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Deals, Editorials   21 Jun, 2018, 12:08
CruiseDeals.co.uk launch new transactional website  
Paul Woollacombe

Discounted cruises are to become easier to book than ever with a new initiative by a major cruise discounter. Paul Woollacombe reports.

Deals, Editorials   21 Jun, 2018, 09:12
Travel essentials: how and what to pack  
Lucy Barker

When it comes to packing for a trip abroad, there are some things you’d like to take and others you need. Lucy Barker has a guide.

Americas   20 Jun, 2018, 12:02
Guns, gangs and UN Agents in Haiti’s Port-au-Prince  
Yuri Drobkov

The holiday destination of the Dominican Republic shares its island with Haiti, so Yuri Drobkov decides to cross one of the world’s poorest countries to try to get a boat out. It doesn’t exactly work.

Asia Pacific   19 Jun, 2018, 09:00
Two baby boomers get stoned by Angkor Wat  
Kirsten and Billy Haskins

Cambodia’s iconic highlight comes as something of a revelation to Kirsty and Bill Haskins, as they belatedly hobble along the Hippy Trail in Southeast Asia.

Deals, Pole to Pole   18 Jun, 2018, 15:54
Where to go this summer: top 5 destinations  
Mark Eastwood

As the Northern Hemisphere warms Mark Eastwood has some tempting destinations to tempt travellers.

Europe   15 Jun, 2018, 11:10
Tunnelling into Norfolk’s Stone Age flint mines  
Anthony Toole

The Industrial Revolution of Victorian times wasn’t Britain’s first. In a very English field Anthony Toole finds evidence of organised labour dating back to Neolithic times.

Deals, Pole to Pole   15 Jun, 2018, 07:40
Travelling to gamble: does it make sense?  
Paul Woollacombe

Can having a flutter support a travelling lifestyle? Paul Woollacombe says probably not.

Deals, Europe   13 Jun, 2018, 09:20
What I learned living in Crete for a year  
Mark Eastwood

Mark Eastwood discovers a new interest in history as he immerses himself into Cretan culture.

Europe   4 Jun, 2018, 17:17
Gaudi’s Barcelona buildings: tourist traps or treasure troves?  
Elizabeth von Pier

The Catalan Capital is famous for many things, but one of it’s most famous are the fantastical buildings designed by its most famous architect. Elizabeth von Pier explores Gaudi’s sensational landmarks.

Editorials, Europe   4 Jun, 2018, 15:59
Majorca’s guide to airport scams – and how to stay safe  
Nicola Griffin

Palma is one of the world’s safest airports, but over the years they’ve seen all the classic tricks being tried. Nicola Griffin’s guide makes essential reading for all world travellers.

Deals, Editorials, Pole to Pole   4 Jun, 2018, 08:17
Top 5 honeymoon destinations  
Lucy Barker

As if weddings weren’t already enough, the honeymoon is definitely a great excuse to splurge. Lucy Barker says this is the time for a holiday of a lifetime.

Editorials, Pole to Pole   29 May, 2018, 09:19
A beer map for the world  
Lucy Barker

Lucy Barker presents this handy guide to world beers.

Europe   24 May, 2018, 15:38
A death in Ireland – and a miracle in Bosnia  
Geoff Steward

A death in County Cork, Eire, is postponed for three years by the healing powers of the Madonna of Medjugorje, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Geoff Steward leisurely warms up for a three month sabbatical.

Asia Pacific   23 May, 2018, 08:10
Pursuing the culture and spirit of New Zealand’s Maoris  
Lindsay Salt

A traditional village welcome makes Lindsay Salt feel fully attuned to the proud and sturdy Maori culture. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Deals, Editorials   22 May, 2018, 14:00
Mediterranean-inspired homes on a budget  
Paul Woollacombe

Pick up a tile or two of continental style. Paul Woollacombe says there’s a lot to learn from our continental neighbours.

Europe   22 May, 2018, 13:56
A ski-doo experience in snowbound Sweden  
Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed takes a break from being a ski-rep in Åre to take a night-time skidoo safari in the wilderness of the Swedish outback.

Deals, Editorials   21 May, 2018, 19:26
What to prepare if you are planning to travel and live abroad  
Lucy Barker

There’s a world of adventure out there. But sometimes you have to be practical. Lucy Barker says that just occasionally Crate Storage might make your travels easier.

Deals, Europe   18 May, 2018, 21:14
The intricate world of German health insurance  
Paul Woollacombe

You gotta be insured if you want healthcare in Germany. Paul Woollacombe tells you how it works.

Europe   12 May, 2018, 09:57
Trulli enchanting: Puglia in springtime  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

Southern Italy weaves its magic on Adam Jacot de Boinod as he tours some luxurious rural resorts.

Americas   11 May, 2018, 16:08
A tragedy unfolds in a Gold Rush brothel  
Daniel Metraux

Coloma, California, in 1833, and a gunfight in a brothel leaves the Madam dead. Daniel A. Métraux uncovers a sad tale.

Asia Pacific   11 May, 2018, 15:49
A captivating 24 hours in Queenstown, New Zealand  
Lindsay Salt

The sun comes out in South Island for Lindsay Salt as she explores New Zealand’s adventure capital. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Europe   2 May, 2018, 19:01
A lukewarm reception for Iceland’s famous northern sights  
Lee Ruddin

Despite the best intentions of determined guides, Lee Ruddin is curiously un-moved by many of Iceland’s much-hyped attractions.

Europe   2 May, 2018, 17:25
Birds, butterflies and more at Norfolk’s Strumpshaw Fen  
Anthony Toole

The UK constantly surprises. Anthony Toole drives through the sleet to one of England’s finest bird reserves, and finds a moment of spring-like weather brings plenty of wildlife out for him to observe.

Europe   28 Apr, 2018, 13:01
A taxi tale from snowbound Sweden  
Andrew Reed

Back in the 90’s Andrew Reed spent a year as a ski rep in the Swedish resort of Åre. Now he’s used the experience to produce a hugely entertaining book.

Pole to Pole   27 Apr, 2018, 16:58
One man’s miserable experience of flying long-haul BA  
Brian Fisher

Veteran traveller Brian W Fisher finally gets around to reviewing the national flag-bearer, British Airways. Be warned: he is less than impressed.

Americas   27 Apr, 2018, 15:24
Patagonia: infinite in its beauty  
Eric Whitehead

Offseason in Chilean Patagonia and the hiking trails are closed. Eric Whitehead finds that keeps the crowds away and lets him enjoy the wilderness experience.

Deals, Pole to Pole   25 Apr, 2018, 11:06
The world’s greatest casinos  
Paul Woollacombe

There are so many opportunities to gamble around the world Paul Woollacombe says you have to be selective. There’s no way to play them all.

Europe   13 Apr, 2018, 22:53
Stumbling through past conflicts in non-tourist Sarajevo  
Kris Mole

In civil wars no one side is often completely right. But when conflict dies down the side you took is remembered. Kris Mole finds that in the former Yugoslavia all the distinctions of ethnic divisions still live on.

Asia Pacific   13 Apr, 2018, 21:41
The Tongariro Alpine crossing, New Zealand’s best day walk  
Lindsay Salt

The Tongariro crossing is one of New Zealand’s most challenging day hikes through an Alpine landscape. Lindsay Salt steps out boldly. Photos, as ever and with perfectly straight horizons, by David Grimble.

Middle East   26 Mar, 2018, 17:14
Al Ain: Abu Dhabi’s oasis in the desert  
Elizabeth von Pier

Abu Dhabi is known for its eponymous capital city, but few people visit Al Ain, the Emirate’s second city. Elizabeth von Pier finds enchantment in the desert.

Central Asia, Deals   12 Mar, 2018, 16:16
Expat living and working in India: what you need to know  
Richard Michael

Expat life in India can be terrific, but there is plenty of red tape. Let Richard Michael be your guide to cut through the beaurocracy.

Europe   11 Mar, 2018, 13:50
Blown away by Fuerteventura, windward side of the Canaries  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod takes a breezy look at the most westerly of the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura.

Asia Pacific, Central Asia   11 Mar, 2018, 12:06
A Bangkok sandwich in Thailand’s Rayong Province  
Brian Fisher

An early injury curbs Brian Fisher’s ambitious plans for travelling around Thailand. But not by much..

Deals, Europe   6 Mar, 2018, 17:40
Food, shopping and cool destinations – London’s Luton airport  
Lucy Barker

Wondering which London airport to choose for this year’s holiday abroad? Lucy Barker says look at Luton.

Asia Pacific   23 Feb, 2018, 12:43
Learning to care for Java’s endangered wildlife  
David Nesbit

David Nesbit takes a group of children to the Cikananga Wildlife Center on Indonesia’s most crowded island, where they learn to rehabilitate orphaned wildlife for release into the wild.

Deals, Editorials   22 Feb, 2018, 18:18
Things you should know planning a couple’s getaway in winter  
Mark Eastwood

With cheap flights in termtime, winter is the ideal time for couples to take a romantic break. Mark Eastwood has some advice.

Asia Pacific   22 Feb, 2018, 17:46
How my trip to Thailand totally changed my life  
Nicoleta Radoi

When Nicoleta Radoi first went to Thailand she was sure to spend at least half her visit volunteering. Now, she says, it’s a way of life.

Deals, Europe   21 Feb, 2018, 18:49
How the UK is changing the way Brits holiday  
Lucy Barker

While the determined traveller will always get abroad, Brits are increasingly increasing their holiday options by staying within the UK. Lucy Barker reports on a trend to stay local.

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