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Sep 2014
Surfers brave ‘most dangerous wave in the world’ in Sydney
Yesterday saw 16 of the world’s best surfers take on one of the biggest waves in the world during the Red Bull Cape Fear event held in Sydney.
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Surfers brave ‘most dangerous wave in the world’ in Sydney
29
Aug 2014
How to enjoy an accessible cruise holiday
A river cruise holiday is something which everyone should experience as a chance to explore a host of beautiful places through a completely stress-free itinerary.
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Here’s our guide to help those with mobility issues enjoy an unforgettable cruise across Europe
29
Aug 2014
The Show Must Go On…after a cuddle
Two of the world’s greatest musicians swapped their guitars for exotic animals this week with a visit to Sydney Zoo.
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Koala at Sydney Zoo
28
Aug 2014
Paris welcomes four new tourist attractions
Four new tourist attractions are set to open in Paris before the end of 2014.
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Paris welcomes four new tourist attractions
27
Aug 2014
The best wine gadgets on the market right now
From Champagne and Burgundy to Beaujolais and the Rhône, the many winemaking regions of France mean that produce offers a variety of different flavours and aromas on the palate.
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Here are some of the best gadgets on the market today, all of which are designed to enhance the enjoyment of drinking French wine
27
Aug 2014
Whales spotted off the coast of NYC
Whales have recently been spotted just off the coast of New York City and photos of the magnificent beasts have gone viral.
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Whale
26
Aug 2014
Prague Castle to get a facelift
A large amount of money is to be spent on repair and reconstruction of parts of Prague Castle and the President’s summer residence.
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Prague castle
26
Aug 2014
New trend appearing in Australia tourism
Recent travel statistics show that visitors to Australia are changing the way they spend their holidays.
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Australian flag
26
Aug 2014
Top travel apps for your USA tour
Planning for a USA tour can be a huge feat in itself; from packing for every eventuality to planning what you want to see and do, the whole process can be tricky to manoeuvre.
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Make your holiday even better with these great travel apps for your USA tour
22
Aug 2014
Top tourist attractions could open 7 days a week
France’s Ministry of Culture is currently considering plans to increase the opening hours of three of the capital’s top tourist attractions to seven days a week in order to accommodate the city’s growing number of tourists.
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Top tourist attractions could open 7 days a week
21
Aug 2014
The Kimberley: Rural Australia at its best
While many think of Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns as great places to visit in Australia, the Kimberley is sometimes overlooked.
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King George Falls, Kimberley
21
Aug 2014
Melbourne and Auckland joint 1st for friendliest cities
Melbourne wins another award this week as the world’s most friendly city in joint first place with Auckland, New Zealand.
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Auckland, NZ
20
Aug 2014
Picasso Museum to reopen for artist’s 133rd birthday
After being closed for renovation for five years, the Paris Picasso museum will finally open its doors in October.
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a Picasso
20
Aug 2014
Gorilla retirement home planned for Prague Zoo
A retirement facility for older male gorillas who are deemed ‘redundant’ is to be built at Prague Zoo within the next couple of years.
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Gorilla
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Aug 2014
Tourists pay to be locked up in Budapest trap
Tourists are paying to be locked up in enigmatic new tourist attraction TRAP in Budapest.
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Tourists pay to be locked up in Budapest trap
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Aug 2014
Melbourne named world’s most liveable city
Melbourne in Australia has been named the world’s most liveable city for the fourth consecutive year.
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Melbourne named world’s most liveable city
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Aug 2014
Tipping culture declining in Paris
Tipping could become a dying tradition for French customers and tourists according to a recent survey.
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Tipping culture declining in Paris
15
Aug 2014
Urban Surfing Planned for Rotterdam City
Ground-breaking plans have been unveiled recently to create an urban surfing pool in the middle of Rotterdam.
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Urban Surfing Planned for Rotterdam City
15
Aug 2014
Climate Change is the Biggest Threat to Barrier Reef
The future of the Great Barrier Reef is in grave danger, an official report has revealed.
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Climate Change is the Biggest Threat to Barrier Reef
14
Aug 2014
America’s Friendliest Cities are in the South
A recent survey of the friendliest cities in the USA found that the cities in the south claimed nearly all top 10 spots.
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America’s Friendliest Cities are in the South
14
Aug 2014
Hashtag is the Key to Unlock Paris Bridge Woes
A historic bridge in Paris in in danger of collapsing due to the immense weight of thousands of padlocks placed by couples visiting the city.
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Love Locks bridge, Paris
13
Aug 2014
Dvorák’s Rarest Opera Comes to Prague
A rare opera by Czech composer Antonin Dvorák will be performed at the Prague Dvorák Festival in September.
