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British Airways Boeing 747-400

Is BA’s boarding system based on the price of the fare really elitist?

British Airways' pay-least-board-last policy for boarding planes has sparked anger and criticism. But is zonal boarding really that bad?
Amsterdam gabled houses

Where to experience the Dutch Golden Age in Amsterdam

To celebrate the Dutch Golden Age, Amsterdam hosts city-wide exhibitions from now to mid February that talk about the creativity of the time.

Q&A: What to do on a long stopover in Reykjavik?

I’ve bought a cheap flight to the US but have a hefty stopover in Reykjavik. What’s the best way to spend my time?
Miyajima, Hiroshima

Where to take the best photos in Setouchi Region, Japan

From hidden wonders to ancient shrines, grand bridges and island vistas, here’s 7 of the most instagrammable spots in Setouchi, Japan.
Chinese street food

How to navigate the weird and wonderful world of Chinese cuisine

Break out of your comfort zone and follow our tips on the best ways to experience China’s delicious, surprising and often challenging cuisine.
Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Russia

Travel Guide: 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

FIFA World Cup 2018 is the biggest sporting event on earth and is due to take place in Russia next summer. And uniquely, without the usual red tape.
The English Rivieria

Follow Agatha Christie’s footsteps along the Devon coastline

As Agatha Christie's Murder on The Orient Express debuts in British cinemas we follow in her colourful footsteps on a tour through the English Riviera.

Where to go hiking in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

Brecon Beacons National Park, a wonderworld of rounded peaks, waterfalls, market towns and tiny roads, is an excellent place for a short break.
Young girl in ski gear

Ski resort prices slide downhill in top European resorts

Cash-conscious skiers can look forward to spending less on their next ski trip as prices are dropping at ski resorts across Europe.
Northern Lights in Thingvellir National Park

Chase the Northern Lights this winter in Iceland

Iceland’s dramatic glacial landscape is a perfect backdrop for experiencing the Northern Lights in all their iridescent glory.