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Holidays: The bizarre ‘stereotypically British’ tradition UK traveller…

Meanwhile, in Iran, something very different is expected. Diners are particularly appreciated if they bring their serving staff little gifts from home, instead of a cash tip. Travel gurus at MyBaggage.com flagged the strange tradition and told Express.co.uk: “As Iran is quite a closed

Meadow larks: orchids and alpine views in Slovenia | Travel

Meadow flowers, mountain fishing, food from one of the best chefs in the world. All are on offer in Slovenia, though from the looks of my fellow passengers on the late-night flight, few will venture far from Ljubljana’s bars and throbbing club scene. My

Manchester news LIVE: Latest breaking stories, crime, traffic and trav…

Morning Welcome to the Manchester Evening News breaking news service. We’ll be making sure that you are the first to know what’s happening across the Greater Manchester region. Throughout the day we will be bringing you constant updates on news across the area. We’ll

More than 100 nurses and midwives signed up to travel from Australia t…

More than 100 nurses and midwives will fly tens of thousands of miles across the world from Australia to fill vacancies in north-east hospitals. Their recruitment follows a pioneering initiative where NHS Grampian bosses jetted Down Under to try to solve their decade-long recruitment

Sculpted by time: Eduardo Chillida museum reopens in San Sebastián | T…

An eight-metre monolithic sculpture of reddish steel stands before me in the middle of a hilly field. Solid and grounded, the structure’s 22 tons contrast with the upward-reaching movement of its lines. As it soars towards the sky, the whole thing speaks of time

Portions of I-29, I-70 and I-90 shut down as major storm whips central…

April 11, 2019 Share: A major spring storm is bringing heavy snowfall, high winds and white-out conditions across a large swath of the central United States, and impacts are expected to last through Thursday. The powerful storm hit South Dakota the hardest on Wednesday

A local’s guide to Rio de Janeiro: 10 top tips | Travel

Seaside cycling When Rio introduced a bicycle hire scheme (sponsored by Banco Itaú), the bikes were constantly broken and the system frequently froze. It works much better now, with three-gear bikes available across the city with payment plans as cheap as £3 for three

Tottenham travel to Anfield hoping to end Liverpool’s run

The international break is over and we can once again look forward to Premier League football this weekend. The biggest clash of the weekend is without doubt at Anfield. Liverpool, still fighting on two fronts for silverware, host Tottenham Hotspur who, themselves, are hoping

Travel: Luxury in the heart of Provence at the Crillon Le Brave Hotel …

Marian Feltham revels in the continental elegance of Crillon Le Brave Hotel and Spa in Provence… IF you are already familiar with Provence then I won’t need to spend too much time explaining that this luxury hotel nestles in the heart of one of

Families awaiting visa to attend funeral for Christchurch massacre vic…

Family members of two of the three Fijian nationals killed in the Christchurch massacre are still waiting for their visa to travel to New Zealand. Friday’s terror attack saw the deaths of 58-year-old Ashraf Razak Ali, 59-year-old Imam Haji Hafiz Musa Patel, and 61-year-old