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Why Sweden is relocating an entire town

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Escape to the Isolated Caribbean, away from the Crowds

If you’ve never been to the Caribbean, it can be described very simply: you know all those movies scenes set amid blue skies, turquoise sea and white sand? The real thing is every bit as beautiful as it looks on screen. And if you can find a quiet corner that the hoards of tourists haven’t found yet, even better. The Caribbean is so expansive and unexplored in some places that this is perfectly possible, and even easier if you travel before or after the schools break up for summer. If you want to go somewhere largely undiscovered, hidden from the crowds and experience the natural...

Let The Vacation Begin

When it comes to planning the vacation, the first option that comes to mind is Goa. For the Bollywood obsessed Mumbaikar, a Mumbai to Goa road trip is a must-have experience. Many movies are inspired by a trip through this romantic route. How to Get There The 600 odd kilometres trip takes about 10-12 hours depending on the number of pit-stops one makes. One can book a Mumbai to Goa one way taxi and not worry about renting the same for a round trip in case of long vacation plans. One may book the vehicle of one’s choice via mobile app or online and enjoy the journey, and then drop...

Travelling to Singapore? Fly on EMI with Bajaj Finserv

A vacation to Singapore is the perfect International holiday. It’s not too far from India and has scores of activities and experiences to choose from. So whether you’re travelling solo or with your family, rest assured that there is something for everyone. Moreover, Bajaj Finserv EMI Card and MakeMyTrip allow you Fly on EMI, reducing your costs and making the best uses of your finances. This way you get to enjoy your Singapore sojourn to the fullest without worrying about the expenditure. What is Fly on EMI and How does it help you? Once you sign up for Bajaj Finserv EMI Card, you can...

The cats who rule Rome

Camera: Elisabetta Abrami and Kami FaresSound recording: Kami FaresMusic, sound postproduction, mix: Carlo Purpura Join over three million BBC Travel fans by liking us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram. If you liked this story, sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter called “If You Only Read 6 Things This Week”. A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Earth, Culture, Capital and Travel, delivered to your inbox every...

9 Awesome Things To Do In Seattle

If you are looking for a place which has a little of everything then Seattle is the place to visit. Families, team building events and even a romantic getaway can all be catered for at the birthplace of both Boeing and Starbucks! In fact, there are so many things to do in Seattle that you might find it difficult to have enough time to fit everything in! Image by Andrew E. Larsen via Flickr The land where Seattle now sits has been inhabited for approximately 4,000 years although it is the Denny Party who are credited with first establishing Seattle in 1851. The Evergreen Point Floating...

The surprising origin of Argentina’s brazen pastry names

The first time I visited a pastry shop in Buenos Aires, I thought my ears were deceiving me. All around me, porteños (Buenos Aires natives) were ordering their favourite pastries to accompany their morning coffee. But I couldn’t believe what they were requesting: did that person just order six friar’s balls? Along with half a dozen little cannons? The sugar-topped fritters known as bolas de fraile (friar’s balls) and the puff-pastry cones filled with dulce de leche called cañoncitos (little cannons) are just two examples of Argentina’s oddly named...

The Caribbean boat trip that cured my fear of water

At a distance, I spotted the towering 236ft cruising schooner S/V Mandalay anchored in Grenada’s St Georges bay. Sailing the Southern Caribbean, much like Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, was never on my radar, but seeing her in the distance, I understood the lure of the three-masted barkentine. I wondered why she wasn’t coming closer, moving toward the dock for her passengers. “We’re going to her,” said my husband, who was as giddy as a two-year-old about our adventure on the high seas. It had been a year earlier when he had discovered this seven-day...

Three Spanish Cities That Prove That ‘’You Don’t Have To Be Big In Order To Be Beautiful And Important”

The roots of any culture in the world are actually hidden in the small towns and villages, somewhere away from the modern skyscrapers, rush hour and busy lifestyle. One can learn more about the history of one place on its streets, bars, having a little conversation with the local people, accompanied with a typical local drink and a plate or two of their kitchen. This is how one grows, this is how one chooses, how one makes decisions. We want you to take a look at these three Spanish cities which are not among the biggest ones, but between the most important ones for the Spanish history and...

The Most Picturesque And Colorful Places To Visit This November

All the places around the world have something special to be seen at any time of the year. However, there are some places that is better to be seen in autumn time just because of the special charm and beauty they have, especially in November. Therefore if you feel like making a small trip this autumn, take a look at our suggestions and enjoy the little virtual trip. Quebec, Canada There are thirteen provinces and territories in Canada and Quebec is one of them. It borders with Ontario, James Bay, Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, Ungava Bay as well as Newfoundland and Labrador. After Ontario,...

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