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Madrid Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Though Madrid is miles away from the sea, the city experiences a Mediterranean climate, which means warm, humid summers and mild …

Travel

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

European Travel

13 Leather Luggage Picks That Will Never Go Out of Style

These leather duffels, suitcases, and carry-on bags are well worth the investment.<p>Genuine leather is truly a timeless material. It ages more …

Five of the best ski resorts for children

The first question to ask is: what makes a great resort for kids? While almost all ski resorts have something for little ones, there are few genuinely amazing areas out there. It’s best to avoid North America because of the travel time and jet-lag issues, so we’ve concentrated on the two biggest …

Skiing

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

Our Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

<i>Baltimore</i><p>Over the course of 103 years, Recreation Pier has been, at times, a shipping facility, community center, and television set — as well as an …

Hospitality

The 25 best European city breaks for spring 2018 and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to the top 25 destinations for a city break in 2018, including what to do and where to stay in Venice, Amsterdam, Florence, Lisbon, London, Barcelona and Reykjavik.<p>Italy<p>Rome<p>Rome's mild Mediterranean climate is a persuasive draw for visitors from the cool north, but the …

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

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Barcelona

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

Asia Travel

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

South Africa

Activity holidays for single-parent families

Five thrill-seeking holidays for single-parent families, offering watersports, bike rides – and endangered turtles<p>Decca Aitkenhead’s family fitness holiday in Ibiza<p>Canoeing and camping in the Ardèche<p>Acorn Adventure specialises in active camping holidays for families in Wales, France, Italy and …

Swimming Pools

The 50 greatest hotels in the world

The George V, Carlyle, Cipriani, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Sandy Lane... the fabulous properties that have not made our final cut reads like someone else's hot hotel list. But here at Telegraph Travel we maintain that absence makes the list grow stronger. Starting with a clean slate, our team of …

The secret to finding the perfect ski resort

Whether it’s the variety of France, the charm of Austria, the glamour of Switzerland or the giant mountains of North America, finding the right ski resort for you can be a daunting task.<p>If your priority is being able to relax in a luxury spa or to dance on the tables after a day on the mountain and …

Skiing

The 20 destinations you must visit in 2018

Our experts reveal their top 20 picks for the year ahead, from the beaches of Turkey to the rainforests of Nicaragua.<p>1. Turkey's Turquiose Coast<p>Sunshine-soaked and with a glittering blue seaboard, Turkey’s glorious “turquoise” coast wouldn’t normally rank as a newly rising star. The 300-mile loop …

Common Foods You’ve Probably Been Cooking the Wrong Way Your Entire Life

Sure, you wouldn't call yourself a fancy chef, but you probably consider yourself pretty good in the kitchen — which is why you're going to freak out …

Food

Where to Stay in Madrid

How to Pick Your Accommodation in the Spanish Capital<p>Madrid is a big city by European standards. Just going for the best hotel in your price range …

29 of the dreamiest beaches on Earth - as chosen by our experts

The World Snow Awards: the best ski resorts, gear and tour operators

From kit to resorts, tour operators to travel agents, the sixth annual World Snow Awards, hosted by <i>Telegraph Ski and Snowboard</i>, honours the very best in snow sports.<p>The best ski resorts<p><i>Decided by a judging panel of snow-sports experts, who voted on a shortlist of entrants drawn up by The Telegraph</i> …

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

Top 10: the best hotels in Barcelona city centre

An insider's guide to the best hotels in Barcelona city centre, including the top places to stay for rooftop pools, comfortable bedrooms and spas, in locations close to La Rambla, Passeig de Gracia, the Old City and the Gothic Quarter.<p>Hotel Bagués<p>Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain<p>8 Telegraph expert …

The 25 places in Eastern Europe you must see in your lifetime

Five tiny UK islands filled with magic

The ordinary becomes strangely thrilling when bundled into a circular package and separated from the mainland by a strip of water. We are lucky to be surrounded not only by sea but by an abundance of this small-island magic. There are more than 6,200 small islands in the archipelago that is the …

22 European cities you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

The 10 buildings you must visit in your lifetime

This weekend, architecture lovers across the city can enjoy free access to more than 800 of London's historic buildings as apart of the annual Open House London event.<p>A spiral stair no wider than your shoulders. A whispering gallery. A raven by Norman stone. When we are very young, we experience …

The 100 best cheap eats in London

London might well be the world’s greatest food city (that’s right, we’ve gone there) but with spiraling living costs putting the brakes on the …

The 20 Mediterranean islands you must visit in your lifetime

Is it the sea, the strange sense of security, or just that wonderful feeling of escaping from life on the mainland that makes an island break so special? Whatever the exact chemistry, islands make brilliant holiday destinations, and nowhere more so than in the Mediterranean in summer. With the help …

10 of the World's Most Unusual Hotels

From a desert palace constructed of salt to an upcycled Boeing 727, these unique lodgings will redefine how you think of hotels.<p>Pack excitement and whimsy into your travels the moment you check in. At these 10 unique destinations, your hotel is the adventure. Sleep under the magical glow of the …

Northern Lights

50 of the world's most unusual hotels

From quirky to downright weird, a guide to the most unusual places to stay around the world, featuring the world's best spaceship treehouses, ice suites, underwater hotels and glass igloos.<p>Treehotel, Harads, Sweden<p>Located in the pine forest around Harads are seven unique ‘treerooms’ (more are …

7 Must Have Items That Are Sure to Spice up Your Vacation Anywhere

Credit<p>Here's the drill: it's 2016, and summer is around the corner. If you're thinking of travelling, now is the time to try something different from the way you've been traveling for years. If this is your first time, then it's never too late to start out in grand style.<p>Sure, going to the beach, …

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