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Joaldunak Basque Festival

Naomi Tolley goes to Basque Country to witness Joaldunak, an annual festival recognised by UNESCO as an event of ‘intangible cultural heritage’.
Flysch Route, Basque Country

Walking Holiday in the Basque Country

Naomi Tolley journeys into the heart of the Basque Country, both geographically and personally, on a walking holiday through the Basque Pyrenees.

Mobile roaming phone bill for UK customers capped in Europe

New EU rules came into effect on 1st July 2010 making it cheaper to make call and to receive calls when using the mobile phone in Europe.
White cliffs of Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight – Britain’s own island in the sun

The Isle of Wight can best be described as Britain’s Own “sunshine island” with temperatures and sunshine amongst the best to be found in the UK.
Walnut Wine and Truffle Groves: Culinary Adventures in the Dordogne

Walnut Wine and Truffle Groves: Culinary Adventures in the Dordogne

Pull up a chair and visit the Dordogne (called Périgord by the locals) the way it should be visited: one bite at a time.
London phone box

UK’s rudest and most welcoming cities revealed

In which UK city residents regularly forget to say thank you, and more than half fail to smile at passers-by? Research of 4,000 Brits reveals.
woman with a laptop

Women decide when it comes to choosing holidays

Research shows that one in four wives and girlfriends take sole responsibility for choosing the next holiday.
Persian Gulf

Iran warns Airlines: It is the Persian Gulf not Arabian

Iran has threatened to ban airlines from using its airspace if they refer to the Gulf between Iran and Arab states as Arabian instead of Persian.
birdwatching binoculars

Niche Holidays

When it comes to holidays, one size does not fit all and travellers are embracing niche holidays like never before.
PortoBay Hotels Resorts romantic room

24 romantic hotels around the world

Romance is not just for Valentine's Day, its for everyday. Our team of writers have come up with some of their favourite romantic hotels that are sure to create sparks.

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