Slipway Living Room: another angle

Review: Sail Lofts Self Catering Apartments, St Ives, Cornwall

On the look out for a little luxury and as many mod cons as possible, Sharron Livingston visits the Sail Lofts, 5* self-catering accommodation in St Ives, Cornwall.
Place du Général-de-Gaulle (Grand′Place) in Lille, France

Lille – a Flemish city in Northern France

With its fabulous Flemish architecture, designer shopping, an art gallery to rival the Louvre, and hearty Flemish cuisine, the capital of Flanders has lots to offer for Le Weekend away says Sharron Livingston.

X-Ray Scanner to replace body search at UK airports

A body scanner has been introduced at Manchester airport to speed up travellers' passage through security. Using the machine means that passengers will no longer have to take off their coats, shoes and belts.
Royal Caribbean: Harmony of the Seas

Brits don’t tip on cruises says Royal Caribbean cruise line

Royal Caribbean cruise line is evaluating on-board tipping arrangements because British passengers are put off by having to pay gratuities to staff.
Bruges, Belgium

City break to Bruges, Belgium – an indulgent short-break escape

With its cobbled windy streets, majestic squares, flowery canals and gabled roofs, beer and chocolates, Bruges offers an indulgent city-break escape.

Jane Austen Festival in Bath

The Jane Austen Festival will be making its annual return to the city of Bath this September to celebrate the popular author’s writing, life in Bath and all things Regency.
British Airways tails

World Travel & Tourism Council: APD should be scrapped

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) says the revised UK Airport Departure Tax will discourage long-haul travel.

Low-cost airlines are revolting against the ‘unfair’ Air Passenger Duty

Low-cost airlines are revolting against the 'unfair' Air Passenger Duty - a so called Green Tax - claiming that it makes routes uneconomical.
two electric guitars

10 weird and wonderful British and Irish festivals

With many of them free to attend and offering activities ranging from catching a wild-goat to the more traditional British beer festival, these offer the perfect way to spend your summer without breaking the bank!
China Southern Airlines

Airline Protection (ATOL) levy to rise to £2.50

APC (ATOL Protection Contribution) rises from £1 to £2.50 per passenger.

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