Sarah Palmer

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Welcome to Shitterton: A guide to some of the UK’s rudest place names

For a small island, the UK is home to a diverse range of accents and dialects - which have, over time, made for some...

‘I did a home swap from Oxford to Spain and saved over €4,000’

In the past decade, Airbnb has usurped hotels and mainstream rentals as the holiday accommodation go-to. But now, they have serious competition.Home swapping is...

Scotland’s ‘Misty Isle’: Mountains, magic and mythology on the rugged Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye is not only one of Scotland’s more aurally pleasing islands (contenders for the title include Eigg, literally pronounced ‘egg’, and...

The rise of ‘slow travel’: What is it and who is it for?

When lockdown hit the UK in early 2020, Cat Jones seized the opportunity to finally build the business she had been dreaming of since...

Inspired by Olympic sport climbing? These are Europe’s best destinations for learning how to climb

The 2021 Olympics in Tokyo has debuted sport climbing as an official Olympic event. Over the past few days, we’ve seen some incredible feats...

Turkey fires: Tourists and locals evacuated from holiday resorts as wildfires spread

Turkey, Greece and Italy are the latest tourist destinations to feel the impacts of the climate emergency. Tourists who navigated travel restrictions are now...

Quarantine scrapped in England for fully vaccinated EU citizens, except the French

The UK has announced that fully-vaccinated travellers arriving from Europe and the US will no longer have to quarantine on arrival in England —...

Puerto Rico is the birthplace of Piña Colada: Here's the story behind the popular cocktail

Today is National Piña Colada Day in Puerto Rico, the birthplace of this much-loved cocktail. The island was officially given that title back in...

City breaks, summer sun and road trips: Euronews readers on their travel plans for this year

It can’t be said enough: 2020 was a devastating year which hit the travel industry and those who work in it especially hard.The ban...

But where will we park the van? The top 5 European cities for vanlifers

Packing your life into a van and hitting the road is now a popular choice for young and old travellers alike. It’s the social...

The top 10 dog-friendly city breaks in Europe for a furry adventure

Since lockdown hit, dog ownership has increased by a staggering 18 per cent. Having a four-legged friend padding about your house while being indefinitely...

Campervanners could soon be criminalised for wild camping in the UK

With summer accommodation options booking up around the UK, taking to the road in a campervan is an increasingly appealing option for many. However,...

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