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Travel review: Cornwall - the perfect mini-break destination

It used to involve at least a six hour drive, but with regular direct flights, Cornwall has become the perfect mini-break destination says Sarah Freeman.

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Zebra amongst the long grass and wildflowers of Akagera National Park, Rwanda. PIC: PA

Travel review: Wild about Rwanda

A new direct flight means gorillas and zebra are even closer. But Africa’s safest and perhaps cleanest country has much more to offer, says Sarah Marshall.

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Zip World Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog

TRAVEL REVIEW: Discover underground adventures in old mining town in Snowdonia

It used to be the slate capital of the world, tiling the roofs of customers across the globe thanks to its international reputation for outstanding quality.

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Fake food poisoning claims could spoil the all-inclusive holiday

British tourists could be banned from all-inclusive holidays

British travellers could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

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The ducks that shut down the ride at Gulliver's Kingdom.

Gulliver's Kingdom ride shut down because of a family of ducks

One of Gulliver's Kingdom's most popular rides had to be stopped - because of a family of ducks.
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Travel review: Take this jet to Cuba

The first thing that strikes me about Cuba is the colour – the pastel blues and fuchsia pinks of the old colonial buildings, the colourful cigar-smoking street characters carrying songbird cages or selling home-made paper cones filled with peanuts, the classic American cars with their polished chrome bumpers. And, oh, the music.

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Thomson holiday brochures, as British travellers should prepare to shell out more for holidays booked through Thomson owner Tui, which is set to pass rising costs onto customers following the pound's collapse. PA

Holidays prices to soar for British travellers after pound's collapse

British travellers should prepare to shell out more for holidays booked through Thomson owner Tui, which is set to pass rising costs onto customers following the pound's collapse.

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Travel review: Destination Baywatch

With Baywatch on the big screen, Laura Ivill heads to the coast of Georgia to discover where the original series was filmed.

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St Bega's Church, Bassenthwaite.

Travel review: The splendid isolation of the Lake District

Is this the loneliest house in England? Follow the trail of Paul Kirkwood on a mini-expedition to Skiddaw House, a remote youth hostel in the Lake District.

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Oulton Hall

Escape the hustle and bustle of nine to five at Oulton Hall & Spa

Sometimes you just want to get away from the stresses of life, and if you want to do it in style, there is a stunning hotel that is a perfect fit.
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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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Flight 'chaos' continues despite British Airways fixing computer glitch

Stranded holidaymakers spent the night on yoga mats on airport floors as disruption from the British Airways system failure continued into a second day.

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Passengers at the British Airways check-in desk at Gatwick Airport. The airline cancelled all flights leaving from Heathrow and Gatwick yesterday because of a "major IT system failure". PA

British Airways to face huge compensation costs after IT crash

British Airways could face huge compensation costs after thousands of passengers were stranded by a global IT crash.

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Video: Hundreds of postcards sent from across world to decorate girl’s room on cancer unit

It is a small gesture that has meant the world - quite literally. Hundreds of people have been sending postcards from far-flung places to a little girl living in hospital. Chris Burn reports.

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Dancers from the Northern Ballet, Leeds, perform a scene from the 'Nutcracker'....30th March 2011 Picture By Simon Hulme

City named as tourism hotspot for European travellers

“No-one was proud of the city. When I was 12 it was not a great place.”

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JAMESTOWN: Jocelyn Woodbryg (Naomi Battick), Verity Bridges (Niamh Walsh) and Alice Kett (Sophie Rundle). PIC: PA

Travel review: A new world - discovering the history of Jamestown

Inspired by Sky 1’s new 17th century period drama Jamestown, Katie Wright visits the former English settlement in Virginia.

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The waterfront promenade at Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France. PIC: PA

Travel review: Avian heaven in Northern France

Just a short hop across the Channel, Sarah Marshall explores the avian paradise that is the Baie de Somme.

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The Jameh Mosque at Yazd.

Travel review: Iran - a land of culture and history

With a change in the political climate Western visitors once more have a chance to sample the history and culture of Iran. Conal Gregory risks a peek under the veil.

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The Golden Gate Bridge. PIC: PA

Travel review: California - much to discover beyond the urban sprawl

Venturing beyond the urban honeypots of San Francisco and Los Angeles, Richard Jones discovers fine wines and great hiking trails in California.

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Yorkshire's quirkiest holiday accommodation

Yorkshire's quirkiest holiday accommodation

Looking for holiday accommodation with a difference in Yorkshire this summer?

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