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A weekend guide to Cornwall

In the southwest of the UK, Cornwall is a glittering gem of British paradise. Looking at the images of white sandy beaches and turquoise water you’d …

Beaches

20 of the best places to stargaze in the UK

South Downs national park, Hampshire, West and East Sussex<p>The South Downs became an international dark sky reserve in May 2016, with 66% of the park having bronze-level skies (as assessed by the International Dark Sky Association), which means the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxy can be seen. It has …

National Parks

Canada's top 10 food festivals and foodie experiences

The world’s second-biggest country covers 9,984,670 sq km, and all that space holds not only a huge diversity of landscape, but also a wealth of ingredients, from popular favourites (hello, maple syrup) to lesser-known treats such as bison meat and bakeapples, amber-coloured berries similar to …

Canada

The best European ski resorts for beginners

<b>Jasná, Slovakia</b><p>Slovakia’s largest ski area is a good place to learn, with low prices, and gentle slopes by the hotels. The mountains, despite being called the Low Tatras, rise to over 2,000 metres and have a decent snow record.<b><br>Pistes</b> 45.7km <b>Lifts</b> 26<b><br>Bonus</b>: Beginner Package £175pp including six days’ …

Skiing

Ireland's Castles

Castles dot the countryside of the Irish Isles. Some remain private homes, some are open to the public, and some are mere ruins of what they once were.

Ireland

Britain's 10 best fish and chip restaurants have been revealed

Britain's 10 finest fish and chip shops have been revealed, in the form of the shortlist for the National Fish & Chip Awards 2016.<p>Candidates on the …

Secret Venice: guide to the city's best campi, or squares

The Adriatic is hardly the fiercest of seas. Its tidal currents flow lazily and, in winter, lugubriously along <b>Venice</b>'s Grand Canal and its profuse tributaries, those labyrinthine streets famously full of water. Even during rush hour when the city’s residents are on the move in waltzing fleets of …

10 of the best railway station restaurants: readers’ travel tips

Inspired by our Top 10 on station dining in Europe, Guardian readers added tips for other railway station restaurants to savour. Here’s a selection of their fine dining work<p>It seems readers love sniffing out decent cafes and restaurants on their travels. In this roundup they pick (nibble and scoff) …

Trains

The 12 European cities you should take your child to before they're 18

City breaks are the perfect family bonding experience – they’re a great low-stress option for half-term - and Europe is full of child-friendly restaurants, hotels and activities. Here are our favourite cities for children of all ages.<p>1. London<p>With playgrounds and glorious parks in every …

European Travel

Flora Tonking of 'The Accidental Londoner' chooses her five favourite gardens in London

<i>We’ve launched a new Blog Network that involves getting a bunch of cool bloggers to write for us, such as Flora from The Accidental Londoner. Here</i> …

England

22 tourist attractions you must visit in Scotland

TWO of Scotland's top tourist attractions were included in a list of the UK's top 10 museums.<p>The National Museum in Edinburgh and Glasgow 's …

TripAdvisor

The great eastern European road trip, part six: Poland

In the final instalment of his road trip, Kevin Rushby visits Poland’s Baltic seaside finding pine-backed beaches, wilderness and a lot of pizza • Week 1: Croatia Week 2: Albania Week 3: Bulgaria Week 4: Romania 5: Slovakia<p>The last leg of our 5,000-mile European tour started with a long drive …

European Travel

Buy a house in foodie heaven

This is what you can get in the gastronomic hotspots, off the beaten track<p>Along with the climate, scenery and culture, the local food and wine is usually a key ingredient in choosing holiday destinations.<p>After all, what would a week in <b>Tuscany</b> be without a glass of chianti classico accompanied by a …

Italy

11 cosy and quintessentially British spots to retreat to this autumn

LONDON — With summer receding and a long autumn stretching ahead, now is an ideal time to think about booking a British mini-break.<p>The country might …

Richard Branson's Secret Tips On Catching Happiness

In a world of ever-increasing materialism, greed, and selfishness, it takes effort to <i>be.</i> To be happy, to be conscious, and to be yourself.<p>Perhaps …

Happiness

Finally, the definitive bucket list: The Temples of Angkor, Great Barrier Reef and Machu Picchu lead the places you MUST see, say Lonely Planet's adventure experts

• <b>Travel website Lonely Planet has revealed the places that every traveller should visit</b>• <b><br>The list was compiled by travel experts and writers who rated</b> …

National Parks