Michael Dalton

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The strange phenomenon of 'twin films'

<b>Sometimes a story is so good, you just have to tell it twice.</b><p>This seems to be particularly true in Hollywood, the landscape of which is littered with examples of "twin films" - two movies that are not only about the same thing, but are often released around the same time.<p>The Mercy, which came out …

Eight of the Best: Camping by the Water in Victoria

Lakes. Rivers. Beaches. Pitch your tent by any of these, and relax in nature.<p><b>Sealers Cove Hike-in Campsite, Wilson’s Promontory National Park</b><br>Wilson’s …

The Most Beautiful Train Ride in America Only Costs $97

It starts in Seattle and ends in Los Angeles.<p>Hands down, one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see America's vast beauty is by train. Don't believe us? Then allow us to introduce you to Amtrak's Coast Starlight, which has been called "one of America's most beautiful train rides" since the …

Lonely Planet

Whether you're a beach bum, night owl, culture vulture or all three - here's your guide to the gorgeous Gilis.

10 chocolate-box villages within reach of London

London is a brilliant, invigorating, ever-changing place... but sometimes you really need a breather. When the villagey vibes of Barnes or Hampstead …

England

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 …

7 travel apps you might actually use in 2017 | Travel Feature

1. For European rail adventures: Loco2<p>If you’re planning a rail trip around Europe this summer, Loco2 is a must-have. Whether you’re going to Lyon …

Victorian holiday gems that you've probably never heard of

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Ask most international travellers what Australia's …

Buck Mulligan’s Whiskey Bar and Bookshop Opens in Northcote

A bar devoted to literature, drinks and snacks from Ireland.

The British island at the edge of the world

To go to the shop, dentist or pub, Foula’s residents have to travel across 20 miles of open ocean. Photographer Jeff J Mitchell visited the Shetland isle to see what it’s really like.

Why you haven't seen London until you've done this pub crawl

Rich in tall tales and superlative ales, these pubs deliver some of London’s most fascinating historical nuggets. Take an afternoon to wend your way around them, soaking up the atmosphere while you partake of a pint or two.<p><i>This walk features in Camra’s excellent new London Pub Walks guide – out</i> …

The quietest corner of London

In London’s bustling centre lies a centuries-old brotherhood, hidden from even most locals. For one day, Tom Hodgkinson lives like a member… and learns the one rule they must all obey.<p>Four hundred years ago, a fabulously wealthy arms dealer and moneylender named Thomas Sutton was approaching death. …

Highlights Package

Station to station: the best train journeys you've never heard of

Famous railways – from America’s California Zephyr to Switzerland’s Glacier Express – are rightly celebrated in travellers’ lore. But the most iconic journeys tend to have popularity and prices to match their fame. Look a little closer into the world of train travel, however, and there are dozens …

Why does Britain have such bizarre place names?

Bishop’s Itchington, Westley Waterless: there is plenty to smile or snigger at on a map of the UK. But in fact, these names reveal a hidden – and fascinating – history.<p>The drive from the town of Much Wenlock to Ashby-de-la-Zouch is 60 miles east across the English Midlands. Once you have crossed …

British History

15 Survival Gadgets For Your Next Outdoor Adventure

You've never wanted to go outside more than now.

Australia's ancient railway line runs again

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Strahan is not a place you arrive at by accident. Even …

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Astronomy

Roy Keane and Manchester United: Ten years after his acrimonious exit

Adam Bate<p>Comment and Analysis @ghostgoal<p>Roy Keane and Manchester United: Ten years after his acrimonious exit<p>Roy Keane was Mr Manchester United but …

28 Christmas Cocktails for a Jolly Good Time

Raise your glass with these festive ideas.<p>It isn't a party without one of these tried-and-true cocktail recipes, featuring classic holiday flavors like cranberry, candy canes and even apple pie!

Candy Canes

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

10 of the greatest British rail journeys

Glasgow to Mallaig

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

New Zealand rugby union team,Rugby World Cup 2015,Rugby World Cup,Rugby union,Sport<p>A country of just four million is home to arguably the most dominant team in sport. But how do the All Blacks remain at the pinnacle more than 100 years after the ‘Originals’ established their supremacy?<p>His full …

New Zealand

Three-minute guide to the US city of pop culture

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>WHY<p>San Francisco is a city that looms large in pop …

Drink Up: The Greatest Bars in the World

What makes a bar truly great? We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out—and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class cocktail menus or a vibe that just keeps you coming back every Thursday. Read on for …

East Village

This Unassuming Home Is Hiding a Big Surprise Inside

Make that five big surprises.<p>From the outside, the Original Orlando Theme House at Reunion Resort looks like any another suburban Florida home. But step inside, and you'll see that this house is anything but ordinary.<p>Located six miles from Disney World, the 5-bedroom, 5-and-a-half-bath rental home …

New York City

10 Ways to Create a Colorful, Vintage-Style Kitchen

Take cues from Junk Gypsy Jolie Sikes-Smiths's charming, kick-off-your-boots cooking space.<p>Jolie Sikes-Smith knows a thing or two about making flea market finds look fresh. Along with her mom and sister, she runs the Junk Gypsies shop and stars in the Junk Gypsies show. Here's how she filled her …

Vintage