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Family travel: Seville

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Family travel: Seville

Clover Stroud and her two children, Evangeline and Jimmy, share their top three highlights from a trip to the southern Spanish city

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Cycling holidays: A bicycle built for you

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Cycling holidays: A bicycle built for you

Whether it’s the impact of the Olympics or an increasing emphasis on infrastructure and general fitness, cycling getaways are on the up and in increasingly off-the-beaten-track destinations

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Troodos Mountains: Bejewelled splendour

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Troodos Mountains: Bejewelled splendour

High in the Troodos Mountains, the chill air carries the scent of the cedar forest that separates us from the salty winds of the coast. We’d arrived at Kykkos Monastery just after five; just before…

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Real life: Sailing holidays

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Real life: Sailing holidays

Drop anchor and sail the open seas. How turning skipper for a week and heading out on a water-bound experience can make the trip of a lifetime

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Real life: New skills

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Real life: New skills

Try your hand at romance writing, archery, conservation or wilderness guiding and transform your life with an overseas course and a new sense of direction.

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The real Shirley Valentines

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The real Shirley Valentines

Everyone loves a holiday romance. We meet couples who’ve tried to turn a foreign fling into a long-term relationship — with varying degrees of success.

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Family: And five makes baby

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Family: And five makes baby

Travel with more than a couple of kids and you’re left struggling to squeeze into the traditional, one-size-fits-all holiday formula.

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An education in travel

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An education in travel

Travel truly is one of life’s best forms of education — so says everyone from the ancient Greeks to Dolly, aged eight

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