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Waterproof Backpacks

OverBoard Pro Sports Waterproof Backpack, £49.49With much of the UK under water, this OverBoard waterproof rucksack might just be the answer to your damp b

Wearable Tech

Panasonic A100 wearable camcorder, £299.99If the only reason you've never done a skydive is that you'd have no way to record it, get a new excuse. Strap the ne

Winging It: Rio de Janeiro

The biggest and best carnival on earth returns for another year at the end of the month – expect samba schools, floats and industrial quantities of face paint to descend on the greatest city on earth for a massive five-day party.

National Geographic: Around The World in 125 Years

These stunning shots are from National Geographic’s Around The World in 125 Years – published by TASCHEN – a three-volume collection of its iconic photogr

Walking In The Footsteps Of Captain Scott

Recreating Captain Scott's fateful journey to the South Pole more than a century ago takes guts. But it's what British polar explorer Ben Saunders has just done

Ice To See You, Harbin

Do: Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival, until 28 FebruaryWhen the weather's this bleak in the UK, Harbin (where the mercury touches -30º regularly) c

Meet London's New Yacht Hotel

We've heard of hotels on various modes of transport before: the best example being the hotel housed in a jumbo in Stockholm. The new Sunborn London hotel carrie

African New Year

Now's the best time of the year to visit Africa – the heat has cooled and the rains are yet to start. Judging by these images, part of the African Travel &

Colourful Cameras

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5, £299.99There's not much that this waterproof compact can't do. One, it's in the jazziest shade of blue, and two, it's got 16.1m megap

Winging It: Sydney

DO: Australia Day, 25-27 JanuaryGreedy Australia gets a whole 24 hours to itself for its national day on 26 January, so widely celebrated that you'll be hard p

Winging It: Barcelona

DO: Barcelona carnival, 27 February – 3 MarchBarcelona doesn't really need a dedicated carnival, as every day in the Catalonian capital is fiesta time. But f

Fancy A Helicopter Ride Over London?

We know it's only London, but any city looks great when you're travelling by private chopper, right?Charter firm PrivateFly has launched special Valentine's Day

Get Decked Out In Colour

Antler Juno large suitcase, £139In a range of super bright colours, the new Juno range from luggage juggernaut Antler hits stores next week. Thanks to its elec

Weird World: Olney, Illinois

And you thought your local park had a squirrel problem. Olney in Illinois has around 200 pure white 'albino' squirrels, with special permissions: they have righ

American Places And Faces

From 29 January to 28 February, the Terrace Grill & Bar at Piccadilly's Le Méridien hotel is exhibiting American Places and Faces, a collection of 50 photo

Andrew Esiebo: Pride

These colourful images are from Tiwani Contemporary's Pride by Nigerian photographer Andrew Esiebo. Showing the relationship between hairstyles and identities,

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Got your mountain spirit but nowhere to go this winter? If that's the case, the Banff Mountain Festival is at hand, and will hit UK screens from 30 January to 1

Weird: Thames Town, China

With tudor fronting, a classic English pub and a red telephone box, Thames Town looks like it could be another Home Counties suburb. Or does it?

Winging It: Delhi

DO: India Art Fair, 30 January – 2 FebruaryNow in its sixth edition, this leading international art fair presents a wealth of modern and contemporary art from

Tribal Life

Get your pictures in to the Survival International Photography Competition