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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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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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Cheap Holidays for All 4 Seasons in 2013

Booking your annual getaway shouldn’t be a chore but with peak times for travel popping up every 6 weeks throughout the year, it’s hard to figure out when’s cheapest for winter, autumn, spring or summer getaways.

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Shopaholic’s Guide to the World

Prove anyone who says shopping isn’t a valid sightseeing experience completely wrong with these far-flung places for a spree. Supersize Mall – Dubai The land that brought us 7-star hotels doesn’t disappoint when it comes to shopping. Dubai Mall is a beast of a shopping centre likely to convert even those who hate shopping. If [...]

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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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Transports of Delight – Unusual Ways to Get Around on Holiday

For most Britons these days, holiday transport consists of cheap flights to the destination country, with the cheapest car hire deal possible at the other end. There are, of course, doughty travellers who think nothing of hitching across entire continents, or taking a third-class ticket on the most rickety transcontinental trains… Others choose to hire [...]

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Euro 2012 and Beyond! Discovering the Joys of Poland and Ukraine

With Poland and Ukraine about to jointly host this year’s UEFA European Football Championship, or Euro 2012 if you’re feeling casual, attention is being focused anew on the two countries, albeit attention of a football-oriented variety. Fans from all participating nations are converging on them now, but mainly with beer, burgers and the odd match [...]

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10 Very Cheap Holidays: Paradise for Pennies

Cheap doesn’t have to mean nasty, and in these challenging times budget options are more sought-after than ever. Holidays are no exception, and we are here to show you that you can have an amazing holiday on a shoestring budget! Some options are more obvious, while others will take you beyond the usual holiday ideas [...]

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Trees, Toilets and Electric Tables: World’s Strangest Bars

The bar that claims to be the highest place to order a round of drinks in the world celebrated its first anniversary this week, causing us to consider some of the other odd watering-holes around the globe. The rooftop Ozone bar is located at Hong Kong’s Ritz-Carlton, some 490 metres above sea level. It 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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Five Hidden Attractions of NYC

Holidays and holidaymakers have long been one of the mainstays of New York City’s economy, alongside Wall Street and its status as a shopaholic’s paradise. However, the city government now wants to make tourism even more important to the Big Apple over the next few years, with the city fathers determined to see holidays bring [...]

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Muppets, Moomins and Mickey – The Cartoon World’s Top Tourist Ambassadors

With the news that New York City has turned to none other than the Muppets as its official tourism ambassadors, we thought it was time to take a look at other popular puppets and cartoon character associated with holiday destinations.

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Racing Red in Abu Dhabi – A Look at Ferrari World

It is the largest indoor amusement park in the world, covering an impressive 2,152,782 square feet, and has been held up as a symbol that Abu Dhabi is well and truly open for the tourist trade.

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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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