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10 reasons why Yorkshire’s the best place in Europe

10 reasons why Yorkshire’s the best place in Europe

David Whitley July 17, 2015 Comments Off on 10 reasons why Yorkshire’s the best place in Europe

According to the World Travel Awards – the travel industry’s equivalent of the Oscars – the top destination in Europe isn’t one of the great Italian cities, the Greek Islands, or a buzzy hub

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Four great driving holiday routes

Four great driving holiday routes

David Whitley July 9, 2015 Comments Off on Four great driving holiday routes

Whether it’s the California coast or the Australian Outback, there’s nothing like the freedom of being behind the wheel.   The Drive: The Pacific Coast Highway The Route: Los Angeles to San Francisco –

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The world’s greatest commutes

The world’s greatest commutes

David Whitley June 28, 2015 Comments Off on The world’s greatest commutes

For most of us, the commute into work involves a miserable crush in a crowded train carriage, face into an obese man’s armpit, knees thwacking into umbrellas and eyebrows dicing with paper cuts from

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The best destinations for European city breaks

The best destinations for European city breaks

David Whitley June 9, 2015 Comments Off on The best destinations for European city breaks

Whether it’s art and food in Madrid, weirdness in Germany or baths and beauty in Budapest, there’s a European city break for every taste.   Madrid Go for: Food and drink Why: Various Spanish

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10 great cities for outdoorsy people

10 great cities for outdoorsy people

David Whitley May 28, 2015 Comments Off on 10 great cities for outdoorsy people

For many, exploring a big city is all about the culture and food scene – after all, why go to a city if you’re wanting rural pursuits? But there are some cities that offer

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Best weekend break destinations for Americans

Best weekend break destinations for Americans

David Whitley May 9, 2015 Comments Off on Best weekend break destinations for Americans

Six brilliant long weekend options for American travellers, whether it’s education in Washington DC, music in Austin or beaches in Puerto Rico.   Destination: Austin, Texas Go for: Live music, bar-hopping and barbecues with

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10 things you probably didn’t expect to find in Utah

10 things you probably didn’t expect to find in Utah

David Whitley April 30, 2015 Comments Off on 10 things you probably didn’t expect to find in Utah

It might not get the visitor numbers of California, New York or Florida, but Utah is arguably the most spectacular state in the US. Combining huge mountain backdrops in the north with canyon-scarred landscapes

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Ten museums for people who hate museums

Ten museums for people who hate museums

David Whitley April 28, 2015 Comments Off on Ten museums for people who hate museums

Museums can be incredibly boring. Especially if you’re not very interested in old ceramic pots or trudging through room after room of religious art. But not all museums are full of dusty coins in

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Working holidays: Why do them, and how to go about it?

Working holidays: Why do them, and how to go about it?

David Whitley April 9, 2015 Comments Off on Working holidays: Why do them, and how to go about it?

Every year, tens of thousands of young Brits go on working holidays abroad. But what are the benefits? Observing an Australian hostel in the morning is a curious window into a different world. A

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How Toronto went crazy for home-made sodas

How Toronto went crazy for home-made sodas

David Whitley April 6, 2015 Comments Off on How Toronto went crazy for home-made sodas

In Toronto, David Whitley discovers a surprising drinks trend…   Walking past the previous evening, The Federal seemed to be the embodiment of its newly-cool stretch of Toronto’s gargantuan Dundas Street West. Tables ballooned

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