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Lying south west of Spain in the Atlantic Ocean, the archipelago is made up of seven main islands: take a bow Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Those most frequently included on cruise itineraries are Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote. Most visitors are lured to the Canaries by the
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An insider’s guide to the best cheap hotels and motels in Los Angeles, including the top affordable places to stay for rooftop pools, hip bars and Hollywood hills views, in locations including Santa Monica, Downtown, Hollywood and Pasadena. Magic Castle Hotel, Hollywood A long-time favourite for families holidaying in Hollywood, this amiable hotel is a
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One of the wonders of Portugal is its illustrious history, embodied in its architecture, culture –  and magnificent palaces such as the famous Pena Palace at Sintra, or ancient São Jorge Castle in Lisbon. But did you know it’s possible to stay in a former palace, immersing yourself in history – while sampling a lifestyle
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Holidaymakers purchasing their travel money at the airport are being “ripped off” by bureaux de changes and face losing hundreds of pounds to “extortionate” rates. This was the view of currency experts FairFX, which analysed the walk-up exchange rates at eight airports across the UK. At one, Moneycorp in London Stansted, customers would receive just
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An insider’s guide to Edinburgh’s top five-star hotels — from modern, design-led accommodation to rococo grande dames — including the best for Michelin-starred restaurants, luxurious rooms with four-poster beds and city views, swimming pools and spas, in locations near Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the Royal Mile. The Balmoral Hotel This Neo-Renaissance building with its
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A Telegraph Travel award-winner and customer favourite, APT is a family-owned company with 90 years’ experience delivering life-enriching four- and five-star tours and cruise to exotic and remote destinations. With its pioneering spirit, 98 per cent satisfaction rating, and a track record of meeting the expectations of every traveller, APT recently won the award for
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Sydney is a child’s playground. There are beaches and interactive museums, nature walks and family-friendly restaurants… For Sydney children, summer is spent on the beach; morning swims roll into afternoons spent wandering the rockpools, searching for hermit crabs and collecting shells. From high-end properties providing miniature robes and personalised welcome packs, to self-contained apartments with
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The Canary Islands remain a top destination for British and European cruise travellers seeking sunshine, palm trees and sandy beaches relatively close to home. With year-round warm weather and seas, an intoxicating mix of North African, Spanish and indigenous Guanche cultures, plus modern ports and facilities, the Canaries are a natural choice for cruise vacationers. Travellers
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If you’ve somehow made it to the outskirts of Bournemouth without realising that this is the beachiest of beach towns, your ignorance will last approximately as long as a Mr Whippy in direct sunlight. Driving through the suburbs, we passed sand-coloured taxis, flaking seaside hotels and even, once we were a little bit closer to
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Business travel used to be a luxury-lite experience, featuring trouser presses, UHT milk and conference calls in your dressing gown. However, times (and travellers’ needs) are changing. The line between business and leisure has never been so blurred, and ‘bleisure’ – like the word or loathe it – is rife on the London hotel scene.
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Dubrovnik isn’t often associated with luxurious spa breaks – understandable really, since planning restrictions prevent hotels within the medieval fortifications from building new wellness complexes. But there are modern hotels on the Adriatic coast to the south of the Old Town which aren’t so hampered – while to the north, on the Lapad peninsula, a
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Search our selection of outstanding gourmet hotel offers below and combine your fine-dining experience with a hotel stay for an indulgent culinary getaway. Whether you’re looking for hearty British cuisine using the finest local ingredients or Michelin-starred mastery, we’re found the crème de la crème of hotel restaurants. UK Coastal Hotels … UK Spa Hotels
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