Katy Dartford

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Travel insurance in 2022: Everything you need to know and how to choose the best policy

As travel picks up across the globe, sorting out insurance is a must for any would-be jet setters.The pandemic has made travellers more aware...

Discover these iconic European shopfronts without spending any money

The beauty of a city is not always down to how ornate its museums and monuments are.Europe is full of creative and colourful shopfronts,...

Saudi Arabia is open to tourists, here's what to see in the land of deserts and dunes

Best known for its vast ochre deserts, Bedouins on camels and the largest oasis in in the world, there is plenty to do outside...

Inferno race: Ski resort celebrates 100th anniversary of the infamous slalom

A hundred years ago, the first ever timed slalom ski race was held in Mürren - the highest ski resort in Switzerland's Bernese Oberland.By...

What it's like skiing in record snowfall at Crans Montana resort in Switzerland

Tumbling headfirst into a huge pillow of snow I curse my skis for being totally inappropriate for the conditions. Too long, too skinny. After...

How to find more than sand dunes and camels in Saudi Arabia

Best known for its vast ochre deserts, Bedouins on camels and the largest oasis in in the world, there is plenty to do outside...

Dive into Turkey for winter sun and white sand beaches

With cultural influences from Europe on its west side, and Middle East and Asian cultures on its east, Turkey is "a mosaic of different...

Trentino: The undiscovered Italian region that's a must for foodies and skiers

Italy's northern autonomous region of Trentino is a place where two European cultures meet. "We are a mix of Austrian mentality and Italian mentality....

Visit Transnistria: The breakaway state that's in the Champions League

Transnistria’s capital city, Tiraspol, has been in the spotlight recently due to the Champions League success of the city’s football club.Sheriff Tiraspol has won...

Want to get back out in nature without long-haul flights? Scotland should be top of your list.

For epic views of untouched landscapes, New Zealand, South America or the Rockies might come to mind. But with travel still uncertain and the...

Train travel can be as quick, cheap and easy to book as flights. Here's how to get onboard.

Just a few changes to our flying habits would be enough to partly reverse global warming caused by the aviation industry. According to a...

Portugal: Enjoy a mask-free holiday in the country with an 85% vax rate

If you're in Lisbon, it's worth joining the long line of people queuing at patisseries to buy the famous Portuguese custard tart, Pastéis de...

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