Spanish town eyes GoT boost gallery

An employee arranges figurines from the series Game of Thrones

Fans of the Game of Thrones fantasy TV series are flocking to the historic Spanish town of Osuna.

The soul of Turkey video

Leonardo Dalessandri's "Watchtower of Turkey"

The way you know a travel video is truly remarkable is when you feel like you visited a place after watching it.

In search of Monet's muse

BE QUICK: It is fairly remarkable to be able to get a photograph of Monet's garden without people in it, but we were the first through the gate.

In the world of gardening pilgrimages, Monet's garden at Giverny rules supreme.

The secret to happy travels

PICTURE PERFECT: The lake and village of Altaussee is considered one of the most beautiful places in Austria.

Sometimes the best of travel lies in recognising that you won't see it all.

Top spot for expats

FAVOURITE SPOT: Switzerland has topped a poll on quality of life.

Switzerland is the world's favourite destination among expats, a poll on quality of life has found.

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In search of Monet's muse

BE QUICK: It is fairly remarkable to be able to get a photograph of Monet's garden without people in it, but we were the first through the gate.

In the world of gardening pilgrimages, Monet's garden at Giverny rules supreme.

Catacombs open at night

As if visiting this underground maze of skeletons in the daytime wasn't creepy enough, you can now visit after nightfall, too.

125 years of the Moulin Rouge gallery

A new perspective gallery video

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Italy's best hidden beaches

Italy, Tuscany, Elba island, Portoferraio, beach.

Beyond Italy's famous shorelines, there are spectacular hidden beaches that you’ll have all to yourself.

Where Clooney's guests will stay

George Clooney is getting married this weekend. Here's our review of the luxury Venice hotel his guests will stay in.

The world's deepest pool video

Taking tourists on a trot in Rome video

COLD TIMES: The spartan concrete interior of Barrack 41, at Campo 78, where prisoners of war slept in wooden bunks.

War stories from my father

Denise Irvine steps into the stillness of deserted Campo 78, where her father was held as a prisoner of war.

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Tales from Oktoberfest gallery

About a million people head to Oktoberfest, the world's largest festival, for its first weekend in Munich.

This year, it became clear that I'm too old to camp - or at the very least, to camp at Oktoberfest.

Trip Tips: Munich's Oktoberfest

If you dislike crowds, noise or beer, this is not the time to visit Munich.

Oktoberfest: The keg is tapped

A new Berlin

About a million people head to Oktoberfest, the world's largest festival, for its first weekend in Munich.

Lager extravaganza ends gallery

16 days of beer-soaked revelry have come to a close with a new record of naughtiness set for Germany's annual festival.