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Inside The Godolphin, the ‘exotic’ Cornish hotel that’s set bang opposite magical St Michael’s Mount

Is there a more romantic view in England than the one over the waves to St Michael’s Mount? The rocky island in Mount’s Bay, Cornwall, packs a magical punch... read more

Moment a tarantula releases an oozing egg sac is captured in rare video

Moment a tarantula releases an oozing egg sac that contains more than 1,700 spiderlings is captured in rare video By Stacy Liberatore For Publishe... read more

The astonishing innovations in the running in the 2023 ‘Oscars’ of airline cabin design

This year’s Oscar winners have just accepted their gongs – and now it’s time for the ‘Oscars’ of aircraft cabin design to step int... read more

Airbnb’s most wish-listed budget UK rentals – all available for around £100 a night

These Airbnb rentals prove that budget doesn’t have to mean bleak. They are the top 10 most wish-listed low-cost UK properties on Airbnb’s books ... read more

Discovering the Excitement of Gambling in Singapore’s World-Class Casinos

Singapore is renowned for its modern infrastructure, multicultural society, and booming economy. As a popular tourist destination, Singapore offers a range of a... read more

Verona for under £100 a night: This small, romantic Italian city is packed with history

In fair Verona we lay our weekend break. If you know anything about this northern Italian city, which dates back to Roman times, it’s probably as the scene fo... read more

Woman who has visited all 50 states shares tips on saving money when traveling 

The cost of life on the road can quickly add up, but a woman who has visited all 50 US states and each of the seven continents has shared her hard-earned cost-c... read more

Are German tourists really a different class to Brits abroad? The evidence suggests not.

Spanish politicians have an uneasy relationship with tourists, flip-flopping between encouraging visitors from wealthy European nations and making steadfast com... read more

Inside America’s oldest Irish pub, where Houdini’s old handcuffs are behind the bar

Warped wood, low lighting, the woozy scent of ale, and the crunch of sawdust under foot.  Stepping through the eroding swinging doors of McSorley’s Old A... read more

Inside Britain’s most remote mainland community on Scotland’s Knoydart peninsula

‘I’ll come back when it’s less busy,’ says the lady, and marches out, vibrating with rage. I sympathise, to be honest. There she was, en... read more

The Brits who left home for the ‘Good Life’ in Poland

Marianne Goodman can’t contain her excitement at she and her husband’s new move. Having sold their ‘cul-de-sac house’ near Hartlepool, the bubbly 58... read more

How the Great Blizzard of 1888 on March 11 left 400 dead on the East Coast

Tangled telephone lines, 500,000lbs of manure covering New York City streets, snowdrifts up to 52ft high in Brooklyn and more than 400 left dead on the East Coa... read more

Amazing castles you can rent on Airbnb, from a ‘Disney-like’ castle in Scotland to a French chateau

These are royally good rentals. Here we present a regal array of castles that are available to rent on Airbnb, from a French chateau that’s an hour outsid... read more

Paul Merson reveals how he missed seeing sights on his travels because he ‘chose to drink instead’

Paul Merson, an ambassador for an addiction recovery platform, reveals how he missed seeing sights including the Great Barrier Reef on his travels because he &#... read more

You’ll be treated like a friend at these splendid Wolsey Lodges – and may not even need a key 

Looking for an alternative to a traditional B&B? Try a Wolsey Lodge — often cheaper and certainly better value. There’s nothing corporate about them, ei... read more

We live in the coolest places in the UK… Here’s what we really think!

The Cornish fishing village of Polperro was recently named the coolest place to live in the UK – pipping rival spots in Norfolk, Buckinghamshire and Lanca... read more

Bare-chested Brits get on the beers in Benidorm and top up their tans in 23C sunshine

Bare-chested Brits get on the beers in Benidorm and top up their tans in 23C sunshine while back home the UK freezes in the snow Spain’s mini heatwave ble... read more

Discovering that surfing, coasteering and freezing baths in Cornwall can soothe the body and soul

Ice is nice in Cornwall: Freezing baths, surfing, coasteering – cold water is a hot therapy for body and soul By Hugo Brown For The Daily Mail Published: ... read more

Star-gazer’s DIY telescope snaps photo of Milky Way rivalling NASA’s £16bn Hubble telescope

He must be over the moon! Amateur star-gazer takes incredible Milky Way photos with DIY telescope he built using spare parts off eBay (and the snaps are so good... read more

LNER vs Lumo: Travel experts review the two East Coast Main Line services in a fascinating duel

LNER vs Lumo: Travel experts pit the East Coast Main Line’s 125mph train services against each other on journeys from London to Newcastle – and foot... read more

Pictured: Culver Hole, the spooky secret smugglers’ cave in Wales that’s sealed in by a stone wall

It looks like something from a lost world. Tucked inside a 100ft cliff along Wales’ Gower Peninsula lies Culver Hole, an ancient cave sealed behind a stone wa... read more

Inside Britain’s ‘wonkiest pub’ which is up for sale amid fears it could be closed

A boozer dubbed ‘Britain’s wonkiest pub’ is going up for sale amid fears it could be closed for good after 192 years.  The Crooked House, in ... read more

Croatia is becoming a tourist favourite – but you can still find unspoilt spots on these two islands

You meet people who say Croatia is the new Italy. It used to be a part of the Venetian Republic, so there is logic here. And Diocletian’s Palace in Split is o... read more

The shocking extent of the plastic crisis: 4.9 MILLION tonnes of rubbish are floating in our oceans

A new study has shed fresh light on the shocking extent of the global plastic crisis.  Researchers have discovered that as much as 4.9 million tonnes of plasti... read more