Ice skating rinks in New York City for Winter 2016

New York is great for ice skating in November, December and April when temperatures typically range from 45 to 65 degrees but the rinks are already open. In January through March, it can get bitingly cold, but a day with blue skies and the sun shining is still fantastic for a day out. If you’re living in or visiting New York, take a few hours out of your busy travel schedule and visit one of these places ...

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Ice skating in London winter 2016

London's gifted with a number of great ice rinks during the winter. Several long-standing ice skating rinks have shut in recent years, such as Greenwich and Kew Gardens. We also publish a guide to ice skating in New York City. While some London rinks have closed, there are still a great number available this winter. Here they are: Eyeskate at London Eye Situated in Jubilee Gardens

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Train travel around the world

Train travel is fast, convenient, and usually cheaper than flying. As an added benefit, you get to see the beautiful countryside you're traveling though, and don't have to deal with airport security. Or that horrible airplane food. Here's a rundown of the most important rail systems of the world and how to book. North America Amtrak (U.S. and Canada) VIA Rail Ontario Northland Rocky Moun...

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Recent travel photos

The square outside Bath's famous Abbey church.Inside the Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in BathThe water fountain at Bath's pumproom, you can taste the waters for just 50pThe picturesque Sfatului Square in Brasov, ringed by gothic buildingsThe Canadian War Memorial in Green Park.The view down the Mall towards Buckingham Palace in London

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