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  • Continent & Country United Kingdom Travel Features - Page 2 | Rough Guides
    With the weather warming up fewer tourists and lower prices than the peak summer months the beaches of the Caribbean and the Med are prime targets but there s plenty going on elsewhere From New Orleans jazz to a whale shark festival in Australia here Stephen Keeling 13 03 2014 The best places to visit in April April is a fantastic month to travel Spring in the northern hemisphere brings warmer weather making it an excellent time to soak up the early sun in Marrakesh or take in the rhododendron displays in Sikkim Over in Australia you can visit Uluru without the crowds while California s Coachella festival and Austria s Snowbombing provide partying aplenty Here Shafik Meghji 17 02 2014 19 places to go back in time Gallery Helen Abramson 16 01 2014 The best places to visit in March Whether you fancy an Aussie music festival a literary break in England or sake and sakura in Japan March is an excellent month to travel Spring breathes new life into the northern hemisphere while riotous festivals take place everywhere from Ireland to Brazil Here are our tips on the best places to visit in March See Steve Vickers 07 01 2014 20 of the world s most impressive natural phenomena Gallery Eleanor Aldridge 06 01 2014 7 useful pronunciation rules for travellers During World War II Dutch Resistance fighters exposed infiltrators by asking them to pronounce Scheveningen with its two subtly different gutturals it was a trick only native speakers could pull off The stakes of course aren t so high when you re on holiday in a new place but there is some satisfaction in not immediately revealing Adrian L 01 01 2014 22 stunning images from the Travel Photographer of the Year Awards After a search for

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  • Continent & Country United Kingdom Travel Features - Page 3 | Rough Guides
    days make it the perfect month to travel in Europe Elsewhere wildlife enthusiasts can spot whales in Iceland or bears in Yellowstone while the World Cup will be in full swing in Brazil In a bumper round up Helen Abramson and Eleanor Aldridge run Site Editor 31 10 2013 Arrivals a travel news round up Oct 10th Rough Guides writer Steve Vickers casts an eye over the big travel topics and unpicks the top stories of the week First route to the Philippines since 1998 Philippine Airlines is about to open a new route from the UK The flights from London Heathrow to Manila will be the first direct link between the UK Steve Vickers 08 10 2013 11 loos with great views White sometimes stained floor tiles and a plain usually graffitied grey door I think we can all agree this is an accurate description of your average toilet pretty boring no Have you ever been having a tinkle twiddling your thumbs and thought to yourself You know what this toilet needs A good view Well Lottie Gross 08 10 2013 The world s strangest hotels Gallery James Rice 30 09 2013 The best places to go in autumn the editors picks Gallery Lottie Gross 24 09 2013 Britain s best gardens From Kinross to Kent Britain is home to all manner of beautiful gardens ranging from wild and sprawling estates to compact tidy arrangements Here s a few of our favourites taken from Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain Aberglasney Gardens Once a grand Carmarthenshire estate Aberglasney fell on hard times during the twentieth century Site Editor 23 09 2013 10 great festivals and events across the UK From Hogmanay in Edinburgh to Bonfire Night in Lewes Britain is home to a whole range of excellent

