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Expert guide to Mýkonos

The Cyclades are most enjoyable in late spring – when the landscape is still green, the sea has warmed up to feasible swimming temperatures, but the crowds have yet to descend – and early autumn, when the summer hordes have departed and the sea is at its warmest. In both spring and autumn you can …

Barcelona attractions: what to see and do in spring

Parks and gardens<p><b>Parc de la Ciutadella</b><p><b>Barcelona</b>’s most beautiful park holds a boating lake, playgrounds, a waterfall and the city zoo. It’s always thronged with people, but a wonderfully relaxed place nonetheless.<p>Location: Parc de la Ciutadella<br>Admission: free<br>Contact: 00 34 93 413 24 00<p><b>Park …

Easter holidays 2014: late deals and family breaks

Britain<p><b>Family-friendly Cornish cottage</b> <br>Stay at a family-friendly cottage at The Olde House, a group of pretty properties on a 550 acre working farm at Chapel Amble, near Wadebridge, north Cornwall. The farm has lots of lambs at this time of year and there are play areas, an indoor pool and a daily …

The northern lights over the UK: our readers' images

The aurora borealis could be seen across the UK on Thursday night, and our readers were out to see them, from the Lake District to Holy Island. Here is a selection of their images – and you can share your own via GuardianWitness

Top 10 reasons to love Copenhagen

Surprising, artistic, experimental and cosmopolitan, the Danish capital overflows with cafés, culture and history. Here are 10 reasons to love the city.<p>1. The Danes know how to play<p>In contrast to the commercial clutter of most theme parks, Tivoli (tivoli.dk) has clung on to much of its 19th-century …

Malta's best cheap restaurants

These recommendations, and many more, can be found in the <b>free Telegraph Travel Guides app</b>. The app features expert guides to destinations including Paris, Rome, New York, Malta and Amsterdam.<p><b>Trabuxu Wine Bar</b><p>One of my favourite places for a one-dish, inexpensive meal. Trabuxu was Valletta’s first …

Umeå 2014: a year of highlights for the European Capital of Culture

Looking at Umeå, it’s easy to see why this likeable town, the capital of Västerbotten County and part of Norrland – Sweden’s northernmost province – has been granted the title of European Capital of Culture for 2014. Its attractive riverside setting, year-round outdoor activities, abundance of …

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Win a northern lights holiday worth £3,000

With all predictions indicating that this is going to be the best winter in a decade to view the northern lights, Telegraph Travel has teamed up with the adventure specialist Off the Map Travel to offer a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two to Arctic Sweden.<p><b>The prize</b><p>The lucky winners will be be flown …

Winter photography competition: the winners

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

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Lonely Planet travel destinations

Destinations in Africa<p>A<p>Algeria Angola<p>B<p>Benin Burundi Botswana Burkina Faso<p>C<p>Cameroon Cabo Verde Comoros Chad Côte d'Ivoire Central African Republic<p>D<p>Djibouti Democratic Republic of Congo<p>E<p>Eritrea Ethiopia Equatorial Guinea Egypt<p>G<p>Gabon Guinea Ghana Guinea-Bissau<p>K<p>Kenya<p>L<p>Libya Lesotho Liberia<p>M<p>Mali …

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'Ultimate bucket list' plotted out

It would take a minimum of 255 days – and almost £50,000 – to complete 100 of the world’s greatest travel experiences in one non-stop trip, according to a home exchange web site.<p>The itinerary put together by LoveHomeSwap would take in activities ranging from cheese-rolling in Gloucestershire to …

Travel Awards 2013 winners

Favourite UK city<p><b>Winner</b> Bath<b><br>Second</b> Edinburgh<b><br>Third</b> York<b><br>Fourth</b> Cambridge<b><br>Fifth</b> Newcastle upon Tyne<p>Favourite overseas city<p><b>Winner</b> Tokyo<b><br>Second</b> San Francisco<b><br>Third</b> Copenhagen<b><br>Fourth</b> Bruges<b><br>Fifth</b> Sydney<p>Favourite European country<p><b>Winner</b> Austria<b><br>Second</b> Sweden<b><br>Third</b> Croatia<b><br>Fourth</b> Turkey<b><br>Fifth</b> Switzerland<p>Favourite …