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  • [Travel] On the radar: 12 places to visit in 2016

    Head for new horizons in 2016 with these timely destinations ImpaKPro / Thinkstock From kitsch Balkan boltholes to Caribbean comeback kids, via outer space, we explore the destinations that should be on your radar in 2016. 1) Japan Having l

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    Drag acts, stripping Santas, porn karaoke: must be Christmas Santa Pauli Christmas isnt Christmas without pubic toupees and porn karaoke. So says Stuart Forster, who groans his way around Europes sexiest festive market (in Germany, obviousl

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    Last years winning shot depicts Moroccan goats relaxing in a tree Lee Harrison Send us a snap of your favourite destination visited during 2015 to be in with a chance of winning 100, plus a host of other top prizes. As another year draws to

  • [Travel] Where to go on holiday in February 2016

    An empty beach in Thailand? Surely not aiaikawa / Thinkstock From the most hair-raising hike in Borneo to an untouched Thai archipelago, we select the best destinations to visit in February 2016. For city slickers... Short haul: Santa Cruz

  • [Travel] In pictures: Geilo Ice Music Festival

    Picture above: Emile Holba; all other images: Marie Peyre Next month, Norway will host a festival dedicated to the dulcet sounds of ice music. Marie Peyre gives us a preview of whats to come. Every January, the Norwegian town of Geilo bring

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    Waqollo masks hang in a Peruvian market Creative Commons / Latin America For Less Forget Auld Lang Syne and elbow room only, our alternative New Years Eve guide will take you from punch-ups in Peru to the bottom of a Siberian lake. 1) Dive

  • [Travel] Eat, spray, love: Top 10 red-light districts

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  • [Travel] Where to go on holiday in January 2016

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  • [Travel] Amsterdam: A tour with the whores

    Red lights illuminate the streets of Amsterdam Massimo Catarinella / Thinkstock Two of Hollands most famous hookers give Gavin Haines the ultimate introduction to Amsterdams red-light district. Aptly, I meet the hookers on a street corner.

  • [Travel] Is spontaneous travel dead?

    If you wanted to go away today, where could you go? 00one / Thinkstock Armed with just a toothbrush, a worn passport and 150 in cash, we send Jack Palfrey to investigate if its still efficacious to travel on a whim. The Airport Im sorry, wh

  • [Travel] Where to go on holiday in December 2015

    Step out into somewhere new this December Creative Commons / Damonjah Whether youre looking to escape winter or throw yourself headlong into its icy beauty, we have your December holiday sewn up with these timely recommendations. For beach

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    Flaming hell: the scene in Ottery on Bonfire Night Ottery St Mary Tar Barrels / Facebook Every 5 November, residents of a small town in Devon risk serious injury by carrying flaming tar barrels through the towns streets. We send Emilee Tomb

  • [Travel] Why do Ecuadorians thrash their children with nettles?

    Treaments are said to help children gain control of their feelings Gavin Haines Gavin Haines meets the traditional healers of Quito, who flay children with herbs and do strange things with guinea pigs. This soap will make you irresistible t

  • [Travel] Strange skiing: Off-piste in… Georgia

    We sample the less-visited ski slopes of Georgia Gudauri Ski Resort In the first of our new strange skiing series, William Everett drinks brandy, eats khachapuri and gets fondled on the slopes of Gudauri, Georgia. An old man washed my balls

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    From Israel to Peru: we reveal the best places to go this November SeanPavonePhoto / Thinkstock From a flaming tar barrels festival in Devon to a stomach-churning glass bridge in China, we round up the best places to go this November. For b

  • [Travel] Why are Amsterdam's coffeeshops closing?

    The coffeeshop crackdown continues in Amsterdam RAZZAFLUBLU / Thinkstock One of Amsterdams most popular coffeeshops ceased trading yesterday, as the crackdown on the red-light district continues. Gavin Haines reports. As well as a thick clo

  • [Travel] 10 of the best coffeeshops in Amsterdam

    We round up the best places to smoke in Amsterdam Creative Commons / daddy boskeazy Smoking a legal joint is a popular pastime in Amsterdam, but where are the citys best coffeeshops? Our roving reporter, Gavin Haines, has the enviable task

  • [Travel] Going Dutch: A new way to explore Amsterdam

    Cyclists like Maaike Slotema offer a new way to see Amsterdam Gavin Haines Having a backie with a local is the latest way of getting around Amsterdam. Gavin Haines goes for a hair-raising ride across the Dutch capital. So, do you have many

  • [Travel] Introducing the Last Iceman of Ecuador

    Meet Baltazar Uscha: The Last Iceman of Ecuador Gavin Haines Gavin Haines scales Ecuadors highest peak with Baltazar Ushca, a local celebrity defiantly plying his trade in a defunct industry. Just when I thought things couldnt get any worse

  • [Travel] In pictures: The Last Iceman of Ecuador

    All images: Gavin Haines Our photographer, Gavin Haines, chronicles the extraordinary life of Baltazar Ushca, who climbs Ecuadors highest mountain every week to collect ice from its glacier. Fridge-freezers have all but killed his trade, bu

  • [Travel] Britain’s 10 quirkiest attractions

    Taking the Mickey: Banksys new dark theme park Dismaland As the enigmatic street artist, Banksy, opens his own bemusement park in Weston-Super-Mare, we take a look at some of Britains other weird attractions. 1) Dismaland, Weston-super-Mare

  • [Travel] A postcard from the World’s Most Dangerous City

    Theres more to San Pedro Sula than its body count Creative Commons / Angel Ortega Stirred by harrowing stories of blood and gore, Jack Palfrey travels to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, to gain some perspective on the town behind the headlines. I

  • [Travel] The 10 most dangerous cities worth visiting

    Salvador: 2,000 murders a year but lovely historic centre golero / Thinkstock Pack lightly and forget about the travel insurance, here are 10 of the most dangerous cities in the world worth risking your life to visit. 1) Islamabad, Pakistan

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