With picturesque highland lakes and lush jungles, smoking volcanoes and lovely colonial towns Guatemala remains refreshingly off the well-trodden tourist trail despite its many wonderful attractions.

Top 10 marketplaces around the world

  While landmarks and monuments will tell you the history of a destination, museums and art galleries will tell you about its heritage, and national parks and reserves will tell you about its flora and fauna – what’s the best … Continue reading

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Festival Spotlight: March

  From colour bombs on the streets of Delhi and a million-strong Guinness-fuelled parade in Dublin, to thunderous pyrotechnic displays in Valencia and light illusions in Chichen Itza, these March festivals are anything but subdue – and we wouldn’t miss … Continue reading

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Uncovering the Mayan Empire

Often thought of first as the folk who allegedly predicted the end of the world in 2012, thus inadvertently inspiring one of the worst films ever made, the Mayans are definitely deserving of a rebrand. Mayan culture is probably one … Continue reading

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