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British travellers in Kenya should remain vigilant in the wake of an Islamic terrorist attack on a luxury hotel complex that left at least 14 dead, the UK Foreign Office (FCO) has warned. Around 100,000 Britons every year visit the east African country popular for its Big Five safari and Indian Ocean beaches, but its
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Why go? Prince Rupert on the Inside Passage, 40 miles (64km) south of the Alaskan border, is of growing appeal to cruise passengers, thanks to the charm of the small town, upgraded cruise port facilities and a beautiful position overlooking an archipelago of islands and fjord-cut coastline. The town is also one of North America’s
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Never mind Queen of Scots, surely Mary Stuart was the original Queen of Soaps? Her dramatic, disastrous life – liberally soaked in blood, ambition, political intrigue and doomed romance, is proof that poor decisions make great stories. As evidenced by director Josie Rourke’s new film exploring the relationship between Mary and Elizabeth I, hitting screens
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There are some spectacular rail journeys out there, you know. From the Flying Scotsman to a ‘Flavours of Tuscany’, here are some of the most magnificent rail tours for 2019.  1. Inlandsbanan, Sweden Sweden’s Inlandsbanan traverses what is described as the continent’s last wilderness of untouched forests and lakes. The 663-mile (1,067km) railway from Mora
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Is there any finer feeling than the thrill of embarking on an overnight rail journey? We don’t think so. Here we round up 11 of our favourite overnight rail adventures, from the Blue Train in South Africa to the classy Paris–Moscow line. 1. Blue Train, South Africa There are some journeys that you don’t want
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Old, new and everything in between   The uniform sandstone of the Haussmann buildings, the abundance of gilded historic monuments, and the glimmering Seine and its elegant bridges have arguably made Paris the most recognisable and romanticised cityscape in the world. But though the city wears its history – of monarchy, revolution, revolt and artistic innovation
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Riviera Travel has been providing luxury escorted European and worldwide escapes for 35 years. This award winning and market-leading company also specialises in exclusive river cruises on the Rhine and superb city breaks to Eastern Europe. Telegraph readers are most impressed with the diversity of their tours, the professionalism and knowledge of the local guides,
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Perhaps the biggest concern for holidaymakers after Brexit won’t be the colour of their passports but the ease with which they will be able to explore the world. Britons currently own one of the world’s most powerful travel documents. The 2019 Henley Passport Index, compiled by a residence and citizenship planning firm and based on
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Riviera Travel has been providing luxury escorted European and worldwide escapes for 35 years. This award winning and market-leading company also specialises in exclusive river cruises on the Rhine and superb city breaks to Eastern Europe. Telegraph readers are most impressed with the diversity of their tours, the professionalism and knowledge of the local guides,
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