9:17am Monday 10th February 2014
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I’ve been to Barcelona on several occasions, but spent most of my time sitting on the beach rather than seeking snow. So I’m surprised to learn that just a four-hour drive away in the centre of the Pyrenees is the little-known ski resort of Val d’Aran.
9:27am Monday 13th January 2014
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Tricky teens are tough to please, especially when it comes to spending time with ‘old’ people. Sarah Tucker bites the bullet and takes her son on an American adventure Taking a teenager on holiday can be hard work. I have one, so I should know. But surely a road trip across the States should please even the most cynical critic?
11:11am Monday 30th September 2013
The quality of a breakfast is often the hallmark of a good B&B or inn, and the fare on offer at the White Horse Farm Inn at Rosedale Abbey in its picturesque North Yorkshire Moors setting certainly lived up to expectations.
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There’s no shortage of impressive beaches and stunning scenery in the Caribbean, famous for its warm waters and laid-back way of life. But for spectacular views and awe-inducing landscapes St Lucia has the upper hand.
10:02am Monday 25th February 2013
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9:12am Monday 1st October 2012
Long palm tree-lined white sandy beaches, along with picture-postcard emerald waters, make Phuket a tropical paradise. It really does look as stunning as the pictures you see in the brochures and magazines.
9:26am Monday 17th September 2012
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8:58am Monday 16th July 2012
It was on August 18, 1962, that Ringo Starr made his first appearance as The Beatles’ official drummer at Hulme Hall in the pretty village of Port Sunlight, Wirral. The group were the headline act in the local horticultural society’s 17th annual dance.
8:56am Monday 28th May 2012
8:31am Monday 23rd April 2012
When JK Rowling conjured up the tales of Harry Potter in her imagination, did she gaze into a crystal ball like Sybill Trelawney, Hogwarts’ eccentric professor of divination, and picture the adventure taking place just outside Watford?
8:47am Monday 26th March 2012
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9:19am Monday 13th February 2012
A group of country house hotels is offering ‘Downton Abbey’-style short breaks from around £70 per person as rival hotel chains slash their standard rates to attract more leisure customers during February.
8:52am Monday 23rd January 2012
9:06am Monday 16th January 2012
January may be a depressing month, but with a full holiday allocation at your fingertips, it’s time to think about this year’s big trip. Here are some of the best new destinations to give you some ideas.
8:21am Monday 9th January 2012
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9:00am Monday 4th July 2011
Although the long school holidays have nearly begun, owners of holiday homes around Britain are being forced to slash prices and offer more flexible rentals instead of cashing in on the usual sky-high peak season rates.
9:16am Monday 4th April 2011
As we sailed away from the narrow streets of Old Portsmouth where press gangs roamed in Nelson’s day, my wife and I were already studying the leaflets and maps which you collect on the ferry across the Solent.
8:50am Monday 7th March 2011
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8:18am Monday 7th February 2011
he seaside town is once again in the spotlight thanks to the new adaptation of Graham Greene’s classic novel, Brighton Rock, set in the Sixties – a time of clashes between mods, rockers and rival gangs – and starring Menston actor Sam Riley.
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