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Why go?  The world’s most northerly capital city – lit by the midnight sun in summer or winter’s magical Northern Lights – is a highlight of many a North Atlantic cruise. Though architecturally underwhelming, its waterfront setting and mountain vistas imbue the city with charm, while just inland lie epic landscapes shaped by volcanoes and glaciers.  Cruise
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The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival, which runs from October 24 to 27 in London’s Battersea Park, has announced Snow-Camp as its official charity partner. Snow-Camp is the only UK charity to use snow sports as a way to help inner-city young people transform their lives and skills. As part of the collaboration the Festival,
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Have I mentioned the time we accidentally became a family of eco-warriors? Two months ago, we were walking to the shopping centre to pick up something plastic when – in the park between us and Argos – we stumbled upon the local branch of Extinction Rebellion. “Are you here for the protest?” someone asked. “Absolutely,”
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Like humans, rivers have both personalities and moods. They can be as calm and silent as the ferns on the forest floor or they can hiss and spit in a rage of whitewater madness. They can be deep or shallow, loud or quiet, their waters dark and opaque, or as clear as glass. They can
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Interrail and Eurail passes will no longer be valid across Britain from January 1 2020 – an end to the network’s decades-old participation in the European rail schemes.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents Britain’s passenger and freight railways, announced that Eurail had made the decision to end Britain’s membership. However, Robert Nisbet –
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If you think of the Cotswolds as being a bit dull, think again. There are bucolic villages, acres of woodland trails and riverside walks – such as the 12-mile Thames Challenge 2019, which includes visiting five pubs, in aid of Help for Heroes in a couple of weeks (Sep 7; thameschallenge@hotmail.com). Guests at The Lakes
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