Adjust your body clock and explore an exciting city en route, says Simon Calder
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Tuesday 07 January 2014
Deals of the week
Under £200... Recuperate on a UK spa break
Secret Escapes offers a range of day spa breaks in the UK. Examples include access to The Malvern Spa in Worcestershire for £65 per guest, with a 30-minute treatment, use of the spa and a light lunch between now and March, when booked by tomorrow. secretescapes.com
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Now... Grab some winter sun in Mauritius
Depart on 5 December for a week in Mauritius. Western & Oriental's offer on the Indian Ocean island is £1,159pp for seven nights at the Veranda Paul & Virginie resort, with all meals, transfers and Emirates flights from Heathrow via Dubai included. westernoriental.com
Saturday 21 September 2013
Our guide to getting there, getting in, and getting around
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Researchers compared two rituals - one involving only praying and singing, the other requiring participants to pierce their bodies with hooks, skewers and needles
Friday 14 June 2013
Half of pensioners abroad have had their pension frozen. That’s not right, they say
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Now... Depart this month for a break in rural Portugal. Sunvil has four nights' B&B at two Pousadas (historic hotels) split between Estremoz and Alcacer do Sal, with TAP flights from Heathrow to Lisbon, car hire and one dinner for £542 per person. Sunvil.co.uk
Friday 31 May 2013
The first UK airline to fly the ultra-green Dreamliner plane finally took delivery of its initial aircraft today.
Travel Agenda: The Refinery in New York City; new Generator Hostel opens in Berlin and new range of travel luggage by Knomo
Saturday 20 April 2013
From hip Berlin hostels to luxury luggage and Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-o-Matic ride
Friday 03 August 2012
The bigger picture
Monday 16 July 2012
The publication of crime scene photographs of Michaela McAreavey, who was murdered on her honeymoon in Mauritius, marks a new low, her family said.
Sunday 15 July 2012
The publication of crime scene photographs of murdered honeymooner Michaela McAreavey's body by a Mauritian newspaper marks a new low, her family said.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Head to the far south of Italy for sun-drenched days on Puglia's beaches. Long Travel (01694 722193; long-travel.co.uk) is offering free B&B at Masseria Torre Coccaro, near Fasano, for children aged up to 12 this summer. This 39-room five-star hotel is set in a 17th-century masseria that counts a chapel among its charming buildings.
Friday 25 May 2012
A man charged with murdering the daughter of one of Ireland's best-known sporting personalities yesterday claimed that police interrogators had held his head in a bucket of water and partially suffocated him with a towel.
Sunday 04 March 2012
Welcome to Hancock's half-minute (and other utter failures)
Sunday 19 February 2012
As David Cameron hosts summit to tackle threat to trade on the Indian Ocean, Britain is accused of soft-pedalling the issue
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more