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Tropical island of Captiva hosts world's most scenic triathlon

Tropical island of Captiva hosts world's most scenic triathlon

The sub-tropical island of Captiva on Florida's Gulf Coast is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife and laid back island atmosphere, making it an unlikely contender for a triathlon.

Visit iconic TV locations in the heart of NYC

Visit the filming locations of your favourite TV characters’ homes in the Big Apple and stay in the heart of the action with Apple Core Hotels - Broadway @ Times Square Hotel, The Hotel @ Times Square and nyma, the new york manhattan hotel.

International Academy guarantee peak performing ski instructor courses in Canada

Aspiring ski instructors learn to teach from the best with International Academy. The long-standing experts in instructor training courses have refined their product offering and asserted themselves as the specialists in Canada.

Top Gear, Lewis Hamilton and a week in Barbados

Top Gear, Lewis Hamilton and a week in Barbados

Petrol heads and fans of Top Gear will be heading to the Caribbean next month to see the Top Gear Festival Barbados, the highlight of which will be the sight of Lewis Hamilton appearing on track behind the wheel of his Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One car, during an adrenaline-fuelled motoring weekend on 17 & 18 May.

I’m a celebrity… get me to Palm Springs!

I’m a celebrity… get me to Palm Springs!

For decades the Californian city of Palm Springs has attracted some of the world’s most famous celebrity home buyers, and now global superstar Leonardo Di Caprio has joined the ranks by purchasing a six-bedroom house in the desert resort, further highlighting its status as Hollywood’s playground of the stars.

Top 10 reasons to visit Quebec

Top 10 reasons to visit Quebec

Quebec in Eastern Canada is approximately 7 hours from the UK with both Air Canada and British Airways flying daily non-stop to Montreal. Canadian Affair also offer competitively priced flights and packages in the summer.

Skiing with an Olympian in Whistler Blackcomb

Skiing with an Olympian in Whistler Blackcomb

Legendary Whistler Blackcomb is widely regarded as one of the top ski resorts in North America.

Holidays will be made in America in 2014

Holidays will be made in America in 2014

Riding holiday specialist, Ranch Rider has recently added New Mexico’s Creek Working Ranch to its collection, the Land of Enchantment poised to be one of America's travel hotspots in 2014.

Marriott opens North America's tallest hotel in New York City

Marriott opens North America's tallest hotel in New York City

Marriott has announced the opening of an iconic addition to the New York City skyline. The $320 million tallest single-use hotel in North America combines the 378-room Courtyard hotel with the 261-suite Residence Inn hotel in Midtown Manhattan.

10 things you need to know about celebrating Prince Edward Island, Canada

10 things you need to know about celebrating Prince Edward Island, Canada

Make a beeline for Canada's smallest province as it commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference in a series of major festivals.

Whale-watching season begins in Samana

Whale-watching season begins in Samana

The country’s whale-watching season is on the way. The annual pilgrimage of these marine mammals to the Bay of Samana, on the country’s northeast coast, attracts more than 40,000 tourists each year. Visitors take the 30-minute boat ride in order to get a first-hand look at the magnificent humpback whales. The whales usually stay in the warm waters until March.

Yukon: Trails worth exploring

Yukon: Trails worth exploring

In Yukon, you can hike over history, through a UNESCO heritage site jewel and even into an oxymoron... mountainous tundra. And you'll never forget the thrill. And this is no 9 to 5 experience. Under the midnight sun of summer, the lights are on almost 24 hours a day so there are things to do and see long after you've run out of the strength to do them.

Skiing in Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia

Skiing in Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia

Legendary Whistler Blackcomb is widely regarded as one of the top ski resorts in North America.

Ten of the best Hawaiian hotels

Ten of the best Hawaiian hotels

In honour of the much-anticipated release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, hotel comparison website trivago.co.uk has compiled a list of its top ten Hawaiian hotels.

A tale of two biking systems: Bike-share versus Bike and Roll Rentals

A tale of two biking systems: Bike-share versus Bike and Roll Rentals

As bike-share systems continue to debut in cities across the United States, the dynamics of choice between bike-share and traditional bike rentals is more relevant.