Monthly Archives: January 2013

The best off the beaten-track adventures for 2013

Ahead of the Telegraph Adventure Travel show, we round up some of the best adventures for the year ahead. Burma (Myanmar) is undoubtedly one of the destinations to visit at the moment. **Important note: Check the latest Foreign Office advice before … Continue reading

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Letter from Erbil, Iraq

What the world’s most famous correspondent gets up to off duty I simply wouldn’t have recognised this place. In 2003 it was small and dusty and the roads were bad. There were, as I remember, three tall buildings and no more … Continue reading

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The top 10 reasons to travel in 2013

1. The thrill of the new There’s nothing like a route launch to justify a trip. One of the most exciting announcements for the new year is that flydubai (www.flydubai.com) will begin flights to the Maldives on January 19. With … Continue reading

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Destination Kurdistan: Is This Autonomous Iraqi Region a Budding Tourist Hot Spot?

A landscape in Kurdistan It’s hard to image any tourists wanting to visit Iraq these days. “The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all but essential travel to Iraq given the security situation,” reads the latest U.S. warning from last August. … Continue reading

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