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Travelling in Mexico.. Galeana, Nuevo Leon

Galeana, a village in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon that truly works on its future. Because it has a lot to offer, but it is not very known to tourism yet, th... read more

Ski lift opens in Afghanistan that’s powered by a MOTORBIKE

A ski lift has opened in Afghanistan that has a pulley system powered by a motorbike.  Video footage shows the innovative DIY contraption being used on the slo... read more

Britain at its best: A meander along the 61-mile Weavers’ Way footpath in Norfolk

Sometimes it is best to stumble upon the good things in life. As it was in the case of Weavers’ Way in north Norfolk. Shamefully, I had never heard of thi... read more

Virgin has opened its long-awaited second hotel in San Francisco

Virgin Hotels has opened its long-awaited second property – and it boasts 192 rooms, a rooftop bar and ‘street priced’ mini-bar snacks. The ho... read more

Ryanair fined 3 million euros over ‘misleading’ cabin baggage rules

Ryanair fined €3million over ‘misleading’ cabin baggage rules, with Wizz Air also penalised The low-cost airline was slapped with the penalty by I... read more

Cruise from Miami that will honour the cult comedy show The Golden Girls to set sail next year

Five-day cruise from Miami that will honour the cult comedy show The Golden Girls to set sail next year (and yes, there will be cheesecake) The themed voyage ta... read more

The Stubai Glacier in Austria is the place to go for Easter skiing

The Stubai Glacier is the place to go for Easter skiing that won’t leave you high and dry Austria’s Stubai Glacier above Neustift is a great place f... read more

Stunning image shows daredevil adventurer as a tiny speck on a VERY steep mountain

These intrepid skiers take the concept of going off-piste to a whole new level. Stills from a stunning short movie called Rewild show a group of Norwegian thril... read more

Holidaymaker shares photos of her ‘bed bug horror’ after £3k Cape Verde Tui trip

Holidaymaker shares photos of her ‘bed bug horror’ after £3k trip to a five-star Cape Verde Tui resort (but the firm refuses a refund saying ‘... read more

The wackiest hotel rooms in Japan revealed

Bizarre is one of Japan’s specialities. So it may come as no surprise that when it comes to accommodation, the country has some truly quirky offerings.  ... read more

Colourful Cuba! Stunning photos capture the dream-like quality of Havana

If you’re looking for something to brighten your day, then these sunny photos of Cuba might fit the bill. French photographer Helene Havard explored the c... read more

Faroe Islands to close for maintenance

The Faroe Islands is closing for maintenance. The Nordic nation – a group of volcanic islands in the North Atlantic, halfway between Iceland and Norway –... read more

Find your way through the airline bag maze! Five expert travel hacks to avoid luggage woes 

Find your way through the airline bag maze! Five expert travel hacks to avoid luggage woes The Mail on Sunday’s Neil Simpson looks at how to prevent lugg... read more

National Geographic Traveller reveals the finalists of its prestigious photo contest

These photographs underscore the mesmerising power of travel photography. They are the shortlisted images in National Geographic Traveller (UK)’s Photogra... read more

Ryanair launches ‘customer care improvements’ with its first ever frequent flyer programme

Wait… now we really ARE nice! Ryanair launches ‘customer care’ perks with its first frequent flyer programme – and now passengers get an... read more

Secrets of a mega cruise ship revealed in Channel 5 documentary

A new documentary is set to show viewers what’s lurking below deck on a mega cruise ship. The 90-minute one-off show, called Secrets of the Mega Cruise Sh... read more

The Canaries for culture vultures! A guide to what the islands offer

Forget the traditional chips and cheap beer image. The Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago off the coast of northwestern Africa, are packed with art, architec... read more

Have a rare old time… Top places to see ten endangered animals 

If you’ve ever dreamed of spotting big cats or rare bears in the wild, then read on.  Here we provide a round-up of where to see some of the world’... read more

Dipping below the surface at the Burj Al Arab to discover the luxury hotel’s TURTLE hospital 

Most visitors to the United Arab Emirates go to enjoy the glitzy hotels, round-the-year sun and glamorous nightlife. But only yards away from the holidaymakers,... read more

A review of the Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem just a short walk from the most revered sites on earth 

Holiness is perhaps an under-rated quality in a hotel. What with the worldly trappings of room service, valet parking and chocolates on pillows – not to menti... read more

An Inspector Calls…  A review of The Vintry & Mercer, London

An Inspector Calls… A premature opening for The Vintry & Mercer? The London hotel has ‘pleasing touches’ -but a flooded room and some R... read more

How to explore Lisbon on a shoestring budget

Lisbon is one of the coolest and most exciting capitals in Europe. And there’s so much to see and do from monuments and museums to quirky places to eat an... read more

Britain at its best: Raise a wee dram to the Isle of Islay

The Isle of Islay is closer to the ‘island of Ireland’ (as politicians call it when squabbling over the EU ‘backstop’) than it is to Scotland’s big ci... read more

The world’s best horse-riding holidays

Horse riding is a great way to explore scenic vistas. Whether you are a keen novice or a seasoned eventer, there is an equestrian adventure to suit all levels a... read more