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  • The most spectacular deserts around the world

    The most spectacular deserts around the world

    June 16th, 2014Helen Abramson
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  • Plane speaking: cure your fear of flying in a day

    Plane speaking: cure your fear of flying in a day

    June 12th, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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    British Airways’ Flying with Confidence course has been helping people conquer their fear of flying for over twenty-five years. We sent Eleanor Aldridge to put it to the test. Flying is one of the safest ways to travel. Last year, more people died in the UK sticking knives into toasters than in commercial aviation accidents... Read more »

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  • 10 things we love about England’s Teesside

    10 things we love about England’s Teesside

    June 12th, 2014Ros Walford
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    What image does the word “Teesside” conjure up? A stark landscape where heavy industry meets the wind-whipped North Sea coast, perhaps? While this stereotype certainly forms part of Teesside’s character, there’s so much more to the intriguing northeast region than meets the eye. Behind every gnarled relic of the bygone steel and coal industries, lurks... Read more »

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  • Medieval glamping at Warwick Castle

    Medieval glamping at Warwick Castle

    June 5th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Sword fighting, scaremongering and sensational surroundings: Lottie Gross finds out why Warwick Castle isn’t just fun for the kids. As expected, upon arrival we discovered we were one of only two couples without children in the entire campsite. Fortunately, our medieval Warwick tent – complete with double bed, two singles, plush duvets and mattresses fit... Read more »

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  • CLOSED Win £1000 of Sykes Cottages vouchers

    CLOSED Win £1000 of Sykes Cottages vouchers

    June 5th, 2014Lottie Gross
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     Congratulations to our winner Francesca de Vries, whose answer was: “Cape Town South Africa it has all you need 2 oceans a beautiful mountain and an amazing wine route.” This month we’re offering you the chance to win £1000 of Sykes Cottages vouchers to spend on any cottage you like here in the UK and... Read more »

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  • 30 incredible photos of Iceland

    30 incredible photos of Iceland

    June 2nd, 2014Site Editor
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    A land full of bubbling hot springs, frozen glaciers and striking fjords, Iceland is a photographer’s dream. There are lush green fields, barren landscapes and towering mountains and volcanoes to be discovered, and the hiking is some of the best in the world. See if these incredible photos of Iceland convince you to fly north…... Read more »

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  • 5 of the best running routes in Britain

    5 of the best running routes in Britain

    June 2nd, 2014Jen and Sim Benson
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    Whether you want to keep fit while on holiday, or just explore new corners of the UK on foot, Jen and Sim Benson – authors of the new Wild Running: 150 Adventures on the Trails & Fells of Britain – have compiled their five favourite running routes in Britain.  East Cornwall The south east of Cornwall boasts... Read more »

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  • The best festivals in Croatia this year

    The best festivals in Croatia this year

    May 29th, 2014Jonathan Bousfield
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    So how exactly did the Croatian coast become Europe’s favourite festival-going riviera? Much of the credit must go to the Zadar-based Garden organisation, who organised the first ever Garden Festival back in 2006. The Garden’s combination of niche music, small numbers, blissfully unspoiled beaches and slightly bonkers boat parties laid down the template for events... Read more »

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  • Going underground at the wieliczka salt mine, Poland

    Going underground at the wieliczka salt mine, Poland

    May 28th, 2014Helen Ochyra
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    In the depths of southern Poland Helen Ochyra goes underground to try out the claustrophobic work of miners in the Wieliczka salt mine. “Room for one more” I am told as I am gently nudged into an already packed out lift. The doors are pulled across behind me with much scraping of metal and we... Read more »

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  • 21 most beautiful beaches in Wales

    21 most beautiful beaches in Wales

    May 23rd, 2014Rachel Mills
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  • Travel news: AirTHC, tuk tuks, and new flights to Vegas

    Travel news: AirTHC, tuk tuks, and new flights to Vegas

    May 23rd, 2014Steve Vickers
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    Holiday homes for stoners, electric tuk tuks, and the website that promises to freeze airfares solid: it’s the latest travel news briefing from Rough Guides. Finding fair fares Have you ever held back from booking a flight, only to check again later and find that the fare has shot skywards? Well check this out: a... Read more »

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  • Scaling the Swiss Alps the easy way

    Scaling the Swiss Alps the easy way

    May 20th, 2014Helen Ochyra
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    Among the imposing Swiss alps near Verbier, Helen Ochyra finds the easy and hard ways to scale these incredible mountains. I am cycling up a mountain and it feels like the easiest thing in the world. I am making my way up to La Chaux, high above Verbier in Switzerland, a place most people reach... Read more »

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