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7 Warning Signs That You Will Never Achieve Your Dream

According to the title of a popular motivational magazine manual, there are no UN-achievers, but please don’t mention that to the people who are …

The Japanese soldiers who cannibalized US pilots in World War II

In 1944, pilots shot down over Chichi Jima Island in the Pacific were captured and executed by the Japanese before being turned into gruesome dishes for the soldiers defending the island.<p>The U.S. Navy bombed and shelled the Bonin Islands from late 1944 to early 1945 in anticipation of the invasion …

British expats from outside Europe must pay for NHS hospital care

A bill for 150 per cent of the cost of treatment will be handed to Britons living outside the European Economic Area if they don't have insurance<p>Expats from outside Europe who return to the UK to use NHS hospitals will be billed for 150 per cent of the cost of treatment if they don’t have …

Europe's 10 best family villas for 2016

When booking a villa for a family with young children, you want a location that’s easy to get to, a house that is safe (bonus points if it supplies toddler clobber, so you won’t have to lug it through the airport) , somewhere to swim, and a bit of shade to protect young skin. For toddlers, you may …

Insider Guide to Portugal’s Southern Coast

<b>Portugal</b> is made for wanderers. From the top of the Moorish remnants of Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon cascades downhill in all directions, new paths beckoning at every turn. Surf camps dot the 215-mile stretch south of the storied capital city. Part of the region known as the <b>Alentejo</b>, this shore is …

40 free things to do in Rome

Travelling to Rome on a budget? Never fear – sightseeing in Italy's magnificent capital city doesn't have to cost the earth. Although many museums and monuments charge hefty admission fees, a surprising number of the famous sights are actually completely free. The doors of the city's art-laden …

Italy

Slovenia: Europe's outdoor adventure playground

The central European country of Slovenia packs an adventure-sports punch much greater than its diminutive size would suggest. The north of the country is dominated by towering mountain ranges that provide plentiful challenges for hikers and skiers. In the west, pure alpine streams strengthen as …

European Travel

The highs of trail running in the Alps

I am a runner. A city runner to be exact. My terrain is the flat plain of the streets and parks of London, where the marathon takes place tomorrow. I do<p>10km runs three times a week. I am very fit — at least I thought I was, until I went trail running in the Alps.<p>I joined Julia Tregaskis-Allen, …

A perfect weekend in Barcelona

Two days in Barcelona can only ever be a teaser of what it has to offer, so bear in mind that this a subjective grab-bag of highlights, spanning ancient and modern and packaged into a geographically convenient, eminently walkable, weekend tour. It is also all-weather, but in high summer you might …

City Halls

You don't have to be a millionaire to visit the French Riviera

Years ago it served as inspiration for legendary American authors such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, and today Beyoncé sunbathes on a yacht in St. Tropez.<p>That doesn't mean that travelers without a disposable income can't enjoy the French Riviera.<p>You can experience the coast's old-world charm and dazzling …

France

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

European Travel

9 Shopping Villages in Europe

Whether you’re looking for high street chains, exquisite designer boutiques, or quirky vintage finds, shopping in Europe is a fashionista’s dream …

National Geographic Travel

Direct train to Europe

<b>You can now board a train in London and a few hours later get off by the Mediterranean - the new direct service between St Pancras and Marseille is the furthest passengers have ever been able to go on a train from Britain without getting off. But why, more than 20 years after the Channel Tunnel</b> …

Europe

Bavaria, Germany: the 10 best things to see and do

World leaders attending the G7 summit in Bavaria have been getting a tantalising taste of what is on offer in what is one of the most picturesque regions of Europe. They have sampled the wheaty Weissbier popular in these parts and the Weisswurst (white sausages) consumed with pretzels and a …

The 10 Most Underrated European Cities to Travel to This Summer

Why not make one of these overlooked destinations your next big trip?<p>Why not make one of these overlooked destinations your next big trip?

Top 10 train station restaurants in Europe

The romance and frisson of rail travel are the perfect accompaniments to these superb dining experiences in the continent’s top stations<p>1e Klas, Centraal station, Amsterdam<p>Named after the former first-class waiting room the restaurant now inhabits, the 1er Klas is a wonderful slice of 1880s glam, …

France

Top 15 Cities and Towns You Must Visit When You Go to Italy

Most tourists in Italy flock to the country’s major attractions and cities, paying homage to the wonders of Rome, Florence and Venice. They are, of …

Cruising The Canals In One Of The World's Most Charming Cities

<i>On May 24, 2014, my fiancé, Andy, and I got married in New York City. Seven days later, we hopped on a plane with two carry-on suitcases and two</i> …

10 of the best B&Bs in Europe

From a boutique guesthouse above a Bordeaux bistro to a surrealist-inspired retreat in Berlin, these 10 stylish and friendly B&Bs are perfect bases for European city breaks<p>Chez Papa, Barcelona<p>This bohemian-looking guesthouse close to the Sagrada Familia has a homey feel. Decorated with flea market …

European Travel

The Nazi plan to relocate Jews to Madagascar, one of World War II's forgotten ‘what ifs’

History is filled with "what ifs." Writers and historians alike are keen on imagining alternate scenarios had one event turned out differently.<p>For instance, what if the Axis powers had won World War II (as imagined by writer Philip K. Dick)? What if Napoleon had successfully invaded Russia in 1811? …

World History

The 30 most beautiful towns in Europe

These are the 30 prettiest towns in Europe, according to the fine people at the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA).<p>It was challenged to come up with 30 smaller destinations to promote to holidaymakers. This is what they came up with (and there's only one in Britain).<p>1. Kilkenny, Ireland<p>On …

Samsung's next Galaxy phone just leaked

The first image of Samsung's next major smartphone, the Galaxy S7, has leaked.<p>Evan Blass, who has a nearly perfect record leaking new smartphones before they come out, shared the following render of the Galaxy S7 on VentureBeat:<p>As expected, the Galaxy S7 will come in two models, one with a standard …

Phones