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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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Child enjoying candy apple Christmas market

Top 10 Christmas markets in Europe

Head to one of these markets in the run-up to Christmas and experience all the delights the season has to offer

Colombian coffee berries

Colombia’s coffee paradise

Rumour has it that Colombians love their coffee more than anyone else, so the team at WorldTravelGuide.net goes to Zona Cafetera (Coffee Zone) to investigate

English style house in Thames Town

Top 5: China's bizarre copycat cities

China’s “knock-off” cities, built to resemble famous European and American cities like Venice and New York, have become tourist attractions in their own right

Vienna Christmas market

Vienna in December

Vienna transforms into an enchanting winter wonderland every December, so find out what you can do this holiday season in Vienna

Central market square with old colourful houses in Wrocław, Poland

10 things to see and do in Wrocław

With a feast of baroque architecture and Poland's liveliest nightlife, Wrocław is a winning city for more intrepid travellers

Food and Drink

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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

Pilsner Beer

A guide to pilsner

Pilsner is widely regarded as one of the best beers in the world and this quick guide tells you why

Weird world Food - Century Egg

Weird world foods

Travellers with an adventurous appetite and a strong stomach can seek out these nine weird and wonderful delicacies from around the world

Wine grapes in PB Valley Khao Yai

Thai Wine – A remarkable success story

A feat to be admired, we take you through Thai wine’s remarkable journey to success

Dead of the Dead celebration

A celebration of life: all you need to know about the Day of the Dead

Streets in Mexico burst alive with color and merriment for the annual Day of the Dead, and we celebrate with a fine bottle of Altos tequila

City Guides

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Australia Adelaide Barossa.

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

Acropolis in Athens, Greece

Athens

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

Cairo

Beacons of tourism since the dawn of history,Cairo possess an enduring appeal. Just southwest of Cairo, a patch of Giza desert offers Khufu’s Great Pyramid, plus the iconic Sphinx

Mousque of Al-aqsa (Dome of the Rock) in Old Town - Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem

With over 3,000 years of history, Israel’s largest city and the spiritual centre of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian religions, Jerusalem is a truly unique destination. Nestled in the Judean Hills on the edge of the desert, for centuries the so-called Golden City has stood as the most worshipped, fought-over and loved city in the world

Tunis

With its bustling medina and even busier harbour, Tunis is a city with a vibrant heart, but it's the combination of Arabic, African and European traditions that make the Tunisia capital an invigorating visit

Country/ State/ Region Guides

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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

Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park

Canada

Whether you’re a hardcore adrenaline junkie, a wildlife enthusiast or a city slicker looking for cutting-edge culture, Canada ticks all the boxes. The world’s second-largest country (by total area) racks up an astonishing diversity of landscapes; the vast Canadian Prairies rise abruptly to the glacier-topped Rocky Mountains; rugged, unspoiled coastlines give way to immense forests and emerald lakes; and Arctic waters lap upon frozen tundra

India

India is a beautiful and bamboozling place, an endlessly fascinating country that is often challenging and always surprising

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

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