Isle of Skye - swim in fairy pools Walk to the series of pools and waterfalls near Glenbrittle on the Isle of Skye. Look through the clear emerald water for the underwater arch between the two top pools.
An expert guide to the best hostels in London, including the best for clean, secure dorms with lockers, private rooms with en suites and televisions, buzzing bars, restaurants serving cheap food, 24-hour
According to a new survey by TripAdvisor, Sheffield is the place to head this bank holiday weekend for the best-value UK city break. A three-night escape for two people costs an average of £706 – that's
When to go There is no best time to visit Oxford, as every season has its charms. In early spring the trees of North Oxford drip with blossom, though May is when Oxford perhaps looks her loveliest. The
Where to go Yorkshire’s national parks are a must visit: the Dales, the Peaks and the Moors. Its coastline is similarly breathtaking, in particular the cluster of craggy stone-built villages north of For
Travel Site: Stonehenge, Avebury, and Associated Sites Location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Year Designated: 1986 Category: Cultural Criteria: (i)(ii)(iii) Reason for Designation:
Running until 10 August, a new initiative allows guests to stay the night, and decide afterwards how much they feel their stay was worth. France ranks as the world’s most popular tourist destination, around
Reduced sea ice allowed the buildup of huge waves in the Beaufort Sea. 2 Minute Read Sixteen-foot waves are buffeting an area of the Arctic Ocean that until recently was permanently covered in sea ice—another
For many businesses, social media is a crucial way to connect with customers and encourage them to come back. That’s the theory, at least. But one hostel owner in Glasgow took a rather different approach
Drinking late is as much a part of the Edinburgh Fringe experience as its theatre, music and comedy. As the festival starts, Tony Naylor searches out the city’s best craft beer bars It may look like a
The following is an edited version of Marion Littler’s travel diary, which describes a cycling tour of Europe taken with her father in 1933. The words of Marion, who was 19 at the time, provide a touching
It’s one of a traveller’s worst nightmares - being the last person at the airport conveyor belt and coming to that slow realisation that your bag isn’t coming. Such a sensation was felt by hundreds of
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Like fireflies sparking on a hot August night, the universe’s most massive stars run the gamut of their lives in a cosmological blink of an eye. The most massive stars known — the rare, hot O3 spectral
Rotterdam is your typical second city. While second cities might often be disregarded in favour of just checking out their popular counterparts (Amsterdam, we’re looking at you), to do so is a travel pas.
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“From Cairo, it’s only about three hundred miles to Abydos, in Upper Egypt,” begins Peter Hessler’s article about the current state of Egyptian archeology, “The Buried,” in this week’s issue of the magazine.
[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] After making the requisite joke's about how funny Irish city names like Dingle sound to Americans (ah, to be single and mingle in Dingle) we walked down the quaint, pub-lined
Travel Epic coastal drives. Historic links courses. Literary pub tours. Castles that echo of ancestry. The allure of Ireland and Northern Ireland is as strong as ever—soak it all in with these ten don't-miss
As if Yorkshire needed putting on the map, this Saturday will see all eyes drawn to God's Own Country as world's best cyclists gather for the Tour de France's Grand Depart. The epic event will see flocks
Something magical happens when temperatures rise and the sun shines in the British capital. Londoners emerge across the city, with parks, pavements and pubs filling up with convivial drinkers, and smiles
Private Jet Trip, Jersey £8,500 A private jet to Jersey for four people for a unique “three-course three-venue” Michelin star lunch, with PrivateFly (privatefly.com) and Luxury Jersey Hotels (www.luxuryjerseyhotels.com),