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You don’t often see the word ‘budget’ sharing a sentence with ‘San Francisco’, thanks to a growing population of well-paid tech workers. But frugal travellers shouldn’t despair. Bargain hunters are rewarded with some of the city’s most charming stays: from b&bs in painted Victorians, to a quirky boutique serving cocktails from a secret speakeasy. Thriftier
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The worst hotels I’ve ever stayed in are different from the hotels that can be categorised as merely “bad”. To be awarded the accolade of “worst” there has to be an extra-special level of nonchalant awfulness that goes above and beyond your common-or-garden terrible. It’s not simply a matter of sub-par service or fusty rooms
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Contrived. That’s the first word that bubbles into my mind about this spanking new luxury hotel just off Whitehall. It’s not the only word – there are others more flattering, but it’s one I associate with so many new places these days. Springing up from nowhere, appropriating buildings that were never intended as places of hospitality,
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Want to quit your job and travel the world but afraid of what your boss might say or do. Don’t worry! In this video Alex and Marko, the Vagabrothers, share their tips for breaking free from your job without angering your boss! Get ready to write your two weeks notice and pack your bags! Check
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First-time river cruisers, fear not. Kaye Holland, who recently popped her river cruise virginity, shares what she discovered on her first voyage to help you feel prepared… 1. Age is just a number I’ll confess: before boarding MS Bellejour I was concerned that I’d spend seven days surrounded by crinkly haired grannies and grandads –
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Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism announced in 2001 it was developing a program to highlight the most beautiful and culturally-rich towns in the country. With more to offer than just beach resorts, ports of call and salt-rimmed margaritas, Mexico focused on the small towns and villages that best represent regional traditions, history, festivals and food. The
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Myth One A few days on a wellness retreat will “fix me” When I first started “retreating”, I’d convince myself that the nurturing combination of rare, self-centred days holed up in a gorgeous venue, one-to-ones with experts, massages, exercising in nature, healthy food, zero alcohol and caffeine was all that was needed to make everything
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An insider’s guide to the best cheap hotels in Cape Town, featuring the best places to stay for stylish interiors, sweeping views, comfortable rooms, charming bistros and good city-centre locations. All prices below are rates for double rooms, based on two people sharing. These prices are subject to change in high season and during popular
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An expert guide to the top spa hotels in the Cotswolds, including the best for pampering treatments, swimming pools, saunas, steam rooms and hot tubs, as well as gardens, gourmet dining, first-class service and cosy bars, in locations including Chipping Norton, Chipping Campden, Malmesbury, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Tetbury. Dormy House Broadway, Cotswolds, England 9 Telegraph
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Andrew Gunadie (aka gunnarolla) highlights some of the hottest spots in Taiwan, from vibrant night markets with flavorful noodle dishes to scenic wetlands with incredible views. Watch more travel videos from gunnarolla: https://www.youtube.com/user/gunnarolla Find more great content from Travel Channel: Travel Channel YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/travelchanneltv Subscribe to Travel Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=travelchanneltv Follow Travel Channel
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