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More than 27,000 people apply to be caretakers of remote Great Blasket Island in Ireland

More than 27 000 people apply to be caretakers of remote Great Blasket

1 day ago

Two caretakers are wanted for Great Blasket Island. There is no electricity - the only light comes from candles or stoves - and there is no hot water.

Inflatable jacket creates a 'barrier between the wearer and busy crowds' on public transport

Inflatable jacket creates a barrier between the wearer and busy crowd

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A hotel chain has created the coat, which can be inflated via an electric pump, to create a 'barrier between the wearer and busy crowds'. A model tried it out on the London Underground.

The incredible winners of the 2019 Travel Photographer of the Year contest

The incredible winners of the 2019 Travel Photographer of the Year con

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Photographers from 144 countries submitted over 20,000 stunning pictures in categories including endangered planet, people and cultures, thrills and adventures and dusk to dawn.

Best cities for families in 2020 revealed: Helsinki No1, London 55th, LA best for kids' activities

Best cities for families in 2020 revealed Helsinki No1 London 55th

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The Finnish capital was handed the accolade after researchers analysed 150 cities and 16 factors including paid parental leave, education, healthcare, employment rates and affordability.

The best hostels from around the world for 2020 revealed (and one costs just £2.70 per night)

The best hostels from around the world for 2020 revealed and one cost

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Travellers don't usually expect to find games rooms and rooftop bars in accommodation costing as little as £2.70 per night - but those are perks offered by the best hostels around the world for 2020.

Beautiful photographs entered in an Agora competition capture the essence of friendship

Beautiful photographs entered in an Agora competition capture the esse

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These stunning images from all over the world perfectly convey what friendship means, across cultures and generations - and the animal kingdom.

Airbnb is offering a Valentine's stay at 'Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet' Verona townhouse

Airbnb is offering a Valentine s stay at Shakespeare s Romeo and Juli

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The pair will spend the night at Casa di Giulietta in Verona, a building that has a beautiful balcony and shares similarities to the description of Juliet's house in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

Video footage shows an Airbus A350 performing a fully-automated take-off at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport

Video footage shows an Airbus A350 performing a fully automated take o

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The test took place last month at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France. The test crew conducted a series of eight fully automatic take-offs over a four-and-a-half-hour period.

A $23k around-the-world cruise sets sail, with destinations including Melbourne and Mauritius

A 23k around the world cruise sets sail with destinations including

3 days ago

The voyage, called 2020 World Cruise, is taking place on Princess Cruises' Pacific Princess, with the cheapest ticket $22,999. It will take in 42 destinations in 26 countries across five continents.

Twenty reasons to fall in love with Canada: Follow in the footsteps of Harry and Meghan

Twenty reasons to fall in love with Canada Follow in the footsteps of

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Here is our guide to the country's very best attractions and experiences - and why you should consider Canada for your next holiday.

The best Plantation house hotels in the Caribbean

The best Plantation house hotels in the Caribbean

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Plantation house hotels are are usually boutique and guests can truly embrace the unhurried Caribbean lifestyle. Here are six of the best for you to choose from…

The best holidays for families with special needs

The best holidays for families with special needs

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Every week Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a brilliant holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don't have to. This week, he explores holidays for families with special needs.

Stunning drone images by Rami Rizk show Lebanon's beauty, from beaches and waterfalls to ski resorts

Stunning drone images by Rami Rizk show Lebanon s beauty from beaches

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The extraordinary set of photographs are a result of Lebanese photographer Rami Rizk's most recent drone adventures above the often-volatile Middle Eastern country.

Flying with BA can increase emissions by 46% per passenger compared to rival airlines, Which? claims

Flying with BA can increase emissions by 46 per passenger compared to

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The consumer champion looked at six popular international routes from London, which are well served by a variety of carriers, to compare CO2 emissions.

Universal's new Super Nintendo World in Japan will have a real-life version of Super Mario 

Universal s new Super Nintendo World in Japan will have a real life ve

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The theme park will open this summer at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka and it has been promised that the video game themed land it will 'bring the world of Nintendo to life'.

Southampton Airport employs a pack of therapy dogs to help soothe nervous flyers

Southampton Airport employs a pack of therapy dogs to help soothe nerv

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The dogs, called the Canine Crew, will be stationed at Southampton Airport along with their volunteer handlers after studies showed that petting animals can reduce stress.

The REAL-LIFE fairy-tale landscape: Images capture Switzerland's beautiful Lauterbrunnen valley

The REAL LIFE fairy tale landscape Images capture Switzerland s beaut

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Lauterbrunnen Valley is a 'trough valley' that contains no less than 72 waterfalls. The most photographed is undoubtedly the free-falling Staubbach Falls.

Traveller flies to Mexico for the air miles - but ends up in jail at the hands of corrupt police

Traveller flies to Mexico for the air miles but ends up in jail at t

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TV and internet producer Andrew Kimmel, from LA, told of his extraordinarily rotten luck on his Twitter account - a tale that some think should be turned into a movie.

London Heathrow had its busiest year ever in 2019 with 80.9million passengers using the airport

London Heathrow had its busiest year ever in 2019 with 80 9million pas

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Last year was the ninth year in a row that Heathrow welcomed a record number of travellers. The airport says that passenger growth was driven by the availability of larger aircraft.

From Iceland to New Zealand, WHERE to go and WHEN in 2020 according to Lonely Planet

From Iceland to New Zealand WHERE to go and WHEN in 2020 according to

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Timing is everything when it comes to travel. After all, turning up to see animals migrate when they've all left or visiting a fascinating desert city when it's 45C is no fun at all. Here's a month-by-month itinerary.

Best foot forward for a world tour of wonderful walks, from the Norfolk coast to Liechtenstein 

Best foot forward for a world tour of wonderful walks from the Norfol

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With everything from urban trails to coastal paths and woodland hikes ready and waiting, it's never been so easy to enjoy an adventure on foot. Here's a world tour of superb walking spots.

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