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The best places to stay in the Dominican Republic (an island Hugh Grant loves)

Revealed: The best places to stay in the Dominican Republic (the island famous types from Hugh Grant to Justin Bieber and Bill Clinton love to visit) By Neil Si... read more

Bronze Age child’s shoe suggests problem of toddlers dropping things stretches back 3,000 years

Most parents will know the feeling of getting home, opening the door and realising your child has somehow lost a shoe. Scientists now think it could be a feelin... read more

300 plane passengers land back at starting point after seven-hour nightmare journey in Japan

300 plane passengers end up landing right where they started after seven-hour nightmare journey in Japan Flight JL331 was due to fly two hours from Tokyo’... read more

The Mail’s hotel Inspector calls at the Blakeney Hotel – the grand dame of the north Norfolk coast

The Mail’s hotel Inspector calls at the Blakeney Hotel – the ‘grand dame’ of the north Norfolk coast with guests who’ve been regul... read more

Essex is your oyster! The joys of ancient Colchester – which has incredible seafood

After the Roman invasion of Britain in AD43, the Emperor Claudius arrived in person, once the fighting was all over, and founded Camulodunum, present-day Colche... read more

Most people go to the Caribbean isle of Grenada for its beaches – but the hiking is spectacular too

The wild side of the Spice Isle: Most people go to the Caribbean island of Grenada for its beaches – but the hiking is spectacular too By Tom Chesshyre Fo... read more

Growing anger in Spain over EU ‘tourist tax’ for Brits

Growing anger in Spain over EU ‘tourist tax’ for Brits as Costa del Sol launches attack on Brussels plan that is feared could drive UK holidaymakers... read more

Pictured: The brand-new £2.3million Gruffalo attraction that’s coming to Blackpool’s seafront in May

Renderings have been unveiled of a new £2.3million attraction featuring some of the most beloved characters created by children’s author Julia Donaldson ... read more

The reality behind the Instagram snaps: Cabin crew reveal the things they hate most about their job

You’ve seen the glamorous Instagram snaps – now read about the ugly and shocking reality of being a flight attendant. Jay Roberts, who has worked as sen... read more

A ‘bargain’ Seychelles trip on Pegasos, a VERY small cruise ship that feels like a private yacht

Travel writer Jo Kessel filmed her seven-night voyage around the Seychelles, beginning and ending on Mahe, the largest isle in the archipelago, on Greek liner V... read more

‘Follow me!’ Pilot reveals the secret staircase on a Boeing jet that leads to beds for cabin crew 

Pilot reveals the secret staircase on a jet that leads to beds for cabin crew to rest during their shift By Ellen Coughlan For Mailonline Published: 13:50 GMT, ... read more

Mysterious giant metal sphere washes up in Japan – prompting authorities to shut down beach 

A mysterious metal sphere has washed up on a beach in Japan, leaving locals and Japanese authorities clueless as to its origin or purpose. The orb, measuring ro... read more

New Orleans’ final Mardi Gras parade is an explosion of color

Mardi Gras is raging on today in New Orleans as the famous party city marks the final day of the Carnival season before the Lenten period begins. This Fat Tuesd... read more

Inside Arras – the little city the French would love to keep for themselves

Little city the French would love to keep for themselves: Arras has all the ingredients for an ideal short break – it’s just a shame most Britons drive ... read more

A slice of Italian luxury in Britain: Inside the opulent Baglioni Hotel London by Hyde Park

I arrived at the opulent Baglioni hotel on my folding bicycle. In the rain. The hotel sits directly opposite a multi-use path through Hyde Park, so I got a good... read more

Italian spa QC Termemilano goes viral on TikTok for its ‘chaotic’ THUNDERSTORM simulation pool 

A video of the storm simulation room at the QC Termemilano spa in Milan has gone viral  Spas are typically tranquil spaces, but one Italian wellness retreat is... read more

Inside London’s Prince Akatoki, the luxury Japanese-style hotel where Madonna’s crew find zen

Is there a more hushed and zen-minded hotel in London than the Prince Akatoki? I doubt it. Tucked behind stunning Georgian houses in a crescent near Marble Arch... read more

Best and worst short-haul airlines named by Which? – Wizz Air is ranked bottom and Jet2 is comes top

Budget airline Wizz Air has been named the worst short-haul airline by Which?, coming bottom of a ranking that is topped by Jet2. The 2023 ranking was produced ... read more

The once crime-blighted Washington DC now offers chic restaurants, hip bars and lively suburbs

It was the feeling of calm prosperity that shocked me. On a return trip to Washington DC, to see how the city has changed since I lived there in the mid-1990s, ... read more

Discovering grand architecture and a blockbuster Vermeer art exhibition in charming Amsterdam

We often ‘go Dutch’ in restaurants and split the bill. When faced with a challenge, we look to summon up some ‘Dutch courage’. And if a person bangs on ... read more

Tantalising ski deals (including for a resort that will be displaying a Bond movie Aston Martin)

Tantalising ski deals around the world (including for a resort that will be displaying a £5million Aston Martin that featured in a Bond movie) By Neil English ... read more

Leopard in Kenya gets lion to leave its tree… by pooing on it 

Mane plops keep falling on my head: Leopard gets lion to leave its tree… by pooing on it The leopard, Spot, was hiding in a boscia tree in Kenya’s Nabo... read more

From Gate Lice to the View Killer: Travel expert names the most annoying types of plane passenger

From ‘Gate Lice’ to the ‘View Killer’: Travel expert names the most annoying types of plane passenger – so which one do YOU hate t... read more

Country manor house which inspired a Virginia Woolf short story goes on market for £2.6million 

A historic country manor house, which boasts 7,900sq ft of space and inspired writer Virginia Woolf, has gone on the market for £2.6million. Woolf – who ... read more