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Hokkaidō road trip: exploring Japan's wild north

With its wide-open spaces, national parks, active volcanoes, forests of silvery beech, forlorn coastlines and remote fishing towns, Hokkaidō is ideal for road trips.<p>Japan is famous for its efficient rail system and doesn't exactly scream road trip. But when most people think of Japan, they usually …

The world's best alternative theme parks

Yes, you might have visited Six Flags and Disneyland in all its iterations (in Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong and come 2015, Shanghai).<p>But what about all the other weird and wonderful theme parks out there? Here's a small selection of delightfully different theme parks, to give your travels an offbeat …

Family-friendly ski trips in the French Alps

If the words ‘family ski trip in the Alps’ conjure up images of ultra-chic families gliding by in the latest fur-trimmed ski gear, lift queues longer than the opening night of <i>Frozen 2</i>, and package prices that make your eyes water then we have good news for you — low-key budget trips are possible …

How to banish back-seat boredom on a family road trip

Kids are not baggage – you can’t just sling them in the boot. I know because I’ve tried. A bored child can turn into an insufferable one when you are trapped together for hours in a claustrophobic car.<p>But don’t despair. Here are some of the ways you can prime their imaginations for a trip before …

Visiting Rome with kids: gladiators, gardens and gelato

Rome's top attractions offer much to fire children’s imaginations, from the Colosseum with its past of blood-curdling spectacle to spooky underground catacombs where the early Christians buried their dead. The city’s historic centre is kid-friendly too, dotted with spacious piazzas, foaming …

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Helsinki with kids

With the Moomins as national treasures, it makes perfect sense that the Finnish capital should be child-friendly, but geography also plays its part.<p>Helsinki's coastline wriggles to form gentle beaches and inlets, lapped by the blue-grey Baltic Sea. The coast is dotted with islands – one dominated …

Oslo with kids

Oslo is known worldwide as a capital of culture, with enough cutting-edge arts, cuisine, architecture and design to keep even the pickiest traveller enthralled.<p>But what about visiting Oslo with kids? Will it also please those smaller, notoriously fussy travellers? With parks everywhere you look, …

The final frontier: a visit to Disneyland Paris

In my career as a travel writer, I’ve crossed the Sahara, trekked the Himalaya and survived the traffic in downtown San Francisco. But nothing could compare to my latest assignment: an intrepid expedition to the mythical kingdom of Disneyland Paris.<p>OK, maybe I’m over-egging it a bit, but when I …

Barcelona with children

One of the great things about Barcelona is the local habit of including children in many seemingly adult activities. Going out to eat or sipping a beer at a <i>terrazza</i> (terrace) needn’t mean leaving children behind. Barcelonins take their kids out all the time and don’t worry too much about keeping …

All the fun of the fair: Paris’s best retro attractions

With its bicycle-powered merry-go-round, carved carousels and music hall memorabilia, the Musée des Arts Forains in Paris is particularly enchanting at Christmas – and is one of a host of old-fashioned attractions for the festive season<p>For more than two centuries, the Paris neighbourhood of Bercy …

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Cruise News: The Top 12 Cruise Stories of the Year

Cruisers ready for Cuba, China ready for cruising, rivers keep on rolling, and more<p>It was a dynamic year for cruising. In 2015, new brands broke out, …

8 New Year’s Travel Resolutions (And How to Stick to Them)

Make 2016 the year of no unclaimed vacation days.<p>The year 2015 was the best travel year of my life. Why? Because I spent most of it on the road. In October 2014, I quit my editing job in New York; the following month, I flew to Shanghai on a one-way ticket. In the 365 days since, I’ve traveled …

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The Perfect Weekend in Melbourne

When time is short, spend it well in Melbourne—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in Australia's cultural hub.<p>Sophisticated, stylish, free-spirited: Melbourne lucked out and has all of Australia's best personality traits. There's more risk-taking and art-making in Oz's …

5 Charts Showing Habits of Asian Business Travelers for 2016

As the world’s fastest-growing business travel market, Asian business travelers are probably bolder and more open-minded than the U.S. and European …

12 Best Long-Haul Airline Seats in the Sky to Fly in 2016

Long-haul flight can be excruciating, but it doesn’t need to be.<p>Aeronautics engineers, aircraft manufacturers, designers, and airlines have …

Where to go in 2016: Top 16 up-and-coming destinations | CNN Travel

World’s Best Islands for Food 2015

“This is a foodie paradise and beach paradise rolled into one,” observed one voter in our WBA survey. The small British isle has a prolific food …

The 10 Hottest Global Travel Destinations To Visit in 2016

Take note from Virtuoso's 2016 Luxe Travel Report before planning all your 2016 getaways.<p>While it's probably considered more productive to work on your New Year's resolutions, it's definitely more fun to map out your 2016 vacation plans instead. For those of us looking to add to our Passport stamps …

The Best High-Altitude Cities

25 Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

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Top 10: the best beach hotels in Italy

A guide to the top 10 beach and seaside holiday hotels in Italy for 2017, including the best spots for families, watersports and relaxation, in destinations such as Sicily, Tuscany, Sardinia, Puglia and Ischia.<p>Hotel Il Pellicano<p>Porto Ercole, Tuscany, Italy<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Set up in the …

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