Oct 1, 2014

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7 tips for slashing your costs on a city break

7 tips for slashing your costs on a city break

With budget airlines offering £19.99 flights to somewhere in Europe that it would have taken our ancestors a month to reach in a horse and cart, city breaks can sound pretty tempting these days. Until, that is, you start to factor in accommodation, eating out, transport, entrance fees, spending money… suddenly it all starts to seem less affordable. The trick, though, is to stay...

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Sep 24, 2014

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Mulling a Scotland road trip? Take the high road t...

Mulling a Scotland road trip? Take the high road to Kintyre

Pick up a car or camper at Glasgow or Edinburgh airport and allow at least a week for this automobile odyssey by way of Loch Lomond and Loch Fyne to the tranquil and scenic Mull of Kintyre. Three places along this route have deceptively similar names, writes Robin Gauldie. Don’t get them mixed up. Tarbet is on Loch Lomond. Tarbert is on the Kintyre peninsula. To make things even...

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Sep 19, 2014

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Quiz: Are your holidays hip enough?

Quiz: Are your holidays hip enough?

Take our quick and easy travel trends quiz to find out whether you’re a hip...

Sep 19, 2014

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Buy travel money now as pound soars ...

Buy travel money now as pound soars against euro after Scottish vote

Whether you’re cheering or bemoaning Scotland’s decision yesterday to remain...

Sep 18, 2014

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Majorca road trip: from the mountain...

Majorca road trip: from the mountains to the sea

Think of Mallorca, and perhaps you think of out-of-control teens on the...

Sep 18, 2014

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7 car hire ripoffs and how to avoid ...

7 car hire ripoffs and how to avoid them

Exploration and discovery are yours for the taking when you hire a car on...

Sep 16, 2014

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10 ways NOT to take a road trip

10 ways NOT to take a road trip

The great driving holiday can be the adventure of a lifetime – but taking a...

Sep 11, 2014

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In pictures: 10 airports you’d...

In pictures: 10 airports you’d actually want to get stuck in

Arriving at the airport to find your flight has been delayed can put a real...

Sep 10, 2014

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The Apple Watch and other cutting-ed...

The Apple Watch and other cutting-edge travel gadgets

Whether it will make the digital watch cool again is another question, but...

Sep 9, 2014

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Freedom on wheels: 6 of Europe’...

Freedom on wheels: 6 of Europe’s best self-drive adventures

  Time to get across the Channel and start exploring Europe in your own...