Travel reviews

Buchanan Street in Glasgow in the run-up to Christmas

Review: A midwinter Travelodge stay in the heart of Glasgow

Sarah Chambers went to Glasgow in the depths of winter - a season she thinks shows it off to its best advantage - to take in the sights, sounds, and pubs, of this remarkable city.

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The Place de la Concorde lit up at night in festive sparkle

Travel review: Best things to do in Paris at Christmas

It’s known as the most romantic place on the planet, but Paris is just as good at instilling the magic of Christmas in people as it is love. Here are the top five things to do in the French capital to celebrate the festivities and get you into the Christmas spirit:

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Quantum of the Seas

Review: Quantum of the Seas - a quantum leap in hi-tech cruises

It’s the third largest cruise ship in the world - but proudly claims to be the most high-tech. But there’s much more to Quantum of the Seas than futuristic gimmicks, writes David Powles.

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Champney's, Tring.

Travel review: Champneys, Tring

“Isn’t that the place where they put you on a diet and feed you salads,” my mother mused when I told her I was going to Champneys.

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Tree skiing

Tremblant and Montreal travel review: Snowboarding and urban culture combine for thrilling winter break in Quebec

Sylvain jabs me with his ski poles and orders me to straighten my feet, but within seconds they lapse into their natural wonky state.

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East Side Gallery

Travel review: Germany’s capital, 25 years on from the Berlin Wall’s fall

Scenes of desperation, euphoria and hope unfolding on the news as the Berlin Wall was ripped down in a torrent of defiance is one of my very earliest memories.

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