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Why New York is a great winter destination – just wrap up warmly

New York between January and February offers better value for money than at any other time of the year and the lack of queues and crowds is blissful.
Women only carriages in Japan

Are we on track for women-only train carriages in the UK?

Jeremy Corbyn wants to keep British female travellers safe on the train, but some say this is the slippery slope of gender segregation.
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Do airlines deliberately split up passengers who refuse to pay extra for allocated seating?

With so many passengers complaining about being split up from their family members when they choose not to pay for allocated seating on a flight, no wonder the spotlight is on the airlines to explain themselves.
London phone box

Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner… but I doubt it

Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner that I love London so, but then again, perhaps it’s because London is just so lovable.
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Best ski gear for beginner skiers

From skis and boots to gloves and goggles, choosing the right ski gear can be a difficult and a costly choice, especially for beginner skiers.
Piggy Bank

Six tips to enjoy luxury travel on a budget

Just because you have a limited budget does not mean you can't travel in style. Here are six top tips for the aspirational budget traveller.
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When good travel plans go bad at the airport

Murphy's law states that if something can go wrong, it will. My airport travel check-list was complete. But then all went wrong. Here's what happened.
Twelve brilliant beauty holiday hacks you will love

12 brilliant beauty holiday hacks you will love

Here are some brilliant holiday hacks that I've collated that will enhance your holiday experience.

Bet you have never heard of Connaught Village, London

I love London and yet I had no clue about Connaught Village, a triangle of streets that stretches from the mayhem of Edgware Road, to the artsy Bayswater.
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11 things surveys taught us about our travel habits

Questions you never knew you needed the answer to: How many calories do you burn at an airport? Can you identify Morroco or Kazakhstan on a world map? ... and more ...