The power of Rhine Falls and medieval delights of Stein am Rhein

There is something about waterfalls. We were wowed by the power and majesty of the rushing water and were amazed at how close we could get to the flow of Europe’s largest.

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Seven amazing things to do in Sydney to make it your best holiday ever

From the iconic Opera House to the golden sands of Bondi Beach, there is something for everyone in this incredible Australian city.

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Should you book a summer staycation?

A traditional summer gander abroad, or a local romp during your time off work? A staycation could very well be on the cards for some of us this year.

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La Tomatina: trigger happy tomato throwers in the world’s greate...

For the uninitiated, the adrenaline is flowing because of the fear of the unknown, soon to be replaced by the fear of flying fruit chucked by 30,000 revelers in a glorious explosion of red.

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Why Australia might be at risk of ‘overtourism’

SPECIAL FEATURE: Recently, the disruptive agents of the sharing economy, like Airbnb, have been blamed for bringing more tourists into the heart of communities instead of just tourist sites.

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Thai Airways style all the way home to Australia from London

Award-winning service with a distinctively serene Thai style, and some fantastic stop-over options with Brightsun Travel. Airfares start at Sydney from £717pp, Melbourne from £708pp, Perth from £701pp and Brisbane from £717pp.

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Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls: what happens and how did it com...

RUNNING OF THE BULLS IN PAMPLONA | Spain’s famous San Fermin festival brings together daredevils and spectators of the world for a week of bull dodging and serious, serious partying. Here’s the what, how, why and when…

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Rebirth of a nation: Zimbabwe open for tourism again

With its political & economical problems a thing of the past, Zimbabwe is welcoming increasing numbers of tourists back into the country and hoping for even more. Armed with a camera & notepad, Kris Griffiths takes a tour of the reborn nation, experiencing its full range of impressive natural wonders up close

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Hacking your holiday: how cyber criminals are increasingly targeting t...

SPECIAL FEATURE: A staggering 3.9 billion malicious login attempts occurred during the last year against sites belonging to airlines, cruise lines, hotels, online travel, automotive rental and transport organisations.

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Travelogue: A trip to the highly unusual destination of Eritrea

In London, when I went to get a visa to visit Eritrea they asked me why I wanted to go. Why would a white lady of uncertain years WANT to go there alone?

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Searching for Dracula in Transylvania

While driving along winding roads through dense, dark, ancient forests and over mountain passes through the Carpathian Mountains in Transylvania, it is easy to be caught up in the Dracula story.

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Hitting the Peak – District, that is – for a perfect Engli...

The beautiful Peak District is an ideal place to enjoy some peace and quiet with someone special. With stately homes set against picture perfect rolling hills, lush meadows and leafy forests this is where English romance was born.

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Four handy tips on road tripping around Europe

Road tripping is not for everybody, so here are some tips if you’re considering hitting the road this summer.

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Get a free side trip in Malaysia on your way to Australia from London

Break up the journey home and experience the array of delights that Malaysia has to offer with Malaysia Airlines and Brightsun Travel.

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Soaking up the history in a walk around Dubrovnik

The thick stone walls proclaim invincibility. The wide marble Placa fuses shops, cafes, churches and palaces. The fine sculpture on buildings and monuments shows the centuries-old artistic heritage.

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