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With the clocks going forward tonight, Telegraph Travel has uncovered a few oddities on the subject of time zones.  1. Greenland is in the same time zone as Britain Despite its location in the middle of the North Atlantic, between Iceland and Canada, a narrow slither of eastern Greenland – the weather station of Danmarkshavn
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With their eerie 
swirls and curtains 
of coloured light dancing across the night sky, it’s no wonder the Northern Lights are a magnet 
for travellers. Fortunately the number of cruises to the Arctic, where they are most visible, is increasing. But the aurora is the tip of the iceberg. Here’s your ultimate guide to Arctic
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A no-deal Brexit will be a nightmare for passengers, airlines and airports, the head of the organisation that represents the world’s carriers has warned. Alexandre de Juniac, director general of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which speaks for 290 airlines, said the air travel industry had little more certainty of what will happen after
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Expert guide to Rio de Janeiro Overview Hotels Attractions Restaurants Nightlife Beaches Rio has always maximised its natural charms, augmenting its hills and mountains with statues, churches and attractions that have become its instantly recognisable emblems. Cristo Redentor is the 30m-tall art deco wonder perched atop beautiful Corcovado, and Sugarloaf Mountain’s cable cars ferry the
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There are certain rooms in London that lift my heart the moment I walk into them: The Royal Festival Hall, the Mark Rothko gallery at Tate Modern and the Lalique-clad Fumoir bar at Claridge’s are a few that come to mind. Sometimes, however, bad things happen to good spaces. Terrible, unspeakable things.  The Criterion Brasserie
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The six-year saga of the Titanic II continues. Clive Palmer, the Australian mining tycoon and politician behind the project, has controversially announced that the European headquarters of his Blue Star Line cruise company will be based in Paris as of 2019, rather than London as originally planned – with the blame rested at the feet of
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France and Austria both have their particular strengths, but in many respects Switzerland is hard to beat. It has an unfair share of the most dramatic mountain scenery, and ditto the most captivating traffic-free old mountain villages, the best mountain restaurants, and some of the most impressive ski runs. Sadly, with the poor exchange rates
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Cannibals. Insurgents. Soldiers. Saints. Photographer David Bailey may have set the Sixties swinging with his iconic fashion and portrait photography but he has also captured some of the most dangerous, remote areas on Earth. But today we’re meeting somewhere closer to home: Bailey’s studio in a cobbled leafy mews near King’s Cross. “You’re very posh”
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Why go? The capital of Alsace is well known as a political powerhouse and the seat of the European Parliament. But its Unesco World Heritage city centre undermines this someshat bureaucratic reputation with an alluring amalgam of winding canals, medieval architecture and fairytale Christmas Markets. Where do river cruise ships dock? There are several ports
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The land of fire and ice is awash with glaciers, towering volcanoes and geothermal pools. Add to that Reykjavik, its hip capital, and you have a destination that provides not just otherworldly sights but also plenty of culture. Whether you’re in search of the Northern Lights or the sights featured in Game of Thrones, Iceland
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