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  • Continent & Country United Kingdom Travel Features - Page 4 | Rough Guides
    Railway journeys Relaxation Road trips Romance Shopping Structures Surfing Tourist Trail Tradition Transport Walking trekking Wildlife Winter sports Features United Kingdom Sort by Date Popularity 20 great things to do as the sun rises Gallery Olivia Rawes 13 08 2013 Where to try an Olympic sport in Britain With London 2012 and memories of the summer Olympics still resonating around the world you may be tempted to try some of the various sports and disciplines yourselves Here s five spots that offer top training for the next Olympic games Archery The perfect place for a taste of archery is undoubtedly Sherwood Forest legendary home Site Editor 29 07 2013 The UK s best beaches Gallery Tim Chester 03 06 2013 Ten great journeys in the UK As the old cliché testifies it s often the journey not the destination that s most rewarding With that in mind here s ten spectacular journeys around Britain Travelling on The Snowdon Mountain Railway Gwynedd A haunting whistle cries out across the wild Snowdonia valleys as Wyddfa one of the original 1895 steam locos leaves the Halfway station bound Site Editor 30 04 2013 Five eccentric and uniquely British experiences Britain has always tended towards the bonkers This eccentric isle harbours all manner of strange customs and weird rites if you know where to find them Here s five of our favourite unusual activities share your own below The Chap Olympiad Those who didn t excel in the athletic arts back when they were in short trousers Site Editor 22 04 2013 Top five wildlife experiences for kids Banish boredom and the are we nearly home yet blues with five of our favourite British experiences for children including safari parks underwater adventures and a healthy dollop of monkey business Africa Alive Suffolk It turns out the UK s Sunrise Coast isn t as far from Africa as you thought You need a good imagination to picture the African savannah in Site Editor 15 04 2013 Ten top drinking spots around Britain The Great British Beer Festival For five days of the year each summer the somewhat soulless exhibition centre in Earls Court is transformed into a giant pub pictured above Or at least that s what it feels like Gone are the trade stalls and suited delegates replaced by an army of mostly bearded volunteers manning hundreds Site Editor 03 04 2013 12 top destinations for art holidays in Britain If you fancy indulging your inner artist on your next British break try one of these excellent galleries and art spaces across Britain The Baltic Newcastle Towering over the Tyne is Baltic Gateshead s striking contemporary art centre Still emblazoned with the words Baltic Flour Mills this uncompromisingly modernist building has just as much presence as Site Editor 02 04 2013 Wet wild twelve watery adventures across Britain From sailing to surfing canoeing and coasteering here s our twelve favourite ways to get wet across Britain Surfing the Severn Bore The Severn Bore pictured

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  • Continent & Country United Kingdom Travel Features - Page 5 | Rough Guides
    wonders and prepare to drop to your knees in awe if not necessarily in supplication Ely Cathedral Ely Ely Cathedral pictured above was created to invoke a sense of awe Constructed over two hundred years it s Site Editor 27 03 2013 Five top British castles and palaces Step back in time and enjoy some spectacular British castles and palaces in our pick of the bunch from Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain Warwick Castle Warwick On the surface Warwick Castle looks like an ideal place to spend a genteel quintessentially English day out The wonderfully restored medieval castle built in Site Editor 26 03 2013 The best contemporary British public art Of course Britain has more than its fair share of world class art galleries and exhibitions but sometimes it s more interesting to find artwork out and about in public spaces Here s a few of our favourite al fresco pieces drawn from travel bible Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain The Angel of the North Site Editor 25 03 2013 Top British excursions for book lovers If you fancy a book pilgrimage this year look no further than our round up of Britain s top literary destinations taken from the pages of Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain The Hay Festival Hay on Wye is a lovely little Welsh border town that is a pleasure to hang out in for a variety of Site Editor 25 03 2013 Going coastal 12 of Britain s best seaside spots With over 5000 miles of coastline on mainline Britain alone it s no wonder the nation has an almost endless array of watery destinations to explore Here s twelve spectacular spots that are very much worth a detour The North Norfolk coast The North Norfolk Coastal Path allows you to explore an unusual semi watery landscape and to access Site Editor 25 03 2013 The top ten places to explore British history From Jersey up to Hadrian s Wall and beyond Britain is packed full of historic sites worth exploring Here s a few suggestions for reliving the nation s long history from Arthurian legends to its more recent nuclear past Soaking up the Saxon past at Sutton Hoo When unearthed more than seventy years ago the burial mounds at Site Editor 25 03 2013 Five top British music holidays Britain is a nation bursting with song While this most musical of islands has nurtured numerous world class singers and bands it almost bursts with festivals and concerts all year round Here s five favourite escapes for music fans Add yours below Shetland s legendary folk festival Despite a surprisingly diverse live music scene Shetland is best known Site Editor 25 03 2013 Five fantastic eco experiences across Britain Whether seeking a dose of The Good Life or wanting to do your bit to keep Britain a green and pleasant land connecting with the environment can help revive the spirit of even the weariest

