From New Zealand by app to making momos in mountains
Saturday 13 July 2013
Next year marks 100 years since the Panama Canal was completed on 15 August, 1914. In the lead up to the event, six Holland America Line ships will sail the waterway with varying itineraries of 10 to 22 days, starting in September and running until April next year. Fares from £589pp (hollandamerica.com).
The Way Out West festival takes place in Slottsskogen park in Gothenburg, Sweden from 8-10 August, with a line-up that includes Neil Young, Grimes and Alicia Keys; tickets Sk1,940 (£193) (wayoutwest.se/en).
The Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition is back at the Royal Geographical Society in London until 18 August, with the latest award-winning images, plus photos from the RGS archive. There will also be a range of talks and workshops (tpoty.com).
The fare, in pounds, of flying Royal Brunei from Heathrow to Melbourne and back over Christmas and New Year – but only if you fly out on 24 December and return on 1 January. Lower fares are available on a range of off-peak days, but only well away from the festive season. Stopovers are permitted in Dubai and Brunei (flyroyalbrunel.com).
Rick Stein's cookery school in Padstow has two new courses to tie in with the chef's BBC series on India. The one-day Indian Street Food class is £198pp on various dates, while the two-day Cooking from India is £360pp on 16/17 October (rickstein.com).
Intrepid's new nine-day Burma Sailing Trip takes in the South-east Asian nation's more remote islands. Highlights include the white-sand beaches of Myauk Ni and snorkelling with turtles near Ba Wei. From £1,455; flights extra (intrepidtravel.com).
The new "Essential New Zealand" app highlights 1,000 travel experiences across North and South Island, with photos, prices, maps and free advice (bit.ly/appNZ).
Himalayan Footsteps has a new foodie tour of Nepal that will teach travellers how to make dishes such as momos (dumplings); £1,048pp (himalayanfootsteps.com).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- < Previous
- Next >
£23,000: Sauce Recruitment: A global leader in sports and entertainment is now...
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare : Deerfoot IT Resources Limite...
£30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package: Harrington Starr: VB.NET a...
Unpaid voluntary role: Old Royal Naval College: To assist the Visitor Experien...