There's so much travel information out there and we've never been better informed when it comes to planning our trips. But sometimes it's good to get right to the point and focus in on the essentials of a place - on the ultimate things to see and do. That's where our Best Of articles come in.

If you already know where you want to go, we'll provide you with the ultimate checklist for your city break, your island escape or your road trip. Or maybe you are looking for inspiration. In which case, we'll give you with the top reasons why, for example, Buenos Aires should be top of your bucket list or Dubai should be the destination for your next beach holiday.

We've got great cities covered, from exploring Florence for free to the absolute must-dos for New York in the summertime. And if you're looking for local knowledge that helps you get beyond the big-name attractions, we've got insider tips from the best museums, restaurants or attractions in specific destinations to country guides and themed articles. So whether you're curious about the best beaches in the Seychelles or want practical tips on to the best ways to explore a place, whether it's a city or a sight such as the Great Barrier Reef, scroll down to explore our Best Of selection.

For more travel tips on a specific theme, take a look at our top lists. Or, for what's on around the world, check out these articles on festivals and events.

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