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What travellers need to know about Brexit before we leave the EU

The spring transatlantic crossing of <i>Britannia</i> in 2019 is already on sale. And the final day of the voyage could prove interesting.<p>The P&O cruise ship …

United Kingdom

With its quieter beaches, pristine castle-dotted countryside and idyllic islands, eastern Europe is becoming popular for more than just city breaks<p>While Kraków remains Poland’s top destination, with Wrocław increasingly drawing attention as a hip alternative, the country’s vast countryside is a …

European Travel

Summer tickets for Spain's nerve-shredding Caminito del Rey go on sale

Tickets to walk southern Spain’s Caminito del Rey – a walkway suspended 100m above a beautiful gorge and once dubbed the most dangerous path in the world – have gone on sale for this summer’s season.<p>The walkway, which follows the El Chorro gorge near Álora, Málaga, reopened in 2015 after being …

A new book visits all of rural Scotland’s famous bothies – unlocked huts which provide free shelter to travellers. Here are some you’d have to be brave to stay in<p>There are around 100 bothies in Scotland – stone cottages, left unlocked for use as overnight shelters by travellers in wild places. You …

Scotland

The Eagles' Timothy B Schmit interview: ‘Tensions ran very deep'

<b>They created sublime melodies, but the iconic rockers were often at war with each other, their bassist</b><b>Timothy B Schmit</b> <b>tells Neil McCormick</b><p>"It seems like people are just dropping off the Earth,” says Timothy B Schmit. “I suppose that happens when you get older. It’s part of life. No one’s getting …

Glenn Frey

It is 100 years since the Russian Revolution started in St Petersburg. These tips from The Calvert Journal’s new app explore the city’s fascinating history as well as its contemporary youth culture<p>Founded in 1754 by Catherine the Great, the Hermitage is one of the world’s oldest museums and has the …

St. Petersburg

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

It's not available on every device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features may be arrive with future Android versions. For example, some of the features Google brought to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update — where it was first …

How I landed a 6-figure job at LinkedIn without a degree

Despite the aforementioned opportunities and over 10 years of experience, throughout my career, I have been turned down for dozens of social media roles because I did not meet the education prerequisite.<p>Which is why, when I was hired by LinkedIn on March 16, 2015, it wasn't just any other …

This guy went on a holiday in Australia but could not look more underwhelmed with the experience

The thought of travelling around Australia would seem like a dream to many, but for this one guy it would seem the experience was anything but. Imgur user Boedith – whose real name Lars Fevang – shared a series of photos from his solo trip Down Under where he visited all the top tourist spots to …

What Lies Ahead for Earth's Shifting Continents Just Might Surprise You

Roughly 1,000 kilometers east of Madagascar lies the small tropical island of Mauritius. Seemingly adrift in the Indian Ocean, it’s home to the extinct Dodo, rolling fields of sugarcane and — according to new research — three tiny crystals that date back 2.5 to 3 billion years. Oddly, that’s …

On The Grid: These Nifty New Apps Will Revitalize Your Wanderlust With Just A Few Clicks

Members of The Guestbook score cash back from stays at hot spots such as Solage Resort and Spa in Calistoga.<p>The intersection of travel and tech has happily flourished in recent years, thanks in part to hotel group-specific rewards programs, last-minute deal apps such as Hotel Tonight, and the …

Oporto for the Weekend

By College Tourist - Author Carson Sharp of Georgia Southern University.<p>Fall in Love with Oporto, Portugal in Just Two Days<p>Situated in the North on the West Coast of Portugal, Oporto is a city rich in history, culture, sights, eats, and drinks which makes for an excellent weekend getaway. Wander …

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

Lucy Worsley: the 20 best historic houses to visit

Get Paid To Travel: the 12 best jobs in travel – and how you can do them

Travel photographer<p>Timothy Allen<p><b>What’s so great about it?</b> I love the unknown. Travel is one of the only surefire ways of jumping into the unknown. …

What type of traveller are you?

Where do you fit into today’s travel scene? Are you a committed family traveller who never leaves home without an iPad for each child? A cultural …

Rooms: Puglia

Masseria Montelauro<p><b>Masseria Montelauro</b><br>Inland from Otranto, this 19th-century building has been thoroughly modernised — inside it’s all whitewash, …

Best Festivals Around The World in 2017

Festivals are a great way to experience a destination in a unique and different way. And with several hundred festivals all over the world every month - there are plenty to chose from! This post pulls together a collection of the Best Festivals Around The World in 2017 and showcases 3 festivals for …

This jogger is making Christmas art with GPS

Going for a run in winter is a cruel, joyless experience. The trees are dead, your legs are dead. And your dream of getting a head start to work off …

Naples astride a rumbling mega-volcano

A slumbering Campi Flegrei volcano under the Italian city of Naples shows signs of "reawakening" and may be nearing a critical pressure point, …

Cinque Terre, Italy: More than a Bucket List Destination

By far one of the most picturesque places I’ve ever seen, the Cinque Terre – meaning <i>Five Lands</i> – is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Quaint, …

5 Tricks For Making Cheap Travel Happen In 2017

The experts share their tips.<p>Money is one of the biggest reasons Americans tend to skip out on travel. But trotting the globe doesn’t have to be a financial headache.<p>In the video above, finance expert Tiffany Aliche and travel guru Evita Robinson share their tips for making this the year you commit …

10 reasons why you must visit Amsterdam in 2017

With Eurostar's first direct train service to Amsterdam expected in late 2017, next year could be the perfect time to visit. Rodney Bolt, our expert to the enchanting Dutch city, has come up with 10 more good excuses for a trip.<p>1. De Stijl centenary<p><b>Throughout the year</b><p>The influential Dutch art …

Nicola Sturgeon Brexit adviser pours cold water on her single market plans hours before they are unveiled

One of Nicola Sturgeon’s handpicked Brexit advisers has poured cold water on her proposals to keep Scotland in the EU single market even if the UK leaves, only hours before she unveils them on Tuesday morning.<p>Charles Grant, who sits on the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, said it was …

Whether it’s cinnamon biscuits in Brussels, potato-anchovy casserole in Stockholm or Christmas pudding with a twist in Copenhagen, there’s a wealth of culinary delights on offer at yuletide<p>During the festive season the Portuguese capital overdoses on cakes, desserts, fried pastries etc, with people …

European Travel

Britons living elsewhere in EU tell how they fear their pensions, healthcare and right to remain will disappear<p>British citizens who have chosen to work or spend their retirement years elsewhere in Europe fear their pensions, healthcare and right to remain will disappear post-Brexit.<p>“We were not …

Great Britain

Winter is the time for exploring snowy European cities that are full of cosy cafes – such as Zagreb, Ljubljana and Tromsø – especially when they’re served by budget airlines with low-season fares<p>Take one small city with a heart of medieval mitteleuropean quaintness at the foot of magnificent, snowy …

European Travel

How to Travel to Patagonia

There are few bucket lists that don’t include a life-changing trek through Patagonia. In T+L’s comprehensive guide, we’ll show you how to see the …

Away from the increasingly crowded capital region, there are new ways of exploring Iceland’s untamed landscapes – and a hotel that looks like a Bond lair<p>Dressed in traditional Icelandic jumper and matching hat, artist/musician Páll Guðmundsson is playing a xylophone made from flat stones he’s …

European Travel