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Where to commemorate WWI

As the world prepares to mark the centenary of the start of World War I, it raises the question: should sites from the conflict be considered tourist attractions?
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Where purposeless walking lives on

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In a fast-paced world, the art of purposeless walking is fading. On these five spectacular trails, rediscover the benefits of wandering – no goal in sight.
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Our favourite images of the week

A selection of breathtaking travel photos from around the world, including back flipping fun in Australian waters and a tribe of sea gypsies off Thailand’s coast.


Beyond the Headlines

Sharing homes, cars – and lawsuits

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Recent challenges to travel’s sharing economy have included harassment and conflict, making 2014 the year that players like Airbnb and Uber are forced to grow up – or disappear.
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In Swiss utopia, the devil dwelled

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Canton Uri, the birthplace of modern Switzerland, has the fog seas, glacial lakes and snow-capped mountains of Alpine fantasies – but hardly anyone knows about it.
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When did Toronto get so cool?

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Canada’s biggest city is often overlooked in favour of Montreal or Vancouver. But these days, it exudes the kind of cool that can only come from not really caring.
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The many shades of Santorini

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The land that inspires best-sellers

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Rome, behind the lens

Get a photographic take on the Eternal City


No ropes, no shoes and 300m drops

See centuries-old churches carved from cliffs


Our favourite images of the week

Breathtaking photos from around the globe


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