20 of Europe’s best new hotels and hostels for 2018

Fancy staying in a converted convent or an old post office thats been given a new postage of style? We pick new places across Europe, from affordable dorms to sea view suites 20 of Europe’s best new hotels and hostels for 2018 Hotels 20 of Europe’s best new hotels and hostels for 2018 Fancy staying […]

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Great Danes: the Denmark of Hamlet and Karen Blixen

The second leg of our Scandi tour visits the woods, palaces and beaches of north Sealand, including a new national park, following in the footsteps of real and fictional characters I get off the train in Snekkersten, a small coastal town 50 km north of Copenhagen. The conductor has already advised me there will be […]

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Tour de Farce: cycling from La Manche to Le Med | Martin Love

Riding the length of France dedicates Martin Love and three friends the chance to savour endless rain, empty roads and performance-enhancing croissants Its a misty morning in March. Ive got a stinking hangover and am being dragged round the block by the dog. Abruptly my friend Frank bouncings out of the murk, component human, portion […]

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20 of the best campsites in Europe

A tent is your cheap ticket to wild beauty spots across Europe, from Swedish lagoons to Greek beaches with walking, wildlife and stargazing on tap Le Clos du Lac , Provence, France Setting Mountains Pitches 50 Activities Fishing, swimmingPerched at 1,485 metres on the edge of Ecrins national park, this mountain site offers Instagrammable views […]

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Hilly Lisbon launches electric motorcycle share system in bid to solve congestion

Madrid has its scheme, while Muswell Hills never happened. Hilly cities from Rome to Rio will be watching as Lisbon starts e-bike hire Wander around Lisbons city centre with its vertiginous cobbled streets, treacherous enough on foot in the rain, its hard to imagine cycling ever taking off. Some streets are so steep there are […]

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Dark beer and dumplings in Bavaria: a visit to the world’s oldest monastic brewery

Weltenburg Abbey, on a bend in the Danube, has been constructing rich, dark beers for more than 1,000 years and has a B& amp; B for those who may need an overnight stay Weltenburg Abbey stands on a bending of the upper Danube, deep in a wooded gorge where the river cuts through the white […]

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Why I fell in love with Slovenia

Love was in the air the moment US writer Noah Charney set foot in Ljubljana. And after he gratified his future wife, there was a whole country to get passionate about, with dramatic sceneries, curious traditions and great food Back in 2000, as an American student studying in London, I embarked on a Eurorail trip- […]

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Dark beer and dumplings in Bavaria: a visit to the world’s oldest monastic brewery

Weltenburg Abbey, on a bending in the Danube, has been building rich, dark beers for more than 1,000 years and has a B& amp; B for those who may need an overnight stay Weltenburg Abbey stands on a bend of the upper Danube, deep in a wooded ravine where the river cuts through the white […]

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Dark beer and dumplings in Bavaria: a visit to the world’s oldest monastic brewery

Weltenburg Abbey, on a bending in the Danube, has been stimulating rich, dark beers for more than 1,000 years and has a B& amp; B for those who may need an overnight stay Weltenburg Abbey stands on a bending of the upper Danube, deep in a wooded ravine where the river cuts through the white […]

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