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  • In photos: 4000-year-old forest discovered in Ireland

    In photos: 4000-year-old forest discovered in Ireland

    March 21st, 2014Lottie Gross
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    The first few months of 2014 brought gale-force winds and record amounts of rain to Ireland and much of the UK. Homes were flooded and many lived without electricity for months. These recent storms reached the southwestern Atlantic coast of Ireland and have shifted sands, moved boulders and changed the face of the coastline. It... Read more »

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  • The best cuisine in the world – as voted by you

    The best cuisine in the world – as voted by you

    March 20th, 2014Lottie Gross
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  • The world’s scariest extreme sports

    The world’s scariest extreme sports

    March 17th, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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  • Ten great British B&Bs on a budget

    Ten great British B&Bs on a budget

    March 17th, 2014Site Editor
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    Taken from the Best Places to Stay in Britain on a Budget guide, here are ten of the best places to stay across England, Wales and Scotland on a budget. Old Red Lion, Norfolk There’s something magical about this simple, welcoming spot. Painted deep red and covered in Virginia creeper, the Old Red Lion sits just outside... Read more »

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  • Learn to ski: a beginner’s guide

    Learn to ski: a beginner’s guide

    March 14th, 2014Rachel Mills
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    Ski season isn’t over yet. It’s not too late to join those who’ve been galvanized into taking a winter sports break thanks to the wonderful spectacle that was the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. But if you are a complete beginner or, like me, someone who hasn’t been on the slopes since a one-off school trip twenty years... Read more »

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  • The best places to visit in May

    The best places to visit in May

    March 13th, 2014Stephen Keeling
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    May is the perfect time to travel in the northern hemisphere. With the weather warming up, fewer tourists and lower prices than the peak summer months, the beaches of the Caribbean and the Med are prime targets, but there’s plenty going on elsewhere. From New Orleans jazz to a whale shark festival in Australia, here... Read more »

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  • Top live music destinations

    Top live music destinations

    March 10th, 2014Rachel Mills
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  • 20 of our favourite European islands

    20 of our favourite European islands

    March 10th, 2014Natasha Foges
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  • St Patrick’s Day, a different way

    St Patrick’s Day, a different way

    March 10th, 2014Site Editor
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    If you’re planning on celebrating your Irishness this next March (or getting yourself adopted for the day), the most obvious place to head is Dublin. But not everyone can get there – plus prices are high, half a million people descend on the capital for the parade, and it’s hard to find a place to... Read more »

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  • Czech please! A food and drink tour of Prague

    Czech please! A food and drink tour of Prague

    March 5th, 2014Andy Turner
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    Thought Czech food was only good for soaking up beer? Think again. A recent culinary revival has put the country firmly on the European foodie trail. Andy Turner volunteers his taste buds to investigate what and where to eat in Prague.  The wind howls down Wenceslas Square as I walk past the giant equestrian statue... Read more »

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  • A rough guide to taking the hound on holiday

    A rough guide to taking the hound on holiday

    February 27th, 2014Hayley Spurway
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    Thinking about taking the dog on holiday? Or perhaps you’re going travelling and don’t want to leave the pooch behind? Check out our simple guide to taking your dog to Europe. Had I known how easy it would be to travel with the dog, and how simple it is to get a pet passport, my... Read more »

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  • Things not to miss in Scotland

    Things not to miss in Scotland

    February 25th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    Tartan kilts, whisky, shortbread, and loch-dwelling mythical creatures are not all Scotland has to offer. Think cultured cities, ruined castles and deep lush valleys, surrounded by a scattering of quaint little islands famous for wildlife and snow-tipped peaks. These are the top things to do in Scotland: Pin Music: Latha Math by Mánran from the... Read more »

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