Dashing through Durham in 48 hours

Durham

Three hours from London by train and 15 minutes from Newcastle Gateshead lies the North East county of Durham. It’s a portmanteau of the Celtic word “dun”, which means hill fort and the old Norse “holme”, meaning island. This is a land of castles and UNESCO sites, meadows…

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Seychelles: Praslin Island

Praslin

Praslin was the second of the three islands I visited in the Seychelles. Along with Mahé and La Digue, it is one of the most popular and easily accessible of the 115 islands that make up the archipelago. From Mahé it’s only a 20-minute flight with Air…

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Prague: Bohemian Bliss

After the Velvet Revolution, the city of a thousand spires has emerged from behind the iron curtain to become one of Europe’s most-visited cities. Prague, the largest urban historical centre on the UNESCO Heritage List, should be on everyone’s bucket list, whether you’re passing through…

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