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One of the world’s most magnificent walled cities, Dubrovnik has become hugely popular with cruise ship tourists in recent years leading locals to fear Croatia’s most upmarket destination has lost its soul.  To this end, the popular port city’s decision to partner with the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) to manage the high volume of
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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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