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International Women’s day: female-led travel initiatives to support

From a female-only poaching unit protecting a South African nature reserve to the Kilimanjaro mountain guides, meet the women smashing stereotypes around the world

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When can we go on holiday again?

Self-catering holidays in the UK will be allowed from April 12, but what about foreign travel? Cordelia Aspinall answers everything you need to know about holidays after lockdown

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Where to eat, sleep and what to do in Cyprus

Dreaming of long meze lunches in the sunshine? Us too...

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10 of the best glamping spots in the UK

James Warner-Smith, editor for Cool Camping and Glampingly, shares his pick of where to head for a luxe staycation this summer

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10 wonderfully unusual UK staycation ideas

From double-decker buses in Hampshire to hillside hot tubs in Somerset, the great British Isles are full of kooky stays

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The Greek islands loved by our favourite celebrity jet-setters

Azure seas, terrific tavernas and total relaxation — London’s style set share their favourite Greek spots with Joanna Taylor

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The holiday rentals to book for your post-April 12 getaway

The roadmap has been revealed! From mid-April, self-contained staycations are allowed. Abha Shah picks the hottest listings to add to your life-after-lockdown list

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Return to the Red Sea: Learning to dive in scuba paradise

When flights to the Sinai Peninsula finally resumed, James Draven learnt to dive in scuba paradise Sharm El Sheikh

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20 stunning Greek islands to visit

The UK and Greece are in talks about vaccine passports for this summer. Start dreaming now...

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10 beautiful cottages to book for your summer staycation

These luxury rentals still have availability for a post-lockdown minibreak 

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5 quiet alternative mini-break destinations in the UK

The usual summer staycation spots are booking up quickly.  Rob Crossan on the crowd-free UK hotspots

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12 of the best country spas near London

The best luxury country spas for a day trip or a weekend getaway

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These are the world’s most powerful passports for 2021

How does the British passport stack up in the annual index?

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New Hotel: wake up surrounded by art in the centre of Athens

A top choice for hipster hotel lovers who want to see a slice of Greece that goes beyond tacky holiday islands

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Uganda: the underdeveloped safari destination that always overdelivers

Forgoing Africa’s more celebrated sun-scorched plains, Nicola Moyne explores the mist-cloaked mountains of Bwindi and lush grasslands of Kyambura to answer the call of the wild

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Nayara Tented Camp in Costa Rica is glamping at its most glamorous

Each tent comes equipped with an outdoor deck, hammock and a private plunge pool staring at the famed Arenal Volcano

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How to do Costa Rica in a week

Dreamy cloud forests, gigantic crocodiles and a new-found love for birding, Radhika Aligh finds it all in Costa Rica

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Luxury rooms and cosy boltholes you can still book for New Year’s Eve

The party’s off, but NYE doesn’t have to be a dud. Find a relaxing retreat —  Rosie Fitzmaurice picks her wishlist

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Best London staycation packages for some mini-break magic

Forget about going abroad, hotels in the city are perfect for an autumn treat

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Sa Pa, Vietnam: community-based tourism puts this paradise on the map

The rice paddy-carpeted hill town in the north-west is well worth a stop on your Vietnamese travel itinerary 

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Hottest travel deals at the best prices

Are you longing to get away from it all? Snap up a steal of a holiday deal 

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These photos of Ibiza in ‘89 will make you miss raving

‘It was easy to believe that almost anything was possible in Ibiza in 1989’

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#Summer2021: the blow-out fantasy trips to book next year

Dream holidays may be on hold for now, but why not book one of these fantasy trips for 2021? 

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The Eastbury: a cosy countryside bolthole

Sloe gin, fire pits and your very own spa: this staycation spot has thought of everything  

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First look: Bermonds Locke, London

Fancy swapping gloomy, wet London for the glorious light of the American south-west? There's a portal in London Bridge, discovers Abha Shah

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Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Mexico - hotel review

Add this 5-star all-inclusive resort to your post-2020 wishlist

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First Look: Hart Shoreditch Hotel London

Rosie Fitzmaurice checks in to one of East London's newest hotels

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Your winter sun guide to the Canary Islands

Winter sun is back on the cards. Rosie Fitzmaurice on which island is best for you

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Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge, Brazil Amazon Rainforest - hotel review

Break from the traditional travellers' path with a few days connecting to nature

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The Hoxton Holborn's revamp is brilliant in every sense

For her Design Destination series, Amira Hashish checks out the new look Hoxton Holborn and is charmed by its vibrant style

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Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero, Botswana: safari luxe at its finest

Perched on the edge of the Chobe National Park, Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero is a chic gateway to the world's largest remaining population of elephants. Laura Hampson leans in to the safari lifestyle

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An activity-packed staycation at the Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

A Georgian manor house with enough activities on site to keep you busy for days

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Feldon Valley: chic woodland lodges in the heart of the Cotswolds

The luxe woodland retreat opened last year, with bright modernist lodges, knockout views and its very own 18-hole golf course 

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Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma, Zambia: fall asleep to the sounds of hippos

With the roaring Victoria Falls just a 20-minute drive away, Laura Hampson embraces the serenity at Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma