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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

Campaigner prepares to name and shame 100 hunters in his new book

For most families, a holiday involves a child-friendly resort, a good book and plenty of activities to keep the kids busy. But a Center Parcs-style break wouldn... read more

How elephants of South Africa and their love of fruit play a vital role in making luxury GIN

For centuries, elephants have been drawn to the scent of ripened marula fruit across the plains of South Africa. Generations of families have learned from the e... read more

‘Totally surreal’: Travel blogger films his trip in FIRST CLASS on a BA 777 from Heathrow to Dublin

A travel blogger has filmed his extraordinary experience travelling in a Boeing 777 first-class cabin on a flight that lasted just 50 minutes. The 242ft-long 77... read more

Which billionaire has the best boat? How Jeff Bezos’ Koru compares to other eye-popping superyachts

Which billionaire has the best boat? Here we compare Jeff Bezos’s $500M superyacht to other eye-popping vessels owned by the super-rich, with features tha... read more

These B&Bs in Europe’s capital cities offer everything from in-room massages to private city tours

If you hanker after somewhere that’s more home than hotel on a city break but still want luxury touches, these family-run B&Bs offer everything from in-ro... read more

Feast your eyes on these spring ski deals, including for a resort hosting Michelin-starred chefs

Feast your eyes on these spring ski deals, including for one resort where Michelin-starred chefs will be rolling into town for a weekend of fine dining By Neil ... read more

Majestic lynx is filmed roaring while stalking through snowy Maine forest

The cat’s meow! Majestic lynx is filmed roaring while stalking through snowy Maine forest – before spotting trail-cam lens and giving it an affectio... read more

Remote ex-railway worker’s cottage dubbed Britain’s ‘loneliest house’ has £50k slashed off price 

A remote cottage dubbed one of Britain’s loneliest houses has had its asking price slashed by £50,000 because it is so remote no-one has snapped it up. N... read more

Travel memories more positive than recalling a first kiss for nearly half of people

Holidays make you VERY happy – says science! Travel memories more positive than recalling a first kiss for nearly half of people, according to facial reco... read more