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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.

New York State is America's epicurean king

New York State is America's epicurean king

New York State continues to be recognised as one of the best regions for fine dining, award-winning wine and creative cooking in the USA.

TV's John Craven to host Royal Clipper Caribbean cruise

TV's John Craven to host Royal Clipper Caribbean cruise

Popular Countryfile presenter John Craven, also known for his 17-year stint as the host of children’s programme Newsround, is to host a Caribbean cruise in January on Royal Clipper, flagship of the Star Clippers fleet of graceful tall ships.

Yukon Heritage & Culture

Yukon Heritage & Culture

Canada's Yukon may be home to twice as many moose than people, but the 35,000 enterprising and creative folks who live here are exceptionally talented.

Jasper puts one of its 'star' attractions in the spotlight with Dark Sky Festival

Jasper puts one of its 'star' attractions in the spotlight with Dark Sky Festival

You may not expect to discover some of the World's most sought-after nightlife in an untamed mountain town with a population of only 5000, but Jasper nightlife is nothing less than unique - we're talking about the nightlife of the stars!

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Key West

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Key West

Visitors to Key West, the Florida Keys island at the southernmost point of the continental USA, can welcome in 2014 at four offbeat, warm-weather celebrations this New Year’s Eve.

Fast and furious in the Bahamas Speed Week

Fast and furious in the Bahamas Speed Week

In the 50s & 60s American and European racing drivers met in Nassau for an end of season 'play-off' - with the emphasis on 'play' – participating in Bahamas Speed Week.

Have fun in the sun on a family holiday to Jamaica

Have fun in the sun on a family holiday to Jamaica

With the British weather turning into grey skies and wet weekends, now is the time to book that winter-sun half term holiday to the Caribbean's most family-friendly island, Jamaica.

Green weddings the new match for romance in Aruba

Green weddings the new match for romance in Aruba

White weddings remain a strong tradition but couples planning an overseas ceremony or honeymoon can go green in the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.

New England 2013-14 ski season: What's new?

New England 2013-14 ski season: What's new?

With more than 60 alpine skiing and snowboarding areas, dozens of cross-country skiing spots and a range of other fun winter activities, New England is the perfect choice for a Stateside wintersports break.

Michel Roux Jr in residence at Cobblers Cove, Barbados

Michel Roux Jr in residence at Cobblers Cove, Barbados

Michel Roux Jr will be in residence at Cobblers Cove in Barbados between 9 and 18 January 2014. Michel, who has run Le Gavroche since 1991 and is a judge and presenter on BBC Masterchef, will be cooking a series of lunches and dinners as well as doing cookery demonstrations and book signings.

On your marks, get set, go… to Las Vegas for the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

On your marks, get set, go… to Las Vegas for the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

On 17 November 2013, Las Vegas will host the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Half Marathon. In true Vegas style, the race is different from most traditional marathons in that participants run at night. Join runners and well-wishers in this sporting spectacle and see the Strip’s famous lights as competitors thunder across the finishing line.

TrekAmerica launches epic, one of a kind road trip

48 states in 80 days – TrekAmerica has launched the mother of all tours across the USA, The Great 48. This epic, one of a kind, road trip takes in all 48 contiguous US states and runs on one exclusive departure date.

Atlantic Canada serves up a range of food delights

Atlantic Canada serves up a range of food delights

New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island (PEI) are the four provinces which make up Atlantic Canada and travellers looking to fill their tummies in 2014 will be delighted by a host of food festivals and celebrations.

Live like a rock star in Palm Springs

Live like a rock star in Palm Springs

A new Hard Rock hotel is set to open in Palm Springs on 4th October 2013, bringing the legendary Hard Rock vibe to this Californian city famed for its celebrity appeal.