18 of the world’s best rail journeys

Some of the worlds wildest and most beautiful scenery is best enjoyed from a train window. From Lhasa to Lima, we choose brilliant and great value routes UK London to Fort William Duration: 419 miles/13hrPrice (single): From £45The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the other is the Night Riviera to Penzance), is […]

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Islas Cies, Galicia: Spain’s treasured islands

Theyre home to one of Spains finest beaches, but have no automobiles , no hotels and visitor numbers are strictly limited As with all the best adventures, we never actually intended to go to the Islas Cies. The beaches of northern Galicia were our destination. Well, they were until my spouse clicked her weather app […]

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Going offline: the benefits of a transgres from the internet

On the first day we kept checking our phones, even after they had died. Maddy, who was quite young at the time, seemed to find the absence of screens inexplicable, as if she was being unfairly penalise. What kind of a holiday fails to deliver the basics of human existence, like an iPad? She slept […]

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