Travel

Meander the Mississippi, dally along the Danube: 10 ravishing river cruises for weaving the world's waterways

By David Wickers For Daily Mail Published: 00:59 EST, 10 September 2016 | Updated: 00:59 EST, 10 September 2016 The banks of the world’s great rivers, once the main arteries of trade and commerce and the heart of several civilisations, are a sightseer’s dream. And there’s no more comfortable way to enjoy their historic, cultural and scenic highlights than aboard ...

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The best river cruises for taking in exotic city sights, from the Mekong to Moscow

There are cruises from Vietnam to Cambodia and Budapest to Bucharest  You can explore sights such as the pagodas and palaces in Phnom Penh A Rhine river cruise with stops at Christmas markets is a magical trip By Henry Carton For The Mail On Sunday Published: 01:45 EST, 10 September 2016 | Updated: 01:45 EST, 10 September 2016 Bumping along in an ...

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TV and beer at a monastery? A weekend at one of Japan's holiest spots

 Koyasan, two hours from Kyoto is one of the holiest towns in Japan  Tourists can stay, eat and pray with Buddhist monks at the monasteries  Only vegan food is allowed but TV, beer and Wi-Fi is also available By Eleanor Lawrie For Mailonline Published: 01:45 EST, 10 September 2016 | Updated: 01:45 EST, 10 September 2016 Vegan food? Six o’clock starts? Communal ...

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The passenger hailed a hero for comforting a pregnant stranger's baby on a busy flight

The man walked the aisle most of the flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta  Onlooker Angela Byrd took the picture and said she was moved to tears ‘It showed me that there are still good people out there in a world,’ she said By Caroline Mcguire for MailOnline Published: 08:06 EST, 9 September 2016 | Updated: 03:17 EST, 10 September 2016 A ...

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An Inspector Calls: The soulless atmosphere and modern decor at One Warwick Park in Tunbridge Wells is strangely corporate

One Warwick Park in Tunbridge Wells was converted from three buildings The decor is modern but feels very corporate and the restaurant is soulless Staff are polite and rooms are comfortable but it’s best for businessmen By The Inspector Published: 04:07 EST, 10 September 2016 | Updated: 04:07 EST, 10 September 2016 Rating: There’s been a lot of excitement about ...

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California's mighty Lake Tahoe: Get in a kayak to see the best of the magical landscape

Daily Mail’s Jo Kessel travelled to Lake Tahoe, USA, for an active holiday She explored the Californian and Nevada side of the lake by kayak and bike The itinerary was physically gruelling but also very enjoyable for her family By Jo Kessel For The Daily Mail Published: 04:11 EST, 10 September 2016 | Updated: 06:08 EST, 10 September 2016 The ...

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Mysterious piece of tree trunk has been floating UPRIGHT for 100 years in Oregon

30ft long tree in Oregon believed to be dislodged in a landslide years ago But no one is able to explain how The Old Man of the Lake is still floating Legend has it that the much-revered log even controls the weather By Harriet Mallinson For Mailonline Published: 10:11 EST, 9 September 2016 | Updated: 06:26 EST, 10 September 2016 The 30ft long piece ...

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Experience the luxurious, celebrity-approved side of Peru

Five-star hotels have popped up in the country over the past few years, and several have won awards Belmond Palacio Nazarenas in Cusco, features butler service and one of the world’s best restaurants Sumaq,Tambo del Inka, JW Marriott Convento Cusco and Swissotel Limaboast idyllic pools and top food Inca Rail’s presidential train, the Inca Princess, can be chartered for a ...

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Fred.Olsen fleet still believes in classic style with attractions and courtesy on cruises

Family-owned Fred.Olsen prides itself on its traditional cruise offering The company promises you will enjoy your trip or they will fly you home Its style is familiar for those who sailed on SS Canberra in its 1960s heyday  By Frank Barrett, Mail on Sunday Travel Editor Published: 10:09 EST, 10 September 2016 | Updated: 10:11 EST, 10 September 2016 News ...

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The best cruises to book are now revealed

There’s a no-fly cruise to the Canary Islands with chef Marco Pierre White  You can also do your Christmas shopping in New York before sailing back  Cruise to Cuba, Mexico and the Caribbean and make the most of the sun By Henry Carton For The Mail On Sunday Published: 09:59 EST, 10 September 2016 | Updated: 10:36 EST, 10 September ...

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