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Europe

Tsminda Sameba (Holy Trinity) Church.

Eastern Europe

Hidden Europe: The eye-opening spots you've never heard of

Expect the unexpected when you venture to the ancient Caucasus, writes Isobel King.

France

Abbaye de la Bussiere, France: French abbey turned hotel is picture perfect

Abbaye de la Bussiere in Burgundy is movie-set perfect.

Brian Johnston As