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This glamorous resort-city is European Capital of Culture 2016 (alongside Wroclaw in Poland). The honour boosts the style and appeal of San Sebastian, which has also bec..
Get your bearings
Located in the Massif Central in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alps, around 60km south-west of Lyon, St Etienne was built on industry (arms, coal mining, textiles, bicycles) but has more recen..
“Watch out for the seagulls”, the waitress warns as she serves me a crab sandwich at one of the makeshift seafood shacks at Brixham harbour. But as I sit in the early-summer sun and take in the pretty..
Q I am at a loss how to deal with Brussels Airlines, who failed me so completely that I was unable to attend a family reunion in Brussels. The facts are, briefly, that we scheduled a reunion in Novemb..
Evora – the capital of Alentejo, Portugal’s largest province – is renowned for pork, cork and wine. It’s a Unesco World Heritage city with a Roman temple, a huge Gothic cathedral and a lovely old town..
There are plenty of free goodies you can snag on a flight, if you know to ask for them.
A Reddit thread asked flight attendants about secret perks passengers should be taking advantage of on flights...
What a week to be an airline passenger. As Euro 2016 got under way, Air France pilots went on strike. The airline said it hoped to operate four out of five departures, but someone at the French carrie..
Stand-up paddle-boarding, or SUP, is one of the world’s fastest growing sports, with holidays dedicated to the sport. A new paddle-boarding and yoga retreat is set to open in Sri Lanka in December (th..