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5 More Fun, Affordable Train Trips

Trains are not only a huge part of our history and economy, but they make for relaxing and scenic travel. We last gave you five enjoyable and …

Top 10 film- and TV-themed bars and restaurants

Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock<p>I have a dream … promotional image for Nicos’ Taverna.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442421833358/51d9ead5-c03f-48a6-a1b7-68809c6b3c86-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock<p>I have a dream … promotional image for …

Gatwick Airport offers 'guarantee' for connecting flights

Gatwick airport has launched a service that allows travellers to book combinations of low-cost flights protected against delays and cancellations, with budget and full-service combinations expected to become available in the future.<p>For a fee of £27.50 per person per way, “GatwickConnects” promises …

How to Travel Without a Wallet

You can worry a little less about getting your wallet stolen while on the road—but keep a close eye on your smartphone.<p>Android Pay is rolling out …

Apple Pay

The airlines that earn the most from baggage fees

Extras, including baggage charges, booking fees and sales of in-flight food and drink, accounted for up to 38.7 per cent of airlines’ total revenue last year, new research has shown.<p>A report into “ancillary” revenue at 63 major airlines found US-based Spirit Airlines, which charges passengers up to …

5 people who changed the world of travel forever

Meet the brave, the bold and the bonkers trailblazers of travel<p>Thomas Cook (1808-1892): Package prince<p>In 1841 a Baptist minister from Derbyshire …

Thomas Cook

Teacher's Guide on How to Create Forms Using The New Google Forms

September , 2015<br>Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Besides being free and easy to use, Forms …

The allure and attractions of St Helena

It’s hard to think of an isolated speck of land more synonymous with inaccessibility than St Helena. After all, this seemingly lost island in the middle of the South Atlantic was chosen as the place of Napoleon’s final exile. But there is so much more here for the traveller – hike past soaring …

Ireland

Nuclear plants and leprosy islands: Rise of 'dark tourism' in Japan unveiled

From leper colony islands to tsunami-hit towns, a new magazine highlights the rise of so-called “dark tourism” hotshots in Japan<p>Forget Japan’s sushi restaurants, historic shrines, and geisha tea rooms – and make way instead for leprosy islands, nuclear disaster towns and Second World War …

10 of the best ways to enjoy Prague … on a budget

Photograph: Alamy<p>The park on Petřín Hill.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/4/1441370702781/0be80978-83fc-42e1-9bc0-0bdbd5348219-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The park on Petřín …

Prague

The world's 10 most amazing design hotels

With the opening of the oval-shaped Yanqi Lake hotel in Beijing next month – one that resembles a glowing shell – we take a look at the most creatively designed hotels you can stay in around the world

Royal palaces you can visit

The world's 10 oldest ruins

Top 10 wild swimming locations in Italy

1 Torrente Fer, Piedmont<p>Torrente Fer, near the forest of Cignas, is a beautiful place. It is easy to see why Camillo Benso, the Count of Cavour, was devoted to this area: natural pools running between large, smooth rocks, where emerald waters flow from one waterfall to another. It is also a great …

10 ideas for adventurous holidays in Iran

Photograph: Paule Seux/Hemis/Corbis<p>Amir Chakhmaq mosque in Yazd.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/28/1440763608338/b55e1353-f97a-4025-8e7d-7d928df74e14-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Paule Seux/Hemis/Corbis<p>Amir Chakhmaq mosque in …

Travel

Faecal matter on the TV remote, bodily fluids on bed linens and drinking glasses wiped with a filthy cloth: The dirtiest areas of a hotel room revealed

• <b>Studies have found alarming amounts of dangerous bacteria on surfaces</b>• <b><br>Guests are advised to request clean linens and wipe down surfaces</b>• <b><br>Light switches</b> …