10 great wilderness cabins and campsites in Canada: readers’ tips

Canada holidays Readers’ travel tips 10 great wilderness cabins and campsites in Canada: readers’ tips Whether it’s backcountry camping, huts for post-hike relaxation or a hot tub and luxury cabin after a day in a canoe, our tipsters know some great stays Winning tip: Glacier View Cabins, northern British Columbia Simply one of the most […]

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20 Greek islands … you may not have heard of

Despite its many crises in the past few years, tourism is booming in Greece. Most travellers, however, still rarely venture beyond the more famous islands – and a little exploration is all that is needed to take you to some lesser-known gems. Here are 20 of our favourites.All accommodation prices are for a double room […]

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Bordeaux’s free holiday cabins: basic but still beautiful

 Bordeaux holidays Free world Bordeaux’s free holiday cabins: basic but still beautiful Dotted around Bordeaux, Les Refuges Périurbains are architect-designed shelters that cost nothing to stay in – though don’t expect hot tubs or minibars A giant Mr Whippy ice-cream is floating on the edge of a lake. A slender water tower rears out of […]

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The appy wanderer: smartphone walking in our cities’ green spaces

Walking holidays Go Jauntly is a new walking app that uses photographs rather than maps to guide users on routes around woods and byways. We put it to the test in south London  King of the castle … a Go Jauntly walk in Sydenham Woods, south London, is popular with young hikers, too The business […]

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