Month: August 2019

(CNN) — Despite a growing litany of complaints about air travel, passengers continue to pay for the convenience of flying. A recent complaint turned lawsuit, however, led to a windfall for two travelers — not the airline. This week, the Federal Court ordered Air Canada to pay more than $15,000 ($21,000 CAD) and send formal
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Head west for bale-tossing, sheep-shearing, cream teas and breathtaking views.  What’s so special about Widecombe-in-the-Moor? Well, plenty. For a start, it’s arguably the prettiest of Dartmoor’s villages. A photogenic ensemble of village green shaded by oak, chestnut and copper beech trees, a loftily-towered church and ancient, grey-stone dwellings, Widecombe-in-the-Moor sits in a sheltered valley setting,
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A comparison of the major accommodation booking websites; Expedia, Hotels.com and Booking.com. As well as discussing price aggregate sites like Trivago and TripAdvisor. I explain and give my opinion on their filter systems, prices, reward and loyalty schemes, and the quantity and variety of accommodation available – to help save you money on your future
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Bournemouth has long been a favourite seaside haunt of the Victorians, and today it’s still near the top of the list for Brits looking for a brilliant beach break when the sun is shining. Its wide, sweeping yellow soft-sand beach is the main draw, and the pier that slices down its centre offers a wonderful
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Perhaps the most enduring and magical image of the Greek islands is the iconic view of blue-domed churches overlooking a cobalt sea. This postcard-perfect scene is the signature shot of Santorini and has made the Cycladic isle a staple on many a bucket list. Though its picture-perfect vineyards and whitewashed villages are beguiling, Santorini’s geography
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One consequence of my many years as a hotel critic is that I often bump into staff I’ve made friends with when they were working at other hotels. Another consequence is that I am sometimes spoilt rotten. Like here. A purring new Bentley Mulsanne conveyed us from Harrogate station to the hotel. “Well, that was a
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Brands are beginning to realize the power of incorporating diversity and inclusivity in their marketing and product development. Cadbury Cadbury At Adobe Annual Conference in 2018, Matt May, Adobe’s head of inclusive design, stressed that “the time is now to rethink how designers create products with diversity and inclusion in mind.” Most recently, I have seen a new
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(CNN) — India might just be the most colorful country in the world. It’s a land of otherworldly landscapes for travel — from stunning lakes and endless rolling plains to the snow-capped Himalayas in the north. It’s also home to wild festivals, romantic mausoleums and some of the most hectic cities in the world. To
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Jeremy Marshall, Brewer at Lagunitas Brewing Company. Photo by Lagunitas Brewing Company “My cards say Brewmaster, but this girl who worked at Lagunitas before she left for the cannabis industry said, ‘You’re not the Brewmaster; you’re the Brewmonster.’ That’s actually my official title. I think it’s important because it heralded cannabis and beer coming together
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Glasgow – a city whose industrial roots and cultural bloom makes it the charming vacation destination it is today. Check out all the places we visited in this video: https://viewfinder.expedia.com/glasgow-vacation-ideas-planning-itinerary-travel-video/ When ready, browse vacation packages to Glasgow: https://www.expedia.com/Glasgow.d1334.Destination-Travel-Guides Just over an hour west of Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, is the city of #Glasgow. #Explore this city’s
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The last weekend in August has begun with mass cancellations of trains at key London terminals. Commuters from Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire faced extremely difficult journeys after overhead wire damage in the Harlow Mill area brought trains on one of Greater Anglia’s main lines to a standstill. The link to London Liverpool Street has closed
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