly festive lights, Christmas in Zurich is a magical occasion

City highlight: Warsaw

Epic nightlife, rich history and fascinating culture make Warsaw, Poland’s capital, an exciting city to visit and explore

Food and Drink


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

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

Hungarian food is not for the faint-hearted, from deep-fried treats to an abundance of sour-cream, loosen your belt now for the top 10 things to try in Budapest

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

With a pleasing mix of locally sourced and contemporary cuisine, Dubrovnik is the foodie pearl of the Dalmatian coast

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

Blessed with fertile soil and an abundance of fish, Tenerife offers an eclectic sampling of stews, fish and wines for you to enjoy

New York City food & drink guide: 10 things to try in New York City

New York City is packed with restaurants from around the world, from delis to diners, street vendors to celebrity restaurants, here are the top 10 things to try

City Guides



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


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

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


Surrounded by a sumptuous array of tropical beaches strewn with soft silky sands, the sophisticated, cosmopolitan city of Honolulu is the buzzing heart of Hawaii


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

Country/ State/ Region Guides



Prepare for epic mountain ranges, great plains, enchanting national parks, ancient ruins, lively cities, and lavish ski resorts: Colorado will knock your socks off


You could spend a lifetime’s worth of holidays in France and still not feel you’d done the country justice. It remains one of the planet’s most visited tourist destination


A small dot in the Atlantic between Scandinavia and America, Iceland has built an impressive tourist industry from its abundant natural wonders


Madagascar floats off the coast of Mozambique, in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, and is home to some of the weirdest, most wonderful wildlife in existence


There is so much to see and do in Mongolia, from the stunning scenery and wildlife of mountains and deserts to the emerging luxury hotels and restaurants of capital Ulaanbaatar