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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.

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20 wonders underwater world

Top 20 wonders of the underwater world

From barrier reefs and blue holes to seabed sculpture parks, we don our wet suits and explore 20 of the best underwater attractions

Woman with hands on Berlin Wall

Where to go on holiday in November 2019

November is a low season in many parts of the world, so there are plenty of destinations waiting for you to discover

Road in Atlas mountains, Morocco

The complete guide to exploring the Atlas Mountains

The Atlas Mountains offer diverse scenery and here is what you need to know before visiting the Anti-Atlas, High Atlas and Middle Atlas sub-ranges

Sunset over Mongolian valley

Journey into the heart of Mongolia

Remoteness is a big part of Mongolia’s appeal, but do you know where to begin?

Central Park in Autumn

Autumn in New York

Crisp autumn air and golden leaves provide a striking backdrop for New York as the city beckons visitors with festivals and cultural highlights

Food and Drink

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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

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A five-course Diwali feast

In a delicious Diwali feast, four top Indian chefs share their favourite recipes for the Festival of Lights

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Craft beer: why do we like it so much?

Craft beer is taking the world by storm, but what actually differentiates a craft beer from a normal one?

Hot dog

The hot dog reinvented

Classic hot dogs are well-loved throughout the world, but increasingly chefs are creating unique hot dog variations that are also delectable

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

With a foot in both Europe and Asia, Istanbul’s cultural and geographical diversity collide, providing a rich and varied cuisine

City Guides

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Berlin

There's nowhere quite like Berlin. Sensual, gritty, hip and debauched, it's a colossal city with a tumultuous back-story. It also has a myriad of different faces: the staunch solidity of the Reichstag, the rainbow melee of its multicultural population, the insistent bass-thump of its numberless nightclubs

Aerial view of Eilat

Eilat

Sandwiched between the Red Sea and the mighty Negev desert, Eilat is a water sport and desert adventure paradise. The southernmost city of Israel has all the hallmarks of a fantastic sun and fun holiday like VAT-free shopping and spotless beaches

Robba fountain in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Ljubljana

Ljubljana may be compact, but it boasts a myriad of architectural styles, a picturesque Old Town and a buzzing energy that give its bountiful bars and restaurants the dynamism of a much bigger city

Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis

Memphis is known the world over as the cradle of the blues, the birthplace of rock 'n' roll and the place Elvis Presley called home. This sweet Southern Belle vies with Nashville to be the largest city in Tennessee, yet it still retains an alluring small-town feel, with a revitalised downtown teeming with energy and life

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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Antigua and Barbuda

“We have 365 beaches here – one for every day of the year.” If you were given a dollar every time you heard that in Antigua, your holiday would surely be paid for. But locals have every right to be proud of Antigua and its dashing twin, Barbuda: with their powdery beaches and swaying palms they’re the quintessence of Caribbean island idyll

Belarus

A country whose landscape is still engulfed by the memories of its Soviet past, Belarus is emerging as a trendy Eastern European hotspot - with the country slowly shedding its Communist reputation to become a budding and modern tourist destination

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

Gambia

Gambia

The Gambia may be mainland Africa's smallest nation, but it punches way above its weight in terms of attractions. With its glorious long sandy beaches, bustling architecturally-stunning towns and wealth of wildlife, it's perhaps the most striking of all West African countries. What's more, its people are kind and welcoming, giving The Gambia the reputation of being the ‘The Smiling Coast’

Tahiti

The Islands of Tahiti are known for their laid-back vibes. Expect romantic sunsets and giant curls of turquoise breaking over reefs. Remote and pristine, the islands give you a glimpse of paradise on Earth