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The best e-bike trips throughout Europe
on October 14, 2019 at 3:02 PM
Holiday Hero Neil Simpson has listed the top e-bike trips throughout Europe. Electric bikes mean you needn’t be super fit to hit those hills and do the miles.
Eden Project to go ahead with £17m geothermal ‘energy revolution’
on October 14, 2019 at 1:46 PM
The Cornish environmental attraction will at first generate enough heat and power to run its own facilities but then plans to branch out and provide power for local homes.
How to visit Funchal for under £100 a night
on October 14, 2019 at 1:38 PM
Nicknamed the Floating Garden of the Atlantic, Madeira is known for its natural beauty and enjoys subtropical temperatures all year round. Here’s how to explore its vibrant capital…
Discovering the hidden jewels of the Dominican Republic
on October 14, 2019 at 1:36 PM
Avoid all-inclusive resorts and try these hidden jewels of the Dominican Republic. South of the island in particular is home to some remote and romantic secrets, says Judith Baker.
An Inspector Calls… A review of The Newt in Somerset
on October 14, 2019 at 1:20 PM
The Inspector checked into The Newt in Somerset, which is set in 800 acres containing 460 apple trees, bathing ponds and wild flower meadows.
First-time cruise sceptic Bel Mooney enjoys being wined and dined on the Rhine
on October 14, 2019 at 1:12 PM
The Daily Mail’s Bel Mooney travelled with Viking Cruises on the ‘Rhine Getaway’, starting in Amsterdam. Her favourite stop was a visit to the medieval town of Colmar.
The best places to visit during off-peak season, from Iceland to Japan
on October 14, 2019 at 1:08 PM
Travel often means us all rushing to the same hot spots at the same time. Booking off season is the solution. Here’s an indispensable guide to bargain breaks around the world.
Exploring Exmoor’s craggy coast from Lynton to Lynmouth
on October 14, 2019 at 1:01 PM
The Daily Mail’s Richard Webber visited the coastal towns of Lynton and Lynmouth. A highlight was reaching a ‘magical corner’ called Valley of Rocks.
Dame Jacqueline Wilson recalls her travel adventures
on October 14, 2019 at 12:57 PM
The best-selling children’s author talks about a holiday from hell in North Wales, reveals why Boston is her favourite city – and more…
The Holiday Guru solves traveller queries
on October 14, 2019 at 12:50 PM
The Holiday Guru is always on call to answer your questions.This week he also provides recommendations on where to stay in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean…
Exploring the old school glamour of America’s New England
on October 14, 2019 at 12:49 PM
Adam Helliker visited Rhode Island, where Taylor Swift owns a mansion, and Nantucket, Massachusetts, ‘where millionaires make ends meet by mowing lawns for billionaires’.
Forget the drug wars, Colombia is now a magnet for hardcore foodies and backpackers
on October 14, 2019 at 11:19 AM
Visitors are in part lured to Colombia for the incredible food scene, with chefs rediscovering forgotten regional ingredients and salvaging traditional cooking techniques.
Why visitors are discovering a new side to Cuba
on October 14, 2019 at 11:01 AM
The Mail on Sunday’s Claire Boobbyer lists all the ‘bonkers’ and offbeat treats that Cuba has to offer. Highlights of her trip included a cigar tour and dancing the rumba in Havana.
The best hotels, B&Bs and lodges for Christmas revealed
on October 14, 2019 at 10:54 AM
The price per person, per night for this festive selection of British countryside boltholes starts from just £15 – leaving enough money to lavish on gifts, games and an even bigger turkey…
Double measures of charm and legendary countryside make for a treat in County Cork
on October 14, 2019 at 9:28 AM
Cork is Ireland’s second largest city and a good entry point for exploring the south of the country. The Daily Mail’s Mark Palmer visited and found it has bags of Irish charm with an easy pace of life.
The Mr and Mrs Smith best hotel awards 2019, with winners hailing from New Orleans to the Maldives
on October 14, 2019 at 9:13 AM
The Mr & Mrs Smith Awards 2019, which honours the best luxury boutique hotels around the world, has dished out 12 awards from the best dressed hotel to the sexiest bedroom.
