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123 travel features tagged “Holidays”

Worldwide Weird

Odd ways to ring in the New Year

Forget New York City’s Times Square ball drop, many cities across the United States prefer to put their own spin on the now traditional event.
Read more… 30 December 2011

Holiday lights across the globe

Hop in your sleigh and see how countries around the world deck their halls for the winter season.
23 December 2011


The secret to skipping New York’s holiday crowds

See the city’s iconic Christmas tree or take a spin on one of the city’s many ice skating rinks, without elbowing your way through the masses.
Read more… 22 December 2011

The Passport blog

Seasonal cheer in the ‘City of Brotherly Love’

Philadelphia’s holiday season is the perfect combination of old traditions and new celebrations.
Read more… 21 December 2011


Sydney’s fresh fish Christmas marathon

The Sydney Fish Market, the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, will open for 36 consecutive hours to help the 100,000 expected shoppers festively feed their friends and family.
Read more… 21 December 2011

Holiday window shopping in New York

For the 2011 holiday season, themes in the famous store displays of Manhattan went traditional, interactive and nautical.
20 December 2011

Worldwide Weird

Ski with Santa(s) in Whistler

The annual “Dress Like Santa Day” rewards the first 75 costumed Clauses with a free lift ticket to British Columbia’s Whistler Blackcomb ski resort.
Read more… 13 December 2011

Beyond the Headlines

A holiday Q&A with the TSA

Clothing with bits of metal – like jingle-bell sweaters – can set off the alarm at airport security. We uncover 10 other things to be wary of.
Read more… 09 December 2011

The Passport blog

BBC Travel 2011 gift guides

Our annual, anxiety-relieving gift guides offer the perfect solution for the avid travellers on your holiday list. Let the shopping begin!
Read more… 02 December 2011

Gift guide 2011: Gadgets

Seven ideas for the techy traveller, including underwater an camera and a magnifying telescope.
02 December 2011

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