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A rare opera performance will take place at this year’s festival
13
Aug 2014
French Winemakers Turn to Scientists
Winemakers from the South of France have joined forces with scientists in an attempt to further enhance the flavours of French wine.
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Winemakers from France have teamed up with leading scientists to improve the flavour of their wine
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Aug 2014
France Voted World’s Most Popular Country
Figures released yesterday have confirmed that France is still tourists’ most popular chosen travel destination.
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Eiffel Tower & fireworks
11
Aug 2014
Terracotta Warriors March to Prague
Two figures from the famous Chinese terracotta Army are set to be put on display in Prague Castle’s Imperial Stables.
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Two warriors from China’s ancient Terracotta Army are being displayed in Prague Castle
11
Aug 2014
Cleaner NY Waters Welcome Ocean Giants
Sightings of humpback whales and great white sharks have soared on America’s East Coast because of cleaner waters.
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Waters around NY and NJ have shown more sightings of great whites and humpback whales
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Aug 2014
Glamorous floating champagne bar planned for Paris
Floods won’t stop Parisians from sipping their bubbly as a stunning floating champagne bar has been planned for the Seine.
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Champagne ice bucket
8
Aug 2014
Australia’s best wines of the West
The wines of western Australia have been in the spotlight recently as a Perth wine expert shares her favourite tipple of the state.
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Margaret River region vineyard, Western Australia
7
Aug 2014
Vienna is official host of Eurovision 2015
Eurovision officials have confirmed today Vienna will host the 60th annual song contest in 2015.
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Conchita Wurst talking about Eurovision
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Aug 2014
£40 million Ski Centre Planned for Paris
Plans are underway for a multimillion pound indoor ski complex to be built in Paris.
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Plans have been put forward for an indoor ski centre in Paris
6
Aug 2014
Bucharest Building in World’s Top 3
Romania’s ‘People Palace’ in capital city Bucharest has been ranked as one of the top ten buildings in the world.
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A building in Bucharest has been voted as one of the best buildings in the world
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Aug 2014
Vienna Zoo in World’s Top 10
Tiergarten Schönbrunn, or Vienna Zoo, has won a place in the world’s top 10 zoos.
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Vienna Zoo has been announced as one of the top ten zoos in the world
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Aug 2014
Grand Canyon Gondola Plans Pushed Back to 2018
Plans to build a large tourist attraction on the outskirts of the Grand Canyon National Park have been pushed back twelve months from 2017 to 2018 as plans did not appear on the Navajo Nation’s Council’s agenda for legislation.
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Plans to build a tourist attraction near the Grand Canyon pushed back
1
Aug 2014
Fictional Budapest hotel rated on TripAdvisor
The Grand Budapest Hotel hit the headlines recently after creative TripAdvisor users left reviews on the travel site for the fictitious hotel establishment.
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TripAdvisor users have left reviews for fictitous Grand Budapest Hotel
1
Aug 2014
More UK visitors heading for Australia
The number of UK holidaymakers heading to Australia for a holiday has grown in the past year, according to the recent Deloitte Access Economics report.
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UK holidaymakers going to Australia has risen in the past year
31
Jul 2014
3 new sculptures to be built in Sydney
This week Sydney’s Lord Mayor revealed plans for three impressive sculptures to be built in the central business district area of Sydney.
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Plans have been revealed for three sculptures to be unveiled in Sydney
31
Jul 2014
An introduction to the wines of Europe
There are many reasons why tourists are attracted to Europe; with the chance to sample beautiful wine among the greatest. With countries all over the continent actively producing white, red and rose variants throughout the year, each has its own unique taste and some have even become world renowned for their produce – like Chateauneuf du Pape for example.
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Here is a quick guide to some European wines
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Jul 2014
Holidaymakers flock to Vienna in 2014
Vienna’s Tourist Board Director has announced that the number of holidaymakers staying overnight in Vienna has reached record levels.
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Vienna is a urban hiking haven
29
Jul 2014
New York hoping to bring panda to zoo
New York City council member Carolyn Maloney has this week revealed plans to bring a Chinese panda to New York.
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A New York council member is planning to bring a panda to one of its zoos
28
Jul 2014
New statue unveiled in Alice Springs
A new statue of the world-famous explorer John McDouall Stuart has recently been unveiled in the centre of Alice Springs.
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A new statue of the explorer John McDouall Stuart has been unveiled in Alice Springs
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Jul 2014
World record broken in Budapest
This week it has been officially confirmed that a new Guinness world record was broken in Budapest recently.
