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Virgin Galactic now lets you use Bitcoin to pay for flights into space - Pocket-lint

Virgin wants you to pay for your next Virgin Galactic flight into space with a futuristic, virtual currency known as Bitcoin.<p>Bitcoin was worth less …

top 10 cities

After feverish debate, the results are finally in. Discover our travel experts' final cut of the most essential travel experiences and destinations on our Best in Travel page. And our top 10 cities - from reinvented classics to destinations on the rise - are sure to inspire your travels in …

Cape Town

Diving and coastal cool in False Bay, South Africa

South Africa's False Bay is known as the 'Serengeti of the seas', such is the diversity of its marine life, providing incredible scenes for scuba divers. Buzzy resorts around its edge provide something for landlubbers too<p>Sitting in a forest holding on to a tree, I wait for the big beasts to arrive. …

Top 10 affordable ski chalets and hotels in Europe

Edelweiss Ski Chalet, Zell am See, Austria<p>In August, Ingrid and Anthony Beardmore, and their two children, packed up their belongings in Derbyshire and moved to the Austrian Alps. They bought a large house in the village of Uttendorf, which they've transformed into a B&B chalet. Opening on 1 …

Seven of London's most spectacular ice rinks

One of the best things about the approach of Christmas is that it heralds the return of London’s ice rinks. Located throughout the city, the selection varies from well-established rinks encased by royal palaces to more recent additions bordered by some of the city's most impressive landmarks. …

'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 …

Top 10 bungee jumps in the world

"I still recall my first jump," reminisces New Zealander AJ Hackett, the man who launched commercial bungee jumping 25 years ago today. "I had the most amazing sensation."<p>At the time Hackett was running a struggling ski shop but inspired by British daredevils The Oxford University Dangerous Sports …

Most Colorful Places Around The World

ROY G BIV. Easter Eggs. Crayola.<p>Whatever your fancy, it turns out that places around the globe--from neighborhoods to entire towns--like to sport their preferred shades on their facades.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Most Colorful Places<p><b>CORRECTION: A previous version of this story called the Melbourne area beach</b> …

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top 10 countries

These 10 countries are destined for an epic year, whether they’re hosting festivals, cutting the ribbon on new attractions or simply raising their game for travellers. Feast your eyes on 2014's most unmissable destinations.<p>1. Brazil<p><b>All eyes on the pitch for 2014’s World Cup</b><p>A game of beach football …

Venice in Peril: beauty is a cause worth saving too

Fear for the future of Venice has seen some real action in the banning of cruise ships, but there is still a long way to go to preserve this beautiful city<p>The perennial and probably insoluble problem of <b>Venice</b> is never out of the news for long: the corruption of its matchlessly beautiful stone …

Top 10 winter destinations in Europe

Winter comes in many guises in Europe – in the polar north there’s serious snow and sunless weeks, while you’ll find lingering sunshine in the mild Mediterranean, and cosy cafe culture and Christmas spirit in the centre.<p>It's an inspiring time to visit grand metropolises and charming villages: with …

Ten essential travel destinations for Beatlemaniacs

It’s 50 years since the Beatles landed in New York in 1964, changing pop music forever. Here’s a Magical Mystery Tour with the Fab Four.<p>Bright lights of Reeperbahn in Hamburg at night. Image by Konrad Wothe / LOOK / Getty Images.<p>Reeperbahn, Hamburg, Germany<p>John Lennon once said, ‘I might have been …

Buenos Aires

Set-jetting: top 10 movie and TV destinations for travellers

Rather than dreaming about the sometimes stunning, often gritty destinations in your favourite flick, why not get off the sofa and experience it yourself?<p>Set–jetting, visiting the places where movies and TV shows are shot, is easier than ever thanks to dedicated tours and heaps of rabid fans …

National Parks

Best adventure travel for 2014

For those who like their trips to thrill, here’s our pick of the best places to feel pumped in 2014.<p>Mountain biking, Avoriaz, France<p>Avoriaz is one of 12 interconnected resorts in the Portes du Soleil region of the French Alps, where man-made bike trails and alpine tracks create a spectacular …

Art houses: Marrakech riads and hotels with bags of style

Riad Star<p>Mike and Lucie Wood's seven-room Riad Star recalls the city's golden age. Josephine Baker lived here in the early 1940s, at the invitation of the pasha of Marrakech, Thami El Glaoui. Artfully restored rooms reflect the spirit of the jazz age, and include some unique touches, such as …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

Avocado lime cheesecake

<b>Sugar, flour and dairy-free, this lime-flavoured cheesecake (made with avocado flesh and coconut oil) is delicious straight from the fridge.</b><p>We always soak and dry nuts and seeds before we use them. This removes bitter tannins and aids digestion. Dissolve ½ tsp salt per cup of nuts or seeds in …