Matt Moran

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The 7 best European cities to visit for a mini-break in autumn

Every year when autumn begins to roll around our thoughts immediately turn to European mini-breaks.<p>Where can we go to escape the cold? Where will …

European Travel

Who needs Thailand? The best alternative gap year destinations, from Laos to Sri Lanka

It's that time of year when grades have rolled in, plans are being made, and others are being put on hold as disappointments are digested. And when other schemes are being hatched, for travels into the distant yonder - for a few weeks, a few months, or longer.<p>The list of gap year destinations is a …

South America

Elena Arzak's guide to San Sebastián, Spain: 10 top tips

<b>Restaurant Bokado</b><p>Bokado is a restaurant overlooking the stunning Bahía de la Concha. It’s great for dinner (the summer tasting menu costs €47pp and includes seared Iberian pork, langoustines and wild bonito) or for a drink on the terrace watching the sun set over the sea. The people behind Bokado …

Film Festivals

7 adorable French villages that will make you skip Paris completely

Everyone should see Paris at least once in his or her life, but as French tourism goes, it’s only the beginning. One of the cardinal sins of travel …

France

Toulon cruise port guide

Why go?<p>Toulon is the most underrated port on the Mediterranean. A major naval base, it suffered badly during the Second World War, but has been extensively renovated and now has lots to occupy travellers on a day trip. It’s also a convenient base for exploring Provence, from hill villages and …

France

8 Prettiest Lakeside Villages for your Europe vacation

From Bohinj to Annecy, these charming lakeside villages and cities make for idyllic Europe vacation spots.<p>Bodies of water dictate the distribution of …

European Travel

The 100 best restaurants in London

Time Out More Card<p>Introducing the perks card you’ll actually love. Jump the queue, score free wings, get one on the house at the city’s coolest …

Villefranche (Nice) cruise port guide

Why go?<p>With beautiful beaches, glamorous crowds, picturesque villages and excellent museums, shops and restaurants, the French Riviera has been a favoured holiday destination for centuries. Passengers arriving on cruises aren’t just treated to the idyllic Mediterranean surroundings of the small …

France

The best cities with beaches in Europe

City break or beach holiday? There’s no need to choose – here are the European hotspots that offer the best of both: buzzy urban life right next to …

Beaches

Hilltop town in Sicily hopes to attract new blood by offering old stone houses for €1

With its terracotta-tiled stone houses perched on a rocky crag overlooking rugged countryside, it might seem like the perfect Italian hill town.<p>But San Piero Patti has been losing inhabitants to ageing and migration for decades and has now decided to offer its empty houses for sale at €1 (90p) each …

Italy

41 of the funniest quotes about travel

Billy Connolly

Quick tours to languorous stretches: what's the ideal length for a Danube cruise?

Rising in Germany’s Black Forest, Europe’s second longest river winds 1,170 miles (2,850km) to the Black Sea through four capitals: Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Belgrade. It’s big on sights, but what will you see on cruises of varying lengths? Here's a closer look.<p>Short Danube cruises<p>Sailings …

European Travel

U.S. Targets Property, China's New Empire, Fed Outlook: Eco Day

• Congress sent President Trump legislation that broadens national-security scrutiny of foreign investments in U.S. firms, imposing new hurdles for …

Interest Rates

Top five car hire rip offs revealed

<b>New research by Which? Travel has found that 63% of car hire customers are worried about being ripped off by their rental company.</b><p>The low rate of …

Ripoff

10 of the best boutique hotels in Amsterdam

It may rank high on the list of destinations for stag and hen dos, but Amsterdam has so much more to offer than an inebriated weekend browsing its …

European Travel

DeepMind Cofounder Gives Teenage AI Fan 5 Pieces Of Advice

Some artificial intelligence researchers at companies like Google and Facebook are now earning more money than investment bankers at Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.<p>These researchers also have the privilege of working in a field of technology that’s poised to have a major impact on the world we live …

Artificial Intelligence

16 of the world's best coastlines

<b>(CNN) —</b> Coastlines are one of the most alluring of our planet's geographical features.<p>The clash of land and water is often mesmerizing, as are the plants, animals and human activities that flourish along a shore.<p>In classic novella "Heart of Darkness," seafaring author Joseph Conrad wrote that all …

National Parks

Six events to combine with a Rhine or Danube cruise, from tulips in the spring to Oktoberfest

Travelling at a serene pace on a luxurious vessel – it is hard to imagine a more relaxing or enlightening way to explore than on a river cruise. To make the experience even more memorable, you might plan your trip to coincide with a special event and become immersed in the culture of the local …

European Travel

Bowie, Buddhists and sunken cities: 10 things you didn't know about the Trans-Siberian Railway

The World Cup effect has put Russia back on the map for UK tourists despite recent diplomatic fallouts between the two countries. According to Russia specialist, Regent Holidays, bookings for trips along the Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia’s 9,289 km (5,772 mile) backbone, are up by almost 90 per …

5 hidden gems you must visit in Puglia, Italy

Known as ‘The Garden of Italy’, Puglia combines the best of Italy - the food, the wine, the history, the culture, the art, the weather, the beaches, …

Italy

What to Eat and Do, Where to Stay in Lisbon and Portugal

Someone once told me to pay attention when I kept hearing about a destination from multiple people. Over the last year, that destination has been …

European Travel

9 last-minute holiday ideas from the Condé Nast Traveller editors

ALBANIA<p>'Ksamil in southern Albania (<i>pictured</i>) – a fabulous beach destination with unspoilt Caribbean-level beaches is still very much under the …

Travel

'Why has the cost of my life cover with St James’s Place increased eight times in 16 years?'

<i>Among the several elements to my complaint about St James’s Place Wealth Management is the lack of explanation for the eight times increase in costs over 16 years in our life cover plan. We have this for inheritance tax provision.</i><p><i>We are also particularly concerned about an investment in a Spanish</i> …

Finance

Why this Croatian island from Mamma Mia is one of Europe's 'best-kept secrets'

Hidden off the coast of ­Croatia, Vis is a peaceful island where the locals have little contact with the mainland.<p>So the arrival last summer of Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Lily James and the rest of the <i>Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again</i> film crew came as something of a shock.<p>“Vis has been one of …

Mamma Mia!

Spectacular holidays for people who love the sea

Ah, the romance of the ocean: the rapturous splash of waves on sand, the whisper of a coquettish breeze, the sensual invigoration of a swim. All of us at some time in our lives, have discovered the sea is our ultimate playground. The personal recollections shared by The Telegraph writers over these …

Sailing

It’s a small world after all: Europe’s 7 tiniest countries

1: Vatican City<p><b>Size:</b> 0.44 km2<p><b>Capital City:</b> Vatican City<p><b>Pop:</b> 801<p>An independent state within the city of Rome, the Vatican City is the headquarters of …

Book It: Four hotels for a family escape to the Med

Heatwaves at home are all very well, but you just can’t beat getting away from it all in spectacular style with the family.<p>Valle dell’Erica Resort, Thalasso & SPA, Sardinia<p>Best for… peace and luxury<p><b>The low-down:</b> Set on almost a mile of private coastline, Valle Dell’Erica is that rare gem – an …

Chelsea FC

Brexit, The Netherlands And Trade

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Pieter Omtzigt, Brexit rapporteur for the Dutch parliament, about Dutch plans if Britain leaves the EU with little preparation.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>The deadline for Britain to leave the European Union is in March of next year - not too far away considering how …

Great Britain

The world's most incredible paradise island hotels

North Island

At-a-glance: The UK's four Brexit options

<b>With the UK on course to leave the European Union in March next year, the country faces four possible scenarios.</b><p>Leave with a deal<p>The UK and the EU both insist they want as amicable a divorce as possible, with a legal agreement setting out the kind of relationship they will have when the UK is no …

Great Britain