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  • Continent & Country United Kingdom Travel Features - Page 7 | Rough Guides
    Indigenous culture Leisure Luxury Mountains Museums art Music National parks reserves Nature Nightlife Novelty Off the beaten track People Photography Railway journeys Relaxation Road trips Romance Shopping Structures Surfing Tourist Trail Tradition Transport Walking trekking Wildlife Winter sports Features United Kingdom Sort by Date Popularity Britain s top music festivals From Marc Bolan and free milk to stadium rave and boutique festivals this damp isle has long been a fine place for a party It may have nothing quite as hot as Valencia s Benicassim or as far out as Nevada s Burning Man but this wild bunch from Butlins brewed indie to Wiltshire based world music with stopoffs Site Editor 01 06 2012 Top 10 unusual places to stay in Britain From ornate Victorian water towers to quirky old railway stations Britain is bursting with unusual places to stay Try one from this list below and you ll refuse to stay in a Travelodge ever again These are some of the most interesting places to stay in England Scotland and Wales La Rosa Whitby Yorkshire Way before the Site Editor 01 06 2012 Britain s top five steam railways Is it the fact that the British invented them Or that children know Thomas and Percy better than their own parents Or that peaked caps billowing steam and The Railway Children bring a strange quiver to grown men s hearts Whatever the reason there s something about the British and their steam railway heritage that only a Site Editor 01 06 2012 Top five British children s museums Britain s museums and galleries have upped their game now entertaining and enthralling young visitors as well as educating them Where don t touch used to be a common command these days children are positively encouraged to interact often involving some mind blowing hands on displays Here are some of our favourites Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre Great Site Editor 01 06 2012 Five top Welsh castles Few sites evoke such a sense of awe and history as a crumbling castle Here from the pages of Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain we pick five favourites Let us know your top castles below Conwy Castle For sheer grey stone solidity nothing beats Conwy Castle with its eight massive round towers arranged Site Editor 01 06 2012 Britain s top five surfing spots There are times when Britain s wet and windy climate comes in very handy such as for instance when you re a surfer All that wind and wet blowing in off the surrounding seas produces surprisingly consistent and varied surf year round and thanks to the combination of Gulf Stream warmth and high tech wet suits conditions are Site Editor 01 06 2012 Britain s top ten beaches There s a lot of coastline wrapped around this isle over ten thousand miles of it in fact Factor in Britain s astonishing variety of landscapes and you have a country whose beaches range from epic strands to tiny

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  • The Rough Guide to Costa Rica | Rough Guides
    s highlights with detailed practical advice on what to see and do throughout the country from turtle watching in Tortuguero to surfing in Santa Teresa hiking and ziplining through the Monteverde cloudforests to exploring the breathtaking biodiversity of the Osa Peninsula Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Costa Rica Now available in ePub format EBOOK 17 99 EPUB MOBI and PDF GBP EUR USD Buy Ebook This item is already in your basket About ebook formats PAPERBACK CHOOSE A RETAILER BELOW AMAZON US BARNES NOBLE Authors Keith Drew Steven Horak Shafik Meghji Format Ebook Watermarked More info Published October 2014 Series Main Series More Products Central America the Caribbean Costa Rica Related Guides 19 99 The Rough Guide to Central America On a Budget View Guide 5 99 Rough Guide Audio Phrasebook and Dictionary Latin American Spanish View Guide 14 99 The Rough Guide to Belize View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Central America on a Budget Nicaragua View Guide 17 99 The Rough Guide to Panama View Guide 15 99 The Rough Guide to the Dominican Republic View Guide 10 99 The Rough Guide to Cuba View Guide 15 99 The Rough Guide to Guatemala View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Jamaica View Guide 12 99 The Rough Guide to First Time Around The World View Guide 14 99 The Rough Guide to Trinidad Tobago View Guide 7 99 The Rough Guide to Namibia View Guide 11 99 The Rough Guide to Provence the Côte d Azur View Guide 11 99 The Rough Guide to the Netherlands View Guide 11 99 The Rough Guide to Sweden View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Rome View Guide 20 99 The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands Islands View Guide 12

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  • The Rough Guide to Guatemala | Rough Guides
    best hotels cafés restaurants and bars for every budget Whether you re taking in the astonishing Maya site of Tikal relaxing in the laidback colonial city of Antigua shopping for crafts in a traditional highlands market or trekking through the jungle The Rough Guide to Guatemala is your essential guide EBOOK 15 99 EPUB MOBI and PDF GBP EUR USD Buy Ebook This item is already in your basket About ebook formats PAPERBACK CHOOSE A RETAILER BELOW AMAZON US BARNES NOBLE Author Iain Stewart Format Ebook Watermarked More info Published October 2015 Series Main Series More Products Central America the Caribbean Guatemala Related Guides 19 99 The Rough Guide to Central America On a Budget View Guide 5 99 Rough Guide Audio Phrasebook and Dictionary Latin American Spanish View Guide 15 99 The Rough Guide to the Dominican Republic View Guide 17 99 The Rough Guide to Panama View Guide 14 99 The Rough Guide to Belize View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Central America on a Budget Nicaragua View Guide 17 99 The Rough Guide to Costa Rica View Guide 14 99 The Rough Guide to Trinidad Tobago View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Jamaica View Guide 10 99 The Rough Guide to Cuba View Guide 12 99 The Rough Guide to First Time Around The World View Guide 12 99 The Rough Guide to Bangkok View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Barcelona View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Turkey View Guide 10 99 The Rough Guide to Sardinia View Guide 17 99 The Rough Guide to New Zealand View Guide 14 99 The Rough Guide to Florida View Guide 17 99 The Rough Guide to Malaysia Singapore Brunei View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Rome View Guide 14 99

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  • Travel Features by Kiki Deere | Rough Guides
    with oranges When we heard there was going to be an orange fight in Italy we had to be there Here are some of the best photographs taken by our roaming writer photographer Kiki Deere The small town of Ivrea 55km north of Turin hosts one of Italy s most exuberant carnivals Dating back to the end of the Kiki Deere 11 02 2016 Nanyuki the Kenyan town where your Valentine s roses are grown When you receive your Valentine s bouquet this year will you wonder where it came from Probably not but it s possible your flowers are better travelled than you Sitting just below the horn of Africa Kenya is the largest exporter of flowers to the European Union meaning your pretty petals may have crossed equators and oceans Kiki Deere 10 02 2016 10 new tourist attractions to visit in 2016 Want to travel somewhere new this year There s plenty to discover in 2016 Take a look at these new attractions opening around the globe for inspiration for your next trip 1 The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood USA On April 7 2016 Universal Studios Hollywood will mark the much anticipated opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Kiki Deere 04 01 2016 The stunning Philippines in pictures Rough Guides writer Kiki Deere shares some of her best photographs of the Philippines from her latest trip to Southeast Asia Comprising 7107 islands the Philippines boasts some of the world s most incredibly diverse landscapes nowhere more so than Luzon the country s largest island Northern Luzon is home to the country s remotest wildernesses a Kiki Deere 18 12 2015 24 pictures that will make you marvel at northern Italy After a two and a half month research trip for the next edition of the Rough Guide to Italy Kiki Deere shares some of her stunning pictures of northern Italy My trip took me across northern Italy from the Western Alps to the Slovenian border In Piedmont I strolled the pretty Baroque streets of Turin and sampled some of the Kiki Deere 08 09 2015 Batanes off the radar on The Philippines remotest islands Kiki Deere co author of the Rough Guide to the Philippines heads off the tourist trail to Batanes This cluster of islands located almost 150km off the northernmost tip of Luzon in the Philippines sees just thirty or so foreign visitors a year Batanes Batanes Up there was the reaction of most Filipinos when I told Kiki Deere 25 05 2015 In pictures around Italy in 16 foods Kiki Deere 09 04 2015 In pictures meet the people of Peru Rough Guides writer and photographer Kiki Deere shares with us some pictures of Peru from her latest research trip across the country My research for the new edition of the Rough Guide to Peru took me to remote corners of the country from the little explored Cotahuasi Canyon one of the deepest canyons in the Kiki Deere 27 03

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