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Get the right cover! Walking Spain’s most spectacular hike.

How are you with heights? Good? Then you might like to test them on what is often described as Spain’s most spectacular walk, the Cares Gorge in the Picos de Europa, the impressive limestone mountain range that’s close to the …

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tips for buying a property abroad

Thinking of buying property abroad? Here are some tips.

Whether it’s a second home somewhere sunny or you’re relocating to start a brand new life in foreign climes, there’s a lot to think about when you’re buying property abroad. Here’s some advice. 

European holiday destinations

Here are your top five favourite European holiday destinations

Recently we asked 1,400 of our readers about their favourite European holiday destinations. Can you guess which five countries made in onto the list? 

Europe’s best family-friendly music festivals for summer 2017

Europe’s best family-friendly music festivals for summer 2017

For the young, summer music festivals are mostly about partying all night and overindulgence. That all changes when you have little ones to think about. The good news is that the festival scene is receptive to the needs of the …

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Best events around Europe (and beyond) for Easter 2017

Best events around Europe (and beyond) for Easter 2017

There’s more to Easter than chocolate, hot cross buns and more chocolate. Discover the enchantment of centuries-old religious festivals. Get quirky with wonderfully weird Easter events. Or simply jet off to escape the scurrilous foil scrunching of another Easter treasure …

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The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week

The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week

The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week Welcome to another World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel blogging and writing. As always it’s compiled by Tristan Rothwell, the man who …

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summer 2016

10 sizzling Spanish festivals for summer 2016

10 sizzling Spanish festivals for summer 2016 It’s Britain’s number one holiday destination. But there’s more to Spain than sun, sand and sangria. For a more authentic experience, ditch the pink-skinned tourists by the queue for the pedalos and join …

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Were you affected by traffic delays to Dover?

Were you affected by traffic delays to Dover?

Were you affected by traffic delays to Dover? Over the weekend of 22nd to 24th July 2016 there were significant traffic delays when attempting to get to Dover, due to the increased security checks. We understand how frustrating this experience …

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Truck attack in Nice: advice for British travellers

Truck attack in Nice: advice for British travellers

Truck attack in Nice: advice for British travellers We would like to express our sympathies to everyone affected by the appalling attack in Nice during the Bastille Day celebrations. French authorities securing the city are currently advising people to stay …

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What does Brexit mean for British travellers?

What does Brexit mean for British travellers?

What does Brexit mean for British travellers? Whether you are an innie or an outie, there’s no doubt that Brexit will have some kind of effect on your travel plans at some point. It might just be a short term …

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