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The British island stuck in time

Web1 day ago · By Mike MacEacheran 7th December 2022. On the far-flung Channel Island of Sark, life is ingrained with feudal tradition – and driven by horse-drawn carts and …

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A quintessentially Irish way to travel

(2 days ago) WebA quintessentially Irish way to travel. (Image credit: Peter Carroll/Alamy) By Susanne Masters 29th November 2022. Ireland's peat bogs have heated Irish homes for …

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The North Pole: One of Earth's last 'un-owned' lands

(2 days ago) WebOwned by no-one, claimed by many, the enigmatic North Pole is a constantly shifting sheet of ice in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. The world's largest and strongest …

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A museum 2,300 years in the making

(1 days ago) WebRediscovering America is a BBC Travel series that tells the inspiring stories of forgotten, overlooked or misunderstood aspects of the US, flipping the script on …

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A cutting-edge tourism model in Newfoundland

(8 days ago) WebBy 2020, tourism employed upwards of 20,000 people (9% of all jobs) across more than 2,700 businesses (78% of which are small businesses). Trinity is known as …

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Tempelhof: The single site that embodies Berlin

(Just Now) WebIn the 1700s and 1800s, Tempelhof served as a parade grounds, and gazing out on the meadow that's left unmowed to attract bees, it's easy to imagine Berliners …

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A39: England's remote Atlantic Highway

(Just Now) WebBy Amanda Ruggeri 10th November 2022. A 70-mile strip of the A39 is more than just another thoroughfare. It's where generations of Cornish ingenuity blend with an …

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Zimbabwe's stunning 80km safari train

(Just Now) WebThe train travels both directions between Dete Railway Station and Ngamo Siding (near Camelthorn and Bomani Lodges), with the 80km journey typically taking two …

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Mahua: The Indian liquor the British banned

(6 days ago) WebInstructions: 1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the plum with Mahua Spirit and peach puree. 2. Add ice cubes, shake and then pour over ice in a glass. Note: For a …

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The UK train that shouldn't exist

(6 days ago) WebThe Settle-Carlisle line is the most scenic rail route in England: a 73-mile trundle through the wide fells of Yorkshire and Cumbria. But it was only built because of …

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Holiday swindlers: The rise of digital travel scams

(9 days ago) WebDigital travel scams are a growing "systemic and global" problem, according to the World Tourism Organization, a branch of the UN. Dozens of Brazilian women have …

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How long-haul travel will change post-Covid

(7 days ago) WebThe Boeing 747 – an icon of the long-haul travel era – burns jet fuel at an astounding rate of one gallon per second (4.54 litres per second). Consequently, to keep …

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Holy Family Trail: A new path through Egypt's holiest sites

(Just Now) WebHoping to bolster "spiritual tourism" and spotlight the country's Christian claim to fame, Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquity has launched the Holy Family …

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England's crop circle controversy

(6 days ago) WebKlinkenbergh's life changed in 2007 when she saw a picture of an ornate geometric crop circle. "Having a background in art, I failed to understand how 13-fold …

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Tour de France: 2024 race to finish in Nice instead of Paris

(2 days ago) WebDenmark's Jonas Vingegaard won the 2022 Tour de France. The Tour de France will finish outside of the Paris region for the first time in its 121-year history when …

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