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62mph tours – Spain’s Best Roller Coasters

Not for the faint-hearted! Take a tour of Spain with a difference – Discover the best Roller Coasters on offer in Spain’s most popular holiday resorts.

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The Story of Benidorm: 3000 BC – Now!

Benidorm exemplifies the transformative power of tourism, having grown from a sleepy coastal village in the 1950s to one of Europe’s top holiday destinations by the 1970s. Here we take a potted look at the resort’s history…

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Camel riding in the Red Sea desert

Top 10 Things to do on Holiday in Egypt

We’ve listed the ten best things to see and do on your Egypt holiday, including camel rides, tour guides, pharaohs and best places to dive…

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Top 10 Holidays in 2013 - Lanzarote

The 10 Best Holiday Destinations of 2013

#1 Benidorm, Costa Blanca, Spain Benidorm’s main attractions Highs of 30 degrees C in the Summer months High concentration of bars and clubs for nighttime entertainment Free cabaret acts around town from 9pm into the early hours Three blue flag beaches meeting the highest standard of quality Home of the Gran Hotel Bali, the largest [...]

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Beat the Queue: Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Conquer the most popular ride in Islands of Adventure in super fast time with this queue-busting tip!

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You Tarzan: 5½ Amazing Treehouses to Try

Treehouses have come a long way since being mere kid playthings in the garden. These days they’re pimped out with plush furniture or combined with monkey meetings in the jungle. These beauties show the fun, the serious and the simply genius sides to tree dwellings; and they’re all available to hire at will. 1. Treehotel, [...]

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Do Look Down: World’s Most Memorable Cable Car Rides

  With the news that a cable car over the Thames will open in time for the Olympics, we decided to scope out some other sky rides around the world. Offering views slightly more impressive than tube station car parks, these trips are not for vertigo sufferers. Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil The short and sweet ride [...]

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Ducks, Tats and Junkanoo: Technicolour Festivals of the World

  Revellers tired of grey skies over Notting Hill Carnival should consider heading to foreign festivals for a serious colour fix. Here’s our pick of some of the world’s brightest gatherings. These events are guaranteed to leave a vivid impression, whether or not the sun puts in an appearance. Holi, India Also known fittingly as [...]

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Underwater Hotel Adds to the Dazzling Delights of Dubai

Dubai’s tourism industry announced plans recently to build its first underwater hotel – adding to the Emirate’s reputation for weird and lavish projects. Costing up to $120 million, the Hydropolis hotel will lurk some 33 feet beneath the waves, and will feature 21 bedrooms, plus an underwater bar and dive centre. Guests will also be [...]

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Dessert on the Tablecloth for $450? Chicago’s Chocolate Utopia

Anyone who considers themselves a true foodie or chocolate enthusiast needs to book a trip to Chicago to experience one of the most amazing displays of food-art in the world. As the video shows (below), head chef and owner Grant Achatz paints this incredible dessert straight onto the tablecloth before diners’ eyes. The surface is [...]

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Chestnuts, Wine and Roast Boar: the Joy of Corsican Cuisine

  One of the hidden gems of the Mediterranean, the tiny island of Corsica is a unique phenomenon. Settled over the years by almost every nation to have an interest in the region, its culture is now a fertile mixture of French and Italian – with a strong streak of Corsu, the island’s own native [...]

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7 Theme Park Wonders of the World

With so many amazing amusement parks around the world, it’s good to know which ones rise above the crowd to become truly wonderful experiences. This ‘magnificent seven’ represents a global selection of parks which combine clever theming with top quality rides and a great visitor experience. With many offering on-site accommodation, you could even plan [...]

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Around the World in 25 Tattoos

Although tattoos have significantly gained popularity in recent years, the idea is certainly not a new one!

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Barcelona Fiestas: The City that Never Siestas!

Young travellers looking for a party holiday with a difference should consider Spain’s cultural capital Barcelona this year, according to travel writer and Telegraph columnist Anna Nicholas.

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Air NZ and Rhys Darby Win Over Kiwi Sceptics

Air New Zealand is doing pretty well on the social media circuit right now with these latest videos – part of their biggest promo campaign in ten years! We absolutely love them!

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Sensory Overload: 5 Senses Ultimate Travel Experiences

Travelling is such an enjoyable activity because each trip combines such a wide variety of experiences into one.

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