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5 of the most beautiful cities at night

Though cities can look grand, imposing and full of life during the day, when the sun goes down and the lights come on they take on an entirely new persona and become enormous lightscapes, with their landmarks and buildings picked out of the darkness. This transformation can turn an average city into a place of striking beauty, and make for some truly fantastic photographs. Deciding … Continue reading 5 of the most beautiful cities at night

Top ten things to do in Madrid

Being in Madrid is all about living in the moment. It’s a city about doing rather than seeing, about trying different ways of mixing the old and the new. Within the space of a weekend, you can experience laid-back tapas culture, boundless nightlife and some of the best fine dining, high art and fashion Europe has to offer. What’s more, this vibrant capital is on … Continue reading Top ten things to do in Madrid

Aqua Bristol Welsh Back [Restaurant Review]

Bristol waterfront is alive with people from when the sun comes out until late into the evening. Your choice on a Saturday becomes more about which stag party you wish to avoid more than any other, rather than getting away from them all completely. But Bristol also has its fair share of independent restaurants, cafes, and places to escape from fancy-dressed men. Tucked away on … Continue reading Aqua Bristol Welsh Back [Restaurant Review]

Darmstadt: Art Nouveau outside Frankfurt

When planning your European city break, it’s easy to focus on the main cities of Europe, the political and financial capitals, but sometimes it’s worth venturing a little further to discover the hidden gems of the wider region. Darmstadt is a city in Hesse, Germany with a population of around 150,000, located a little south of Frankfurt – about 20 minutes in autobahn time. Famous … Continue reading Darmstadt: Art Nouveau outside Frankfurt

Holiday Reading – why choose books over e-tablets?

Although the idea of taking an entire selection of great holiday reads abroad in one portable easy-to-use tablet is tempting, booksellers everywhere suggest that our relationship with e-books cannot surpass our relationships with books. Interacting with a book, turning its pages, seeing it transform from being untouched to gathering stains and dog-eared pages, gives us a tangible emotional attachment to it as a physical object. … Continue reading Holiday Reading – why choose books over e-tablets?

A Foodie Guide to Morocco

With its stunning sunsets, charming medinas and enchanting spice souks, Morocco is the perfect destination for foodies looking for a sun-filled break – even more so now that Ryanair has announced plans they are opening two new bases in Fes and Marrakech and starting flights from Essaouira and Rabat from April 2013, making it quicker and cheaper to visit this exotic corner of Africa than … Continue reading A Foodie Guide to Morocco

Swap relaxation for an adrenaline rush on an Activemoon

The perfect honeymoon should give you as much happiness as your big day; it’s your first chance to really enjoy each other’s company as Mr and Mrs and reflect on the happy memories of your wedding. For some couples, there’s no better way to do so than lying side by side on a golden beach in a sun-soaked paradise. But for an increasing number – … Continue reading Swap relaxation for an adrenaline rush on an Activemoon

The Telegraph Adventure Travel Show

On a bright but chilly Sunday morning, Traveller & Tourist packed up our grab bag, camera, and tripod, and headed off to Olympia, London for The Telegraph Adventure Travel Show. Tucked away in the third floor of the Olympia conference centre were a wide range of stands of assorted size and destination, to cater for the myriad needs, wants, and methods of travel desired by … Continue reading The Telegraph Adventure Travel Show