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Packing it all in – a guide to travelling hand-luggage only

Packing light used to be a handy skill. These days, it's a necessity.<p>As airlines are crippled by ash clouds, strike action and general financial meltdown, they've had to find alternative ways of making money. Enter 'ancillary revenues', which basically means airlines charging passengers for …

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Canadian Badlands

In the Tom Cochrane video for "Life Is a Highway," the backdrop is a mix of towering, misshapen, ochre-colored rock (hoodoos) and endless grassy fields. The setting is the 35,000-square-mile region often referred to as the Canadian Badlands. The discovery of both coal and dinosaur bones in the late …

National Parks

Fifteen Things People Who Are Happy Do Differently

Photo: BK/Flickr<p>Ever since I fell victim to depression in 2008, happiness is a subject I've been much preoccupied with.<p><i>Why do people who outwardly</i> …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Cool Scandinavian hotels: readers’ tips

Winning tip: The Thief, Oslo<p>The Thief is a stylish new luxury boutique hotel in Tjuvholmen district on the harbour-front. Tjuvholmen (or thief island), once the city’s seediest quarter, has been reborn as one of Scandinavia’s trendiest art districts. Each of the 119 rooms in the hotel is adorned …

Norway's stunning landscapes in summer – in pictures

From sheer-sided fjords and rugged mountains offering world-class hiking to wooden fishing villages, Norway is famous for its dramatic landscapes – and in summer the sun never really sets<p><b>• Read more in tomorrow's</b> <b>Guardian Travel</b> <b>Scandinavian special</b>

Free Things to Do in Barcelona

From the street performers who line Las Ramblas to works by modernist masters like Picasso, Gaudí, and Miró, the Catalan capital is awash in culture, much of it accessible for free with a little planning.<p>From the street performers who line La Rambla to works by modernist masters like Picasso, …

Table Tennis

A guide to Portugal’s Alentejo region, home of Europe’s finest beaches

It’s 7pm on a balmy Saturday night in June, and I have just ordered my first Sagres beer in I Cervejaria, a restaurant in Zambujeira do Mar, one of the prettiest villages on Portugal’s south-west coast. The place is empty, but this doesn’t surprise me at all. I have spent two weeks in this area, …

Motorway breaks … near the M6

A journey along the M6 can be stressful, so here Sarah Smith picks out fun and peaceful escapes, from Birmingham to Carlisle, that will lift any in-car gloom<p>Junction 10a<p><b>Moseley Old Hall and Northycote Farm country park</b><b><br>Distance from junction</b> 2 miles<b><br>Follow</b> Turn on to the M54 and come off at Junction …

24 of London's most incredible historic pubs

As the Great British Beer Festival continues in London, we reveal our pick of the best historic pubs in the heart of the capital.<p>There are few more quintessentially English experiences than supping a pint of ale in a centuries-old public house, where the walls could tell you stories. London is …