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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.

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.