This Week's Tips For Travellers

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The gadget

A new way to enjoy music on the move is offered by Motorola ROKR Speakers EQ3, EQ5 and EQ7 ( Battery operated and wireless, they're also compact and can be folded away. From £29.99.

The book

New from Insight Guides (, the Step by Step series has just hit the bookshelves. These full-colour guides are written by local experts and include bespoke itineraries and pull-out maps. Price £7.99.

The deal

Spend a week's holiday in Cornwall from £700 at the Retallack Resort and Spa ( The deal is for a two-bedroom lodge sleeping four and includes a group surfing lesson and a private barbecue evening. Valid in July and August.