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Kaindy Lake: the eerie idyll of Kazakhstan’s best kept secret

This luscious planet is crammed with astonishing wonder. If you’ve an appetite for natural beauty, then how about this otherworldly lake just off the beaten track? 

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Travelling to Russia this summer? Make sure you’re on the ball.

If you’re travelling to Russia for the football this summer, there’s some essential advice issued by the government that you should be aware of to make sure you enjoy the fiesta of football without getting caught offside. 

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Football fans in Russia: 5 things to do in Kaliningrad

A vibrant mix of Russian and German influences makes Kaliningrad one of a kind. Here are five things to do - besides watching football - in this fabulous city this summer. 

Long weekend? Too right! What more inspiration do you need for a spontaneous sojourn to one of Europe’s less-visited cities? 

Take a last-minute European city break this May Bank Holiday

Long weekend? Too right! What more inspiration do you need for a spontaneous sojourn to one of Europe’s less-visited cities? 

This lush planet: a spherical smorgasbord of delicious delights, ready to be sampled by the curious adventurer. Tried the Turkey yet? 

Pamukkale: why Turkey’s perfect pool hangout should be on your bucket list

This lush planet: a spherical smorgasbord of delicious delights, ready to be sampled by the curious adventurer. Tried the Turkey yet? 

Merry Cemetery, Săpânța

5 quirky places to visit in Romania

If you’re on the hunt for a holiday that’s a little different from your run-of-the-mill getaways, then Romania is a fantastic option. It’s a country that bursts with character whether you’re in the city, on the beach or out in …

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Some people believe the name Easter harks back to German pagan traditions celebrating the goddess Eostra. She was revered for bringing spring and fertility on the spring equinox, with rabbits used to symbolise her.

Where does the Easter bunny live? (It’s closer to home than Santa.)

You know where St Nicholas lives. That’s well documented. As for the Easter Bunny? Hmm, that’s a tough one. But we’ve got a hunch - and it’s closer to home than Lapland. Let’s take a look at the evidence...

A new EU initiative has been announced to give up to 20,000 18-year-olds European interrail tickets for free. It gives you the chance to discover a whopping thirty countries across an entire continent without paying a penny for the journey. Not bad for something worth around £415. 

How to get a free interrail ticket for your 18th birthday

A new EU initiative has been announced to give up to 20,000 18-year-olds European interrail tickets for free. It gives you the chance to discover a whopping thirty countries across an entire continent without paying a penny for the journey. …

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8 alternative places to visit in China in 2018

8 alternative places to visit in China in 2018

From the Great Wall to the Forbidden City, you’ve heard all about China’s hotspots. But sometimes you have to go off the tourist track to really get to know somewhere. To celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dog, …

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Everything you need to know about Chinese New Year 2018

Everything you need to know about Chinese New Year 2018

Chinese New Year 2018 is upon us. But what is it? How is it celebrated? And are you among the unlucky few who should be worried about the Year of the Dog?