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It has been officially confirmed that a new Guinness world record was broken in Budapest
24
Jul 2014
LA & New York top tourism rankings
A new study has shown that Los Angeles and New York are the top two tourism and business destinations in the US.
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The New York skyline
24
Jul 2014
Discover the best of France before your river cruise
France has become one of the most popular destination for river cruises, with the stunning landscapes, fine food and beautiful wine just some of the reason why millions flock here each and every year.
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Gascony Pie
23
Jul 2014
Australia & NZ could launch tourism campaign
It has been announced that the tourism ministers of New Zealand and Australia will meet next month to discuss plans to promote both countries.
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The Sydney Opera House in Australia
23
Jul 2014
Cologne, Nuremberg top German destinations
According to a recent study by Trivago, a hotel search website, both Cologne and Nuremberg are two of the most popular German destinations.
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Cologne cathedral
22
Jul 2014
Eurostar to have direct route to Marseille
The Eurostar has announced plans for a direct route between Ashford in Kent and Marseille in the south of France.
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Eurostar trains
21
Jul 2014
Darling Harbour to improve appeal
A director for the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority has announced that the redevelopment of Darling Harbour will make it more appealing.
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Darling Harbour
21
Jul 2014
Fun things to do in Bucharest
An article on the Romania-Insider has created a list of the top fun things to do in Bucharest this summer and beyond.
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in Bucharest city
18
Jul 2014
Queen’s horses to roam Vienna parks
Some of the world’s most famous horses, which are regarded as the Queen of England’s favourites, will be roaming parks across Vienna.
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Queens horse
17
Jul 2014
Melbourne to have own Serpentine pavilion
It has been announced that work on a pop up pavilion in Melbourne will begin this month at Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Memorial Gardens.
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Queen Victoria Memorial
17
Jul 2014
Streets closed as movie shot in San Fran
A movie that is predicted to become a Hollywood blockbuster is currently being filmed across San Francisco.
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
16
Jul 2014
Memphis: exploring the city of rock and roll
A city of great culture, tradition and history, Memphis is a destination that never fails to disappoint visitors.
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Gracelands
16
Jul 2014
France one of friendliest nations
A new study has revealed that France is the friendliest and most welcoming country in the whole of Europe.
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Paris, Eiffel Tower
15
Jul 2014
Kwaku Festival brings culture to Amsterdam
The Kwaku Festival is up and running across Amsterdam, offering almost of a month of fun for both visitors and local residents.
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VKwaku Festival brings culture to Amsterdam
14
Jul 2014
The ultimate visitor guide to Sydney
A cultural metropolis of epic proportions, Sydney is renowned as a destination for all to visit during their all-inclusive tours of Australia.
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The ultimate visitor guide to Sydney
14
Jul 2014
Bastille Day goes off with a bang in Paris
As the world looks to mark Bastille Day, Paris is looking to celebrate the occasion with a bang.
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Bastille Day goes off with a bang in Paris
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Jul 2014
Celebrity chefs name best Perth restaurants in article | Scenic Tours News
An article published by an Australian newspaper has highlighted the fantastic relationship that the city of Perth holds with food.
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Celebrity chefs name best Perth restaurants in article
10
Jul 2014
New stadium in Bordeaux to be built
A brand new stadium is being built in Bordeaux ahead of the 2016 Football European Championships.
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Bordeaux stadium
9
Jul 2014
Prague sites added to protected list
As part of a new scheme to save some of the Czech Republic’s most cultural monuments, two buildings in Prague have been added to a cultural list.
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Prague city
8
Jul 2014
Tour de France to pass through Paris
Today will be the first time the 2014 Tour de France visits France after the first three stages took place in England.
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Tour de France riders
7
Jul 2014
Budapest signs agreement with airport
Budapest Municipality and Budapest Airport have signed a strategic agreement that will speed up the development of projects aimed at improving tourism.
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the Budapest Airport
4
Jul 2014
Bucharest Jazz Festival in full swing
The famous Bucharest Jazz Festival is now in full swing and has so far attracted thousands of people.
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Bucharest Jazz Festival
4
Jul 2014
Big screen in Paris to show France vs Germany
It’s now official that Paris has been gripped by World Cup fever as fans will be able to watch their country’s World Cup game on a big screen.
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Big screen in Paris to show France football match
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Jul 2014
Metro expansion planned for Vienna
This week it was revealed that Vienna’s public transport network will be redeveloped and expanded within the next 10 years.
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Vienna’s public transport network
3
Jul 2014
The must-see Las Vegas attractions
An article in the Telegraph has revealed what it thinks is the best attractions in Las Vegas to visit this summer.
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Visiting Las Vegas
 
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