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The other Dubai

There’s another side to high-rise digital Dubai. Michael Edwards stays at Al Seef Hotel by Jumeirah, in the heritage area, and learns how the Emirati are rediscovering their precious identity

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10th Dec 2018
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Historic Hampshire

Michael Edwards discovers a peaceful country retreat at Audleys Wood Hotel near Basingstoke.

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29th Nov 2018
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Reasons to walk the Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago (or the Way of Saint James) is one of the most popular of the ancient pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostella. Here's everything you need to know about why you should try it.

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21st Nov 2018
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Haven a great time on NCL Epic

David Powell finds an exclusive ship within a ship as he samples The Haven, NCL's most luxurious, peaceful and discerning cruise experience.

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21st Nov 2018
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The Meerkat OAP

Few people would consider retiring to the remote inferno of the Kalahari, most prefer a cosy McCarthy & Stone apartment within walking distance of Waitrose. But 78 year-old Professor Anne Rasa is redefining the Real Marigold Hotel concept. Michael Edwards investigates

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12th Nov 2018
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Domaine de Perches

Many of us dream of that epic restoration project in rural France. Michael Edwards enjoys a sumptuous boutique hotel that escaped Grand Designs’ attention

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8th Nov 2018
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Discovering Mauritius

Mark Twain wrote that Heaven was modelled on Mauritius. Michael Edwards discovers that Tui’s all-inclusive Sensimar Lagoon Hotel has only improved things.

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25th Oct 2018
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The Spanish Costas – a hot spot this winter

Escape the UK's winter chill and enjoy 4 weeks winter sun from just £512 per person.

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9th Oct 2018
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London’s Seven Dials

Just a few steps away from Covent Garden and Leicester Square lies a secret village. Michael Edwards reports

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8th Oct 2018
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5 Reasons to try a solo tour

Designed exclusively for solo travellers, Wendy Wu solo tours provide you with a ready-made group of like-minded fellow explorers to share your holiday with. Here are five reasons why you should join us!

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2nd Oct 2018
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The Lion at Wendlebury

Eloise Craven Todd enjoys a cosy weekend at the beautifully boutique Lion at Wendlebury and even finds time for retail therapy at Bicester.

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1st Oct 2018
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Autumn travel ideas: Kerry

One of Ireland's best kept secrets is begging to be explored and the splendid colours of autumn make Kerry ideal for a memorable short break.

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26th Sep 2018
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Fancy doing Christmas, a little different?

3 night Christmas and New Year Cruises from £135 per person. Discover what's new on these fabulous, festive mini cruises with Brittany Ferries’.

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24th Sep 2018
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India in a market

Inspirational fashion, spicy Indian food and creative ethnic crafts: Delhi’s Dilli Haat is India in a nutshell. Michael Edwards explains

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24th Sep 2018
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Frankfurt's buzzing

Staying in Jumeirah’s tower of luxury, Michael Edwards discovers that Frankfurt is just about to become an even more attractive destination: the “New Old Town” is opening.

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12th Sep 2018
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The Algarve – a premier winter warmer

4 weeks winter sun in Portugal from just £596 per person

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11th Sep 2018
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A holiday fit for social media braggards

Forget sun, sea and family friendly holidays…a third of British parents want their holidays to shine on their social media feeds!

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4th Sep 2018
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Discover your perfect winter sun hideaway

4 weeks winter sun from just £512 per person

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4th Sep 2018
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South Africa's Green Kalahari

With lunar landscapes, enormous blue skies, a ribbon of green fertility and the mighty Orange River – Michael Edwards says there’s far more to the Green Kalahari than just wildlife

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3rd Sep 2018
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Lose yourself in Lincolnshire

Nestling above the bulge of East Anglia, the county of Lincolnshire is an essential destination for foodies, history buffs and wildlife-lovers.

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21st Aug 2018
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New Hall Hotel, Sutton Coldfield

Surrounded by a peaceful lily-covered moat, New Hall Hotel, surprisingly close to Birmingham, is one of Britain’s most romantic hotels. Michael Edwards, living like royalty, investigates

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13th Aug 2018
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Malaga reborn

Spain’s sunny southern city on the Med has reinvented itself. Michael Edwards enjoys the chorizo, museums, tapas and wine.

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6th Aug 2018
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Belgravia: London’s finest village

Staying at the luxurious Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Michael Edwards surprisingly finds a traditional village at the heart of London.

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30th Jul 2018
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Celebrate summer with the National Trust’s best outdoor cinema, theatre and music events

Enjoy the very best of summer with this guide to outdoor cinema, theatre and music events at National venues around the UK.

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23rd Jul 2018
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Aarhus: Denmark’s second city

Chic Scandinavian design, fascinating museums, beaches, superb food and just 90 minutes flying time from London: Michael Edwards reports that Aarhus is becoming Europe’s coolest destination.

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16th Jul 2018
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The most beautiful places to visit in Mallorca

From stunning mountains and breathtaking beaches to luxury accommodation and spectacular natural beauty, Mallorca has it all.

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5th Jul 2018
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Crathorne Hall: The “real” Downton Abbey?

Overlooking the North Yorkshire Moors, the stately Crathorne Hall Hotel is set in Downton Abbey territory. Michael Edwards reports.

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2nd Jul 2018
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Walking: The delight of the Isle of Wight

Lying just four miles from the south coast, and only two hours from London, the rich and eclectic appeal of this little body of land, still remains a mystery to many, says Jill Fordham.

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21st Jun 2018
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Cultured Cordoba

Spain’s sunny southern city, an hour inland from the Costa del Sol, is perfect for a short break reports Michael Edwards.

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18th Jun 2018
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Why it pays to book a P&O Cruises holiday …

There's so much value and so much in store on a P&O Cruises holiday, you could be enjoying a holiday that just keeps on giving

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11th Jun 2018
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