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Travel writer Robin McKelvie joins Scotland Now to reveal more about his favourite country

I spend much of my year travelling the length and breadth of a destination that never ceases to amaze me.<p>There is always something new to discover …

About Us - We Eat, Breathe, Live it! Take A Trip To Italy

We Eat, Breathe, Live Italy!<p>Welcome to Tour Italy Now! I’m Dominic Siano, founder of Tour Italy Now, a pioneer in delivering Italy travel to clients …

Falling oil price encourages Britain to splash out

Sharp rise in restaurant, cinema and holiday sales as consumers enjoy benefits of falling fuel prices<p>The falling cost of petrol, the weakening of the euro, and an increase in wages has encouraged British consumers to start splashing out on holidays and restaurant meals according to new spending …

Croatians 'sleep-walking' into destroying tourism with Adriatic energy industry

As Cherie Booth speaks at a summit on energy exploration on Montenegro and Croatia’s pristine coast, opponents vow to fight industry ‘until our last breath’<p>An ancient walled city on a sparkling sea, surrounded by beaches and backed by the Dinaric Alps, Budva in Montenegro is one of dozens of …

European Travel

Three Tips to Maximize Award Travel to Ireland

<i>Saint Patrick’s Day is just over a week away, but if a few days of green beer and bagpipes doesn’t satisfy your craving for things Irish, award</i> …

Frog in your throat? Japanese nature museum launches FROG burgers to celebrate new poisonous creatures section

• <b>Orbi Yokohama is launching the unusual menu alongside its new exhibition</b>• <b><br>Guests can view 25 poisonous animals, before eating a frog of their own</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Switzerland Mountain Biking: Part Two - Planetenweg

Day One - Simplon Pass | Day Two - Planetenweg - Zinal | Day Three - Illsee-Parilet | Day Four & Five - Becs de Besson/Val d'Herens | Day Six & Seven …

The world's most luxurious skiing resorts

There’s a skiing break, and then there are the kinds of skiing breaks that you never forget. The snow is lush, deep and plentiful. Your bed is the …

10Best Explores Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

It’s a bitter February morning, clouds are hanging low and the forecast is grim but not unexpected: rain. Yet when I step outside into the quiet …

The London Eye in numbers

Since the attraction opened, on March 9, 2000.<p>The number of capsules, one for each of the <b>London</b> boroughs. For superstitious reasons they are numbered 1 to 33, with capsule 13 left out for good luck.<p>The number of people that fit inside each capsule, meaning the wheel can carry 800 at a time.<p>The …

Med Sailing Holidays In Croatia

There is a perception that holidays afloat are only for billionaires and the idle rich. Certainly, if you really want to play at being an oligarch it …

Germans' budding holiday romance with... Greece

1 / 3<p>German holidaymakers are increasingly flocking to Greece, leaving acrimonious wrangling over Athens' debt mountain to the politicians<p>German …

Dutch plan fresh fruit and flowers by rail

Three companies, Cluster Agrotechniek Westland, Dutch construction company Ballast Nedam and German intermodal logistics CargoBeamer have agreed to …

Dining in Modena, Italy: 7 dishes visitors should try | CNN Travel

Magaluf laws ban drinking on the streets

Town officials have produced stricter regulations ahead of the tourist season in Majorca in an attempt to prevent sex scandals that are the result of drunken bar crawls.<p>When a young woman was filmed behaving indecently with a string of men in a bar last year, the Mayor of Calvia promised to curb …

Best Winter Trips 2015

Travel<p>There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

Winter storm causing havoc in southern Europe

A winter storm centred over Mallorca has brought snow, wind and rain, causing widespread disruption across southern Europe.<p>Thirty three of Spain's 50 provinces were hit by the fresh wave of bitterly cold weather on Thursday.<p>Police and military services rescued some 400 people from vehicles stuck on …

ISIS plans to invade Europe through Libya

ISIS’ plans to conquer Europe via Libya have been revealed in letters seen by an anti-terrorism group. Owing to its perfect location on the …

4 maps that explain Europe's population shift

Europe's population is shifting to the Northwest.<p>The GDP in its more easterly nations seems to be booming, while the countryside and many smaller cities continue to empty at the expense of the great conurbations.<p>And while Europe's southern nations continue to suffer under austerity, cities around …

Geography

France to ignore call to introduce full ban on smacking children

Council of Europe berates French legislation on corporal punishment as not "sufficiently clear, binding and precise" but France says to "enshrine" smacking ban in law would "split the country"<p><b>France</b> says it will ignore a call by a top European human rights body to introduce a full ban on smacking …

Book a Holiday 2018 / 2019 | The Telegraph - Travel

Use our new selector tool to find your perfect escape. We have compiled all of our holiday collection in one place so it has never been easier to choose the perfect cruise, tour or beach escape. Simply choose your preferred destination and type of holiday from the easy to use drop down boxes and we …

Travel

Geography of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

02/24/2015 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>ARTS</b><p>An Oscar-winning art director discusses how he designed an imaginary hotel in the fictional country of Zubrowka. (Nat Geo News)<p>What style of hotel would you build in your own fictional country?<p>…

Cevennes National Park, France

<b>Name:</b> Cevennes National Park <b><br>Location:</b> France <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1970 <b><br>Size:</b> 353 square miles (913 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Peaks to Plains</b> In Cevennes National Park low mountains flow smoothly onto the plains of Languedoc, creating a patchwork of rocky heights, grasslands, forests, and farms. …

More Than 4,200 Migrants Rescued From Mediterranean Sea in 5 Days

LAMPEDUSA, Italy — A record-setting surge in migrants trying to reach Europe by making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea has led to 4,200 being rescued in just five days — the equivalent of more than one every two minutes.<p>The situation at an overstretched reception center in …

Europe's tolerant traditions put to test after Paris terror

AMSTERDAM (AP) — As Rotterdam's mayor and a former government minister, Ahmed Aboutaleb is a voice of mainstream liberal Dutch values. As a Muslim …

Religion

U.K. on Track to Become First Country Where Half of Ad Spending Goes to Digital

Unlike in the U.S., TV will only account for 24 percent of all spending in Britain and 28 percent in Western Europe in 2015, according to a new …

Russia launches aerial war games

<b>Russia has launched an aerial drill in the country’s northwest, with more than 50 fighter jets participating in the exercises, a military official</b> …

Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin redrawing Europe map by force and a threat to Baltic states, Western officials say

Senior Western officials have accused Russia of redrawing the map of Europe by force and posing a threat to the Baltic states.<p>Russian president …

Serving British soldier 'leaves base to travel to Middle East to fight against ISIS'

A serving British soldier is believed to have travelled to the Middle East to fight against Islamic State.<p>The man, thought to be 19, reportedly left …