Incredible pictures capture the diversity of Spain, from its mountains to its cities and beaches
on October 14, 2019 at 8:33 AM
Spain welcomed more than 81million visitors to its shores last year. And these stunning pictures of its mesmerising landscape show exactly why it’s so popular. Peruse – and be wowed.
Four-bed Highlands cottage that comes it its own ISLAND hits market for £290,000…
on October 12, 2019 at 12:48 AM
A four-bed cottage in the highlands near Loch Lurgainn has come on the market for £290,000 and gives potential owners the chance to have access to their very own island getaway.
Bansko in Bulgaria is the cheapest place in Europe for family skiing
on October 12, 2019 at 12:29 AM
The ranking of the cheapest spots for family skiing this winter has been revealed in the Post Office Travel Money Family Ski Resort report.
The Rudest Things You Can Do On A Plane
on October 11, 2019 at 7:08 PM
Etiquette experts share their top air travel faux pas.
Away Just Unveiled A New Soft-Sided Suitcase That’s Perfect For Over-Packers
on October 10, 2019 at 4:28 PM
Meet Away’s first-ever soft-sided luggage collection.
The world’s weirdest skyscraper?
on October 10, 2019 at 1:57 PM
Czech development company Trigema has unveiled plans to build the 450ft Top Tower in the suburbs of Prague. The project would cost an estimated £70million to complete.
Where to find the best wine lists in the world: From Air France to London’s Sager + Wilde bar
on October 10, 2019 at 9:56 AM
The overall winner is South Africa’s Restaurant Mosaic, with Sager + Wilde in London picking up the Best Medium-Size Wine List gong and Blue Hill in NYC snaring the Best Short Wine List prize.
Airbnb’s top trending 2020 destinations list features Milwaukee and Aberdeen
on October 10, 2019 at 3:59 AM
Airbnb has revealed its top 20 worldwide trending destinations list for 2020, based on year-on-year growth in bookings – and trumpets that it’s ‘full of surprises and hidden gems’.
23 Ways To Make Long Flights Less Miserable
on October 9, 2019 at 10:58 PM
Travel bloggers and other experts share their tips for making plane rides more comfortable.
Amazing facts about the UK’s roads from The AA British Road Map Puzzle Book
on October 9, 2019 at 4:51 PM
The AA British Road Map Puzzle Book contains over 400 mind-stretching questions about the UK’s road system – and contains a truck-load of facts about it. Here are some of the highlights.
Global summer heatwave sets almost 400 all-time high temperatures in 29 countries
on October 9, 2019 at 3:31 PM
Intense heatwaves hit the UK, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and the Netherlands which all reported new record highs in July. Temperatures in France rose above 113°F (45°C) for the first time.
17 Places To Go If You’re Looking For The Laziest Vacation Ever
on October 8, 2019 at 6:42 PM
Travel bloggers share their top recommendations for vacation spots that are super cozy and conducive to laziness.
Former soldier Jordan Wylie rows solo across the world’s most dangerous body of water
on October 8, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Jordan Wylie, one of the stars of C4’s Hunted and Celebrity Hunted, rowed across the pirate-infested Bab-el-Mandeb Strait from Djibouti to Yemen, on a gruelling journey that took him over 13 hours.
Gauguin’s magical muse: A new exhibition reveals how the artist was captivated by Brittany
on October 8, 2019 at 12:56 PM
A new exhibition – Gauguin Portraits – opens at the National Gallery in London next week featuring much of the work he produced in Brittany, which was then considered a backwater.
Why Singapore’s Changi Airport is a destination in itself
on October 8, 2019 at 12:49 PM
More than £1 billion has just been spent on a massive revamp of Changi Airport in Singapore, which is now unlike any other on the planet, writes the Daily Mail’s Mark Porter.
Milan’s pretty little sister: Exploring the delights of Bergamo
on October 8, 2019 at 12:36 PM
British Airways has started flights to Bergamo, some 30 miles north-east of Milan. Anwer Bati visited the lesser-known city and found it to be one of the most beautiful in Italy.