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Coastal walks to invigorate and inspire
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Coastal walks to invigorate and inspire

A walk by the sea hasn’t been banned yet, so take advantage while you can. Chris Carter reports.
27 Nov 2020
Travel and the art of doing nothing
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Travel and the art of doing nothing

Lockdown has made space in all our diaries for some daydreaming. Embrace it, says Chris Carter
20 Nov 2020
Travel: stay home and think of Japan
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Travel: stay home and think of Japan

A Japanese outlook on life will help see us through the lockdown, says Chris Carter.
13 Nov 2020
A trip to the International Space Station
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A trip to the International Space Station

By 2040 – or maybe even sooner – out-of-this-world holidays will be a reality, says Chris Carter
6 Nov 2020
Friluftsliv: how to embrace the long cold winter
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Friluftsliv: how to embrace the long cold winter

Do as the Scandinavians do with a little “friluftsliv” – get outside to enjoy this time of year, says Chris Carter.
30 Oct 2020
Forgotten wonders of the world
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Forgotten wonders of the world

There is plenty to see away from the main tourist trail, says Chris Carter
23 Oct 2020
Get out and enjoy the autumn
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Get out and enjoy the autumn

It’s the season for hikes among the trees and cosy meals in pubs, says Nicole Garcia Merida.
16 Oct 2020
Travel: a cosy weekend in London at No.5 Maddox St
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Travel: a cosy weekend in London at No.5 Maddox St

Chris Carter enjoys a city break in London, his home town.
9 Oct 2020
Where to take a skiing holiday this winter
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Where to take a skiing holiday this winter

There are still several appealing options for a skiing holiday, despite Covid-19, says Chris Carter.
2 Oct 2020
Four British holiday retreats fit for royalty
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Four British holiday retreats fit for royalty

Settling for a holiday in the UK needn’t mean roughing it, says Chris Carter.
25 Sep 2020
A Christmas away from the madness
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A Christmas away from the madness

It looks like the festive season will be cancelled in this country. Run for the Caribbean, says Chris Carter
22 Sep 2020
A whistle-stop tour of north Wales
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A whistle-stop tour of north Wales

Matthew Partridge takes in the country’s charming towns, breathtaking scenery and fascinating ruins.
11 Sep 2020
Five holidays for wine lovers
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Five holidays for wine lovers

From a Bordeaux-rivalling estate in Surrey to a taste of “fizz and falconry” in Kent. Jasper Spires reports
4 Sep 2020
Private travel: avoiding the rat race to the Costa del Sol
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Private travel: avoiding the rat race to the Costa del Sol

Luxury travel agents are beginning to seem like the sensible option, says Chris Carter.
28 Aug 2020
Take advantage of the world's deserted tourist hotspots
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Take advantage of the world's deserted tourist hotspots

Popular destinations are more attractive than ever as the crowds stay away. Nicole Garcia Merida reports
21 Aug 2020
Island hopping across the Mediterranean
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Island hopping across the Mediterranean

Chris Carter finds some oases of tranquillity for the summer holidays
17 Aug 2020
The charms of a trip on a canal
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The charms of a trip on a canal

You have no choice but to slow down and enjoy yourself on Britain’s waterways. Chris Carter reports
7 Aug 2020
The best places to take a swim on the wild side
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The best places to take a swim on the wild side

With indoor pools closed until recently, people have been taking to wild swimming. Chris Carter reports.
28 Jul 2020
Five of the best alternative camping sites
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Five of the best alternative camping sites

From an open-air bed in Devon to a peaceful retreat by the coast in Wales.
24 Jul 2020
Six hidden spots around Britain and Ireland
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Six hidden spots around Britain and Ireland

Find some peace and quiet in some of the UK's most secluded spots. Chris Carter reports.
17 Jul 2020
Four Airbnb bookings as seen on TV
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Four Airbnb bookings as seen on TV

The small screen has lent added glamour to these luxury apartments. Chris Carter reports.
10 Jul 2020
Three quiet destinations to consider as the rush to the airports begins
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Three quiet destinations to consider as the rush to the airports begins

As quarantine restrictions are lifted for many destinations, the summer holiday is now back on the agenda, says Chris Carter.
3 Jul 2020
Beware these post-Covid travel insurance traps
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Beware these post-Covid travel insurance traps

Post-Covid-19 travel-insurance policies are riddled with exemptions, says Ruth Jackson-Kirby.
27 Jun 2020
Four of the best beaches in England
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Four of the best beaches in England

Blow away the quarantine cobwebs with a visit to the coast. Nicole Garcia Merida reports
26 Jun 2020