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Snow causes chaos in the UK and China

Snow causes chaos in the UK and China

UK weather forecasters are predicting more disruption for travellers this week as heavy snowfall is expected across northern Scotland and Kent.

Some areas of the UK have been in chaos since New Year’s Eve, and the Met Office has confirmed that the Christmas period has been the coldest for 25 years. (more…)

Moscow shrouded in blanket of smog

Moscow shrouded in blanket of smog

Moscow’s most famous landmarks have been hidden beneath a layer of smog that has covered the Russian capital and posed a health risk to residents and tourists.

Smoke from wildfires in the countryside has combined with pollution and fog to cloak the city in toxic smog, and readings of toxins being carried in the air have risen to 20 times the normal levels. (more…)

Floods leave hundreds stranded in Peru

Floods leave hundreds stranded in Peru

Over 1,400 tourists have been airlifted to safety in Peru after severe floods left them stranded near Machu Picchu.

Hundreds were trapped at the foot of the Inca ruins in Machu Picchu, after the worst rains in over a decade demolished roads and railway links. (more…)

Eat, pray, write: become a travel writer

Eat, pray, write: become a travel writer

Ever dreamed of becoming a travel writer? DefinitiveCities.com is a call to arms for all budding or existing travel writers who want to have their work published. The idea behind the site is that people all over the world contribute to create definitive city guides from their personal stories and anecdotes. (more…)

Shipping industry maintains luxury cruise liners are safe

Shipping industry maintains luxury cruise liners are safe

Cruise industry organisations have set about reassuring travellers who have booked or were planning to book a luxury cruise following the tragic grounding of the Costa Concordia off Italy’s Tuscan Coast. (more…)

How low can you go?

How low can you go?

Submarines have come a long way from the days when crews spent months at sea squashed together like sardines, and the people coming aboard from the outside world were the ones that smelt funny. (more…)

Remote control

Remote control

The phrase ‘getting away from it all’ could have been made for North Sutherland, a remote area on the north coast of Scotland where the beat of a distant wind turbine and the bleating of sheep are the only noises likely to disturb your day. (more…)

Postcards from the edge

Postcards from the edge

Big brand names have been popping up on the edge of Marrakech this year – Baglioni followed Delano and Taj. Grace Hotels was the first to move further afield, with just 15 suites in the little-known village of Tamesloht. (more…)

elBulli creator back for more

elBulli creator back for more

In a remarkable night for gastronomy, at the premiere of the Roca brothers’ culinary arts-opera “El Somni”, elBulli chef and creator Ferran Adria revealed the evening has inspired him to return to the restaurant world with a new idea. (more…)

Fabulous UK farms for the family

Fabulous UK farms for the family

It is often difficult to find the perfect luxury location for a family vacation – especially in the UK. Finding one that will accommodate your horses, too, seems nigh-on impossible. (more…)

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