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9 Great Castle Hotels in Europe

Photos of nine castle hotels in Europe, including Ireland, Greece, France, Austria, Spain, and Germany.<p>Peckforton Castle<p>Château de Mirambeau<p>Sababurg Castle<p>Dromoland Castle<p>Parador de Santiago de Compostela<p>Kinsterna Hotel and Spa<p>Ashford Castle Hotel<p>Popular Galleries

How to find a good river cruise for less than £1,000

<b>A holidaymaker writes:</b><p>We’re keen to try a river cruise but looking to spend less than £2,000 for two of us. Is it still possible to travel on a decent ship?<p><b>Jane Archer, cruise expert, replies:</b><p>The top-end river cruise companies are expensive because they include a lot in the price, from flights and …

31 reasons why we love Scotland

The hidden Scottish Highlands

Hikers roam freely in this glacier-carved land of lonely sea cliffs, winding trails and breathtaking views.

Montenegro - The Pearl of the Adriatic

A destination often has an iconic building or place that one instantly associates with it. Think Taj Mahal for India, The Eiffel Tower for France. …

European Travel

48 Hours in Prague

Nicknamed “the golden city of one hundred spires,” Prague looks like something out of a fairy tale and is absolutely one of Europe’s most beautiful …

Milan's best dishes and where to try them

Creamy risottos, tender veal shanks and hearty stews lovingly prepared in the home. Milan lies in western Lombardy, a region with rich culinary traditions, where meat features heavily on the menu. You’ll find Milan’s fancy eateries serving creative and sophisticated fare, but you’ll also be able to …

Milan, Italy in 72 Hours

Photo: Andrea Getuli<p>“Milan is one of those cities that you need to know and have rifled your way through, like a good book,” said Kristen Scott …

Britain's top 20 coastal towns

Becky Dickinson picks the best places to live for people who really do like to be beside the seaside<p>The nights are drawing in and the leaves are tumbling from the trees, but a home by the sea never loses its appeal. Do you dream of moving to a house with a view of the waves and a dawn chorus of …

Western Balkans: time-tripping in southeastern Europe

The Balkans have attracted adventurers for centuries – literary bigwigs Lord Byron and Rebecca West penned romantic accounts of journeys through these, once foreboding and mysterious lands. For modern-day travellers, intrigued by the puzzle of Europe’s rough-around-the-edges southeastern corner and …

Istanbul city guide: essential sights, and where to eat, drink and stay

Photograph: PR<p>Meze at Dai Pera<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/7/1415360775740/154aed78-b08c-4ed7-8a3e-9c028ac2fad2-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Meze at Dai …

This is how your Gmail account got hacked

If your Gmail account got hacked, blame your friends.<p>You are 36 times more likely to get scammed if your contacts' accounts have been hacked, according to a study released this week by Google (GOOG).<p>It's rare. On an average day, only nine in 1 million accounts gets stolen. But when it happens, the …