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How Valentine is celebrated around the world

How Valentine’s Day is celebrated around the world

Love is an international language, but the way love is expressed differs around the world.
Morzine countryside

Travel guide: Morzine in the summer

Outside of the ski season, the countryside surrounding Morzine opens up as a massive alpine adventure playground.
The city of York

Travel Guide: 24 hours in York, UK

Take a day trip to York and enjoy its Gothic architecture, medieval history, charming cobbled streets, entertaining museums and world-renowned chocolate.
In Gozo, residents still leave keys in their front doors

Gozo, Malta’s Diminutive Sister

Rupert Parker explores Gozo, Malta’s small neighbour and finds the best way to explore is either on foot or by bicycle.
A Dentist and her Dental assistant

Dental Tourism in Cyprus

Dental charges in Cyprus are about £250 per tooth. At that price, enjoy a holiday and the dental treatment at the same time.

The Momiji-gari: Red Leaf Hunting in Kyoto

For those dedicated to the momiji-gari ("red leaf hunting"), here is our selection of autumn landscapes in Kyoto and its surrounding region.
Palm Springs Indian Wells Scenic

Travel Guide to Palm Springs, California

Created out of the desert, Obama's favourite holiday spot is lush, relaxing and suprisingly hip with swanky restaurants and funky hotels.

Horse riding holiday in Sierra Nevada, Spain

Jo Chipchase saddled up for a horse riding holiday set in the stunning Sierra Nevada scenery.
Los Suenos Marriott, Costa Rica

Costa Rica – dubbed the world’s happiest country

A new weekly direct flight service from London to Costa Rica starts in November 2015 courtesy of Thomson Airways, but what can you expect from this lush Central American country?
Single traveller

Tips to Avoid Single Travel Supplement

Why solo travellers have to pay more for a hotel room and how to avoid the single-occupancy charge? Jo Chipchase investigates.