Tips and deals of the week: 02/05/2010
Sunday 02 May 2010
Kids go free in Dubai
Save £1,400 with The Holiday Place (theholidayplace.co.uk) with free full-board children's accommodtion. Five nights from £2,499 for a family of four, flights included.
Caribbean for £499 per person
British Airways (ba.com/caribbean) launches new packages to 14 Caribbean islands, with 25 per cent discounts. One week, flights and hotel from £499. Book by 31 May.
Raiders Of The Lost Kasbah is Walks Worldwide's new eight-day Moroccan adventure, led by Walks' owner, Mike Wynn.
Go to walksworldwide.com
The night out
Museums Night sees some 300 venues across the British Isles open their doors after dark from 14 to 16 May.
Go to culture24 .org.uk/museumsatnight
Man in Seat 61, the hit website-cum-book offering invaluable practical advice on worldwide rail travel, is now extended and updated (rbooks.co.uk).
Mary Cohr launches a posh range of natural travel potions: gel for swollen legs, face lifting cream, mask, exfoliator (£20.95).
Go to: thebeautyroom.co.uk
Threat of 'catastrophic cascade of collisions' must be averted, warn scientists
Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: Despite expected death toll we must remember air travel has never been safer
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Come to Crimea: Could tourism help heal the divisions in Ukraine?
Malaysia Airlines MH370: the missing aircraft, and what investigators will be looking for
The 10 Best city bikes
- 1 Australian man Rod Sommerville reacts to bite from deadly snake by reaching for cold beer
- 2 Pakistan vs Paul Smith: Sandal-wearers bemused by famed British designer's attempts to sell traditional Peshawari chappal-style shoes for the distinctly untraditional sum of £300
- 3 North Korea elections: Kim Jong-un wins 100% of the vote
- 4 Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 5 Sharknado 2: Former WWE wrestler Kurt Angle to fight second wave of flying sharks
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
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