Travel

Following Winnie the Pooh through film and woodland walks

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Why is Winnie-the-Pooh called Winnie-the-Pooh? Before I answer, here are two recommendations for things to do this autumn: the first is that you should go to see Goodbye Christopher Robin. This heartbreaking film, which will leave you resolving to spend more time with your children, tells the true story of how the author A. A. Read More

Whitby couple quit jobs to turn bust-up bus into beach hut

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One travel-hungry couple have revealed how they went about converting a bust-up bus into their dream home on wheels. Amy Butler, 27, and David Laws, 33, quit their jobs in the Caribbean, moved back to Whitby in north England and spent £16,000 both purchasing and renovating a 2005 Fiat Ducato mini bus into a beach hut-inspired Read More

Stunning plans for elevated walk through Danish forest 

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Appreciating nature usually requires little intervention from mankind. But a preserved forest in Denmark is currently undergoing a rather large modification – thanks to an architecture firm’s plan to build an epic observation route 45 metres above the ground. Currently being constructed in Haslev’s Camp Adventure resort at Gisselfeld Klosters Skove – one hour south of Read More

The Soviet predecessor to Concorde which disappeared

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It was a race for the skies and the Soviets were winning, thanks to a dose of espionage and underground planning. On December 31, 1968, a Moscow-based aerospace company unveiled a high speed plane three months before Concorde’s first test flight. Boasting the same narrow body and needle-like nose to its British-French competitor the Tupolev Read More

French officials saerch for couple to run remote island

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More than twenty wannabe Robinson Crusoes have applied to live on a tiny, mile-long windswept island off the coast of western France. The nation’s government have been advertising for a new couple to look after Quéménès for several months – and the successful applicants are soon to be announced. The current tenants, David and Soizic Read More

Sanctuary launches for abandoned pool inflatables

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The world’s first inflatable sanctuary for abandoned pool inflatables has opened. The tongue-in-cheek rescue centre, located at the Hipotels Gran Playa de Palma in Spain, was launched, this week, after research by Hotels.com found that 72 per cent of holidaymakers leave theirs behind. Now, over the next three months, guests who book into the venue can Read More

Game of Thrones exhibition opens world tour in Barcelona

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Barcelona’s Museu Marítim has been chosen as the first host of the Game of Thrones touring exhibition. Opening in the capital of Catalonia on 28 October, the exhibition promises to offer an insight into the show’s production side.   Fans will have to opportunity to immerse themselves into different environments boasting props and costumes, which will be Read More

400ft superyacht complete with a climate controlled garden

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For green-fingered billionaires, a nature-inspired 400ft superyacht has been unveiled at Monaco. Netherlands-based Sinot Yacht Design went about designing a vessel that allows passengers to experience the natural world while sailing on the high seas. Its ‘Nature’ yacht concept, which has a crew capacity of 50 and a guest capacity of 18, comes complete with Read More

Virgin Trains update uniform with ‘body-neutral’ clothes

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Virgin Trains have started to implement a new ‘body-neutral’ staff uniform. Employees across the carrier’s East and West Coast routes can now choose between a variety of options which are designed to be inclusive. Created by fashion designers Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway MBE, the range officially launched on Thursday. New route: Virgin Trains staff show Read More

Couple are trekking Australia with their one-year-old

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Most people would struggle to navigate Australia’s terrain. But, despite this, one adventurous couple are doing exactly that – with their one-year-old daughter in tow for the 1,000-mile journey. Incredible images show Justin Jones, 34, and his wife Lauren, 37, with their youngster, Morgan, on their trip through the bush, where they’ve so far completed Read More