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No-deal Brexit: should you buy your holiday money now?

With fears the pound could drop by 10%, the outlook is grim. Should we bank our euros early? WT24 Desk As parents wearily prepare to get the children back to school and face returning to the office after the half-term break, thoughts will inevitably turn to the next holiday … Easter. But for those hoping to get away for a ...

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Paris is passé, head to Normandy for a different taste of France

The coastal region in the northwest of France offers high drama…in landscape, legends and on the plate WT24 Desk Normandy, a coastal region in the northwest of France, has seen more than its fair share of drama over the centuries. Two ultimately successful cross-Channel invasions – the Norman conquest of England in 1066 and D-Day in 1945 – passed through ...

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Tails from all over: Meet India’s most well-travelled pets

As hotels and the hospitality industry open up to animals, travel enthusiasts have started taking their pets along on trips — dogs, cats, hamsters, parrots. And companies, too, are stepping in to offer gear WT24 Desk Marcopolo carries water bottles, fruits and medicines in his backpack. Marcopolo goes on about 30 trips a year. He prefers trains, but always travels ...

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Train hits picnic bus in Ctg

13 injured WT24 Desk 13 people injure as a Chattogram- bound train hit a picnic bus in Sitakundu upazila on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Photo: Collected At least 13 people were injured as a Chattogram- bound train hit a picnic bus  carrying students and guardians of a madrasha on a level crossing near the Eco -Park in Sitakundu upazila on ...

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Roadside revival: 10 of the best motels in the US

These revamped US motels combine modern style with retro touches and new features, such as DJ sets and yoga classes Tyler Wetherall Photograph: Nick Simonite Not much remains of the Henning Motel in Newberry Springs, California. Out on old Route 66, only the once-flashing neon sign still stands, rusted beyond repair. The arrival of the Interstate Highway in the 1970s ...

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Cornwall’s camino: walking the Cornish Celtic Way

A network of old footpaths, mapped by a local vicar to form a new long-distance trail, is dotted with reminders of a spiritual past WT24 Desk  Saintly stroll … the causeway to St Michael’s Mount. Photograph: Getty Images On the strand at Downderry, my guidebook suggests, I should pick up a pebble. “Choose one to mark the start of your ...

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Roma sets the scene: the magical Mexico City district behind the film

Alfonso Cuarón’s award-winning movie takes place in a gritty, colourful barrio that has retained its stylish eclecticism WT24 Desk Roaming in Roma … shops on Colima. Photograph: Alamy Mexico City’s Roma for me has long been a place of secrets and spells, where the boundary between real and imaginary dances like clothes fluttering in the breeze on the barrio’s rooftop washing-lines, according ...

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Travel: A weekend of indulgence

Would you travel 12 hours across continents to partake in a festival that promises good food and better wine? Well, if Nigella Lawson is one of the hosts, why not? WT24 Desk The Tamagoyaki, edamame, daikon and trout roe by chef Araron Carr at Yarri, Dunsborough(Vishal Siromani) Are you crazy?” the girlfriend exclaimed when I suggested I wanted to go ...

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Six of the UK’s best guided nature walks for families

A fun activity on a guided walk brings the countryside to life for kids. One dad even gets his three splashing about in the rainy Norfolk Broads WT24 Desk Not bored with the broads … the nature reserve at Hickling. Photograph: Alamy Tracking rare birds of prey, Norfolk Small children will never rapturously welcome the announcement of an activity they’ve ...

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Launch of world’s most luxurious cruise ship delayed for third time

WT24 Desk If all had gone according to plan, 200 passengers would be penguin-spotting in Antarctica right now on Scenic Eclipse. The luxury ship, the world’s first “discovery yacht”, has today written to customers postponing her launch for the third time, The Telegraph reports. Scenic has established itself at the luxury end of the river-cruise market, where it sails river ships to Europe, ...

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