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Editorial Foreword

  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.

Travel Features

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Bruce Lee Street Art

From vandalism to masterpiece: Malaysia’s street art revolution

Street artists who would have once been arrested for vandalism in Malaysia now count among the country's rising creative stars

Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Indonesian island hopping: 10 of the best islands

Indonesia’s accessible island chains allow travellers in search of blissful beach scenes and tropical adventure to island-hop to their heart’s content

Should ‘we’ visit indigenous communities?

Visiting an indigenous community can offer great insight into local customs and cultures, but who is benefiting? World Travel Guide investigates

Camping in England’s churches

Since the initiative launched in 2015, the unique concept of “Champing™” has become increasingly more popular across England

Traveling on a budget

Holiday on a budget: 21 great travel tips

If you’re craving a break but feeling the squeeze, don’t panic. It’s possible to travel on a budget without compromising on quality

Food and Drink

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London food and drink guide

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

Widely regarded as one of the most diverse cities in the world, London’s culinary scene offers an eclectic mixture of classic British and modern, multicultural cuisine

Pho

Everything you need to know about pho

Although simple in theory, this traditional noodle-based soup packs a flavourful punch and has surpassed the street food stalls of Vietnam

Taipei food, Taiwan

Taipei food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Taipei, Taiwan

As one of the travel world’s most underrated gems, Taiwan’s capital delivers on culture, diversity, history and, most importantly for foodies, cuisine

Mercato Centrale Roma

Mercato Centrale Roma

There’s no better place to get acquainted with Italian cuisine than within Mercato Centrale Roma – a unique marketplace and a celebration of culinary excellence

Prague food & drink guide: 10 things to try in Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is one of Europe’s hottest travel destinations – and its sugary-based cuisine, in particular, keeps travellers coming back for more

City Guides

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Adelaide city skyline - Adelaide city travel guide

Adelaide

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

Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca

"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

Hagia Sophia Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul

Istanbul's amazing cultural heritage is in part due to its location straddling the Bosphorus Strait. At a crucial confluence where Europe meets Asia Minor, the city can legitimately claim to be the point at which east meets west

Philadelphia Skyline, Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphia

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

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

Country/ State/ Region Guides

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Sydney, Australia

Australia

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 has personality in spades, landscapes to die for and more than its fair share of sunshine

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Steaming rainforest, iridescent hummingbirds, smouldering volcanoes, tumbling rivers, and miles of palm-fringed sandy beaches: if Mother Nature can ever be accused of showing off, it is in Costa Rica. Sat just north of the equator, this verdant chunk of the Central American isthmus is one of the most bio-diverse spots on the planet

Fiji

A friendly Fijian welcome and broad smiles await you in this tropical paradise of beautiful beaches, glowing blue lagoons and swaying palm trees. Renowned for stunning sunsets, breathtaking waterfalls, awesome surf and pristine rainforests, Fiji unsurprisingly draws thousands of visitors to its shores each year

Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya

Lions and leopards are just part of the landscape in Kenya, one of East Africa's favourite safari destination. More than 40 national parks and nature reserves are scattered between Lake Victoria and the Indian Ocean, covering every imaginable landscape and featuring just about every animal in Africa: from aardvarks to zebras

Seychelles

Clichéd or not, the islands of Seychelles are about as close to paradise as you can get: once you have felt the sand between your toes and paddled in the crystal clear waters here, beach holidays will never be the same again