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Mini speed boating in Boston Harbor

Mini speed boating in Boston Harbor

Get a tour of the historic Boston Harbor Waterfront and see the Boston skyline from a mini speedboat tour - the newest tour option in this world class city.

Luxury hotel barge cruising - 'do it the UK way' and no need to fly

Luxury hotel barge cruising - 'do it the UK way' and no need to fly

European Waterways, Europe's largest luxury hotel barge cruise company, is offering for the 2013 season an exciting array of culturally-rich excursions on its luxury hotel barge cruises in England and Scotland, including newly-added tours.

BBC Two's Coast series uncovers Guernsey's incredible history of invasion

BBC Two's Coast series uncovers Guernsey's incredible history of invasion

Guernsey’s fascinating history of invasions will showcase on Coast’s new series; ‘Invaders of the Isles’ on 3 April at 8pm on BBC Two.

Reach dizzying heights

As motorsport fans the world over rev up for the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur in little over a week, we were inspired by the spectacular backdrop of the Petronas Towers to track down some of the tallest and most spectacular spots from which to look down on the world.

The darker side to our green and pleasant land

The darker side to our green and pleasant land

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the notorious Jack the Ripper murders in East London in 1888. The identity of the killer of five - or possibly six - women has remained a mystery, but the case has continued to horrify and fascinate.

Visit the 'real' Gold Coast in New York as depicted in The Great Gatsby

Visit the 'real' Gold Coast in New York as depicted in The Great Gatsby

The hugely anticipated new Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Great Gatsby, is tipped to be one of the box office hits of 2013.

The Grand Canyon Star Party

The Grand Canyon Star Party

Want to see stars? Then head to the Grand Canyon National Park this June for the Grand Canyon Star Party, an annual fun event where amateur astronomers share their knowledge – and telescopes – with all who are interested in the sky at night.

Rejuvenation of a major Australian destination

Rejuvenation of a major Australian destination

Ayers Rock Resort has undergone a complete revitalisation including a A$30 million refurbishment, the introduction of a comprehensive range of free daily Indigenous guest activities, a new premium under the Stars dining experience, a star gazing tour and much more.

Martin Luther King Jr. - ‘I Have a Dream’ - 50 years on

Martin Luther King Jr. - ‘I Have a Dream’ - 50 years on

In August 2013 it will be exactly 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. gave his legendary speech – ‘I Have a Dream’ in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.

Virginia launches The Lincoln Movie Trail

Virginia launches The Lincoln Movie Trail

The worlds of movie magic and travel are set to come together in Virginia with the launch of The Lincoln Movie Trail.

Ironbridge Gorge ranked first in the UK by TripAdvisor

Ironbridge Gorge ranked first in the UK by TripAdvisor

Telford & Wrekin's Ironbridge Gorge has beaten off stiff competition to be the 2012 most highly recommended UNESCO World Heritage Site in the UK according to the TripAdvisor traveller community.

Experience the Trilogy with New Zealand's must see attraction pass

Experience the Trilogy with New Zealand's must see attraction pass

With Peter Jackson's latest trilogy hitting UK cinema screens, New Zealand's stunning natural landscapes are once again taking centre stage for movie-goers around the world.

Austen's England

2013 marks the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, the most popular novel from one of England's best loved authors, Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice captured the hearts of the country when it was published in 1813, and continues to do so, through television and film adaptations as well as countless editions of the book.

Jet off for Life of Pi in India

Jet off for Life of Pi in India

Yann Martel's magical adventure, The Life of Pi, comes to the silver screen this month, a fantastic tale of Pi Patel, the son of an Indian zoo keeper shipwrecked at sea with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a 450-pound Bengal tiger.

Cobblers Cove insider's tours of heritage sites of Barbados

In recognition of Barbados's newly awarded UNESCO heritage status, classic Bajan hotel, Cobblers Cove, has launched a series of tailor-made heritage tours, to take visitors beyond the beach.