Angkor temple Preah Vihear officially Cambodian

Preah Vihear Temple

The ancient Khmer temple of Preah Vihear has been officially ruled as a part of Cambodia, according to the latest judgement from the International Court of Justice. The Angkorian temple, which is sited on a disputed border between Cambidoa and Thailand, has been the subject of a fierce battle between the two countries since the court originally ruled the temple as Cambodian … [Read more...]

Ski deal: £100 off ski passes in Val d’Isere this December

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VIP Ski is offering lift passes for guests staying in Val d’Isere on 15th December for just £125 for 6 days of skiing. This £100 saving is available when lift passes are pre booked with VIP SKI ahead of arrival in resort. Prices for 7 nights arriving on the 15th December start at £969 per person based on two sharing on a chalet board basis. Prices include return flights … [Read more...]

Ski deal: 20% off 7-nights at Cami Residence, Saint Lary

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Ski Collection is offering up to 20% off a 7-night stay at Cami Real Residence in the centre of Saint Lary village in the French Pyrenees for anyone booking by 31 January for the weeks commencing 15 march and 19 April. Price for a 7-night stay self catering is £84pp, from £105pp, offer is based on 4 sharing a 2-bed apartment. Lift passes are available from £170 per adult and … [Read more...]

Is this Italian theme park the world’s most extravagant ad for a restaurant?

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Restaurants have to work hard to draw in custom - and none work harder than Bruno, who has had a family restaurant outside Treviso in northern Italy for the last forty years. So what did Bruno do - stand out the front of the restaurant with some samples? Handing out flyers? Or spending his adult life welding together a full-sized theme park to try and entice customers … [Read more...]

Five amazing UK places to stay on Canopy & Stars

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AirBnB is great as a catch-all way to find somewhere cheap to stay when you're away, but what if you want to find somewhere in the country that's that little bit more special? That's where Canopy & Stars comes in, the woefully undersung database of great cabins, yurts, treehouses and more for places around the UK and Europe. Don't believe us? Here are five of the most … [Read more...]

The best travel writing anthology is back in time for Christmas

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A free sample tour in New York, a brutally honest hike up a mountain in Papua New Guinea and a hunt for Bosnian snowboarders are all present and correct in this year's instalment of The Best American Travel Writing. If you're bored of purple prose and dubious holiday recommendations, then this annual tome is the perfect antidote - and it's just gone on sale (in the US, at … [Read more...]

Edinburgh’s best…coffee shops

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The best place for a coffee and a sitdown - as recommended by comedians... We asked over 170 comedians and people from the comedy industry what their favourite places were in Edinburgh, and got back so many fantastic responses that we turned it into a book. The following are select extracts, but you can pick up the book on Amazon, download the ebook or find out more … [Read more...]

Edinburgh’s best…bars and pubs

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The best places to get a pint, glass of wine or classy cocktail - as recommended by comedians... We asked over 170 comedians and people from the comedy industry what their favourite places were in Edinburgh, and got back so many fantastic responses that we turned it into a book. The following are select extracts, but you can pick up the book on Amazon, download the … [Read more...]

Edinburgh’s best…cheap eats

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The best bites at bargain prices - as recommended by comedians... We asked over 170 comedians and people from the comedy industry what their favourite places were in Edinburgh, and got back so many fantastic responses that we turned it into a book. The following are select extracts, but you can pick up the book on Amazon, download the ebook or find out more about the … [Read more...]

Edinburgh’s best…takeaways

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The best places to get battered when the chips are down - as recommended by comedians... We asked over 170 comedians and people from the comedy industry what their favourite places were in Edinburgh, and got back so many fantastic responses that we turned it into a book. The following are select extracts, but you can pick up the book on Amazon, download the ebook or find … [Read more...]