Muhammad Haekal

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Everything you need to know about trips to see the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are one of nature's great displays, a free, multicoloured light show that is most commonly seen in the Arctic regions. Every performance is different, a beautiful, shifting dance of nocturnal rainbows that many viewers find a humbling and spiritually uplifting …

The 10 Rules of Packing

When you’ve spent more than a decade on the road, you get asked some pretty interesting questions. The one query I get most, though, is about packing: what to take, what to leave, where to put it. I’ve taken scads of trips, but every time I get back, I know I could have gone even lighter. Let’s …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

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The best stylish Berlin hotels

An insider’s guide to 10 of the most stylish places to stay in Berlin, including the best luxury hotels and budget accommodation.<p>The Mandala Hotel<p>Berlin, Germany<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Read expert review<p>From £ 135 per night<p>Check availability<p>Rates provided by<p>Booking.com<p>This graceful five-star …

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Lapland holidays: what to see and do

Forget - if you can - Father Christmas. He may be the main attraction for the vast majority of visitors crossing the Arctic Circle over the next few weeks, but Lapland has a lot more to offer than elves and grottos. It is an intensely beautiful landscape of snow-bound forests, frozen lakes and vast …

16 incredible Northern Lights hotels

To watch the ethereal and elusive Northern Lights is to witness one of nature's most splendorous sights: a celestial dance across the Arctic sky that surely features near the top of most - if not all - travellers' bucket lists.<p>Those seeking this remarkable phenomenon have a decent pick of …

How to do the Tube Challenge

If, while waiting for a train at Chesham station one morning, you glance over to see a few super-excited joggers holding a stopwatch, video camera and a dozen energy bars, think nothing of it – unless you happen to see them again sixteen hours later exiting a train at Heathrow’s Terminal 5. In that …

Top 10 cool city tours around the world: guided walks with a twist

Many city tours are either generic, big-group walks – in which you are fed dry facts with no particular theme – or super-cheesy, “we’re-not-like-the-other-tours” experiences, where you are guided by someone wearing a trilby and strumming a ukelele while telling tales of local cult legends. So, …