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  The World Travel Guide (WTG) is the flagship digital consumer brand within the Columbus Travel Media portfolio. Available in English, German 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.

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Aurora borealis

The wild camping survival guide

Forget designated campsites – wild camping is all about going off the grid. This guide covers what you need to know before your adventure

Overwater bungalows in Tahiti, French Polynesia

Where to go on holiday in July 2019

From music festivals in Copenhagen to camel racing in the Australian outback, and sun-drenched Guernsey to exotic Tahiti, we’ve got July’s best holidays nailed

Boston with a twist

Lace up your shoes, unique Boston experiences are only a walk away, writes Lucy Levin

Copenhagen, Denmark

City Highlight: Copenhagen

One of our writers said Copenhagen is like sunshine on roses - beautiful and sophisticated, it makes your heart melt like butter on a hot pavement

Rio Celeste waterfall, Costa Rica

16 things to know before travelling to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a vibrant chunk of the Central American isthmus and these helpful travel tips will help to prepare you for the trip of a lifetime

Food and Drink

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Dublin food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Dublin, Ireland

Traditional Irish food like stew, boxty pancakes, coddle and colcannon are best savoured in the pubs of Dublin, along with a pint of Guinness

Slovakian wine

Navigating the world of Slovak wine

Over time, the southern part of Slovakia has been perfecting the art of wine production, specialising in unusually dry and sweet varieties

Bangkok food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Bangkok, Thailand

From steamy street stalls to sophisticated Michelin-starred restaurants, Bangkok is every foodie’s dream

Mumbai food and drink guide

Mumbai food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Mumbai, India

In a city jam-packed with over 20 million people and almost as many food stalls, how do you even begin selecting from the mind-boggling array of food?

San Francisco food & drink guide: 10 things to try in San Francisco

A trendy cultural hub that brings depth and diversity in its cuisine, San Francisco is of the culinary capitals of America, here are 10 things you can’t miss

City Guides

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Copenhagen

Acknowledged as one of the world's greenest cities, Copenhagen has much of its centre reserved for pedestrians, enforces strict climate policies and bikes outnumber cars on the street. It is also packed with quirky attractions and a skyline dominated by delicate spires rather than hulking skyscrapers typical of other modern cities

Medersa Bou Inania, Fez, Morocco

Fes

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

Geneva

The most famously cosmopolitan city in Switzerland thanks to the presence of the UN, Geneva doesn’t disappoint. First, there’s the prime location slap-bang in the heart of Europe and framed by the snow-capped peaks of the Jura Alps. Then, there’s the magnificent Lake Geneva (Lac Léman to locals) that still provides a hub for city life, as well as the location for the city’s most famous monument, the towering Jet d’Eau

Basilica Quito, Ecuador

Quito

Once a stepping stone for the Galapagos Islands, travellers are now unearthing the colonial charm and cosmopolitan buzz of Ecuador’s proud epicentre, Quito

Singapore

The city-state of Singapore, blending a heady mix of Asian cultures with a constant drive for progress, has been hosting travellers from around the world since Stamford Raffles established it as a trading post of the British East India Company in 1819

Country/ State/ Region Guides

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Manama, Bahrain

Bahrain

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

Denmark

Consistently ranked in the top three of the world's happiest nations, Denmark is a prosperous country with strong social benefits and low income inequality ratings

Mt Jefferson, Oregon travel guide

Oregon

Oregon doesn’t have to try hard: it has one of the hippest cities on the planet, snow-tipped volcanoes, a phenomenal coastline and more breweries per capita than any other US state

Cathedral Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain

Spain

From riotous fiestas and sizzling cuisine to world-class museums and cutting-edge art galleries, there's a reason why Spain endures as one of the world's most popular destinations. Like the country's famous tapas, Spain itself is a tempting smorgasbord of bustling cities, scenic countryside and sunny islands, which visitors can nibble away at on repeat trips or consume in one giant feast

Sri Lanka

Southern India meets Buddhist Asia; Sri Lanka is a land of ancient ruins and religious relics, palm-fringed beaches and colourful reefs, balmy rainforests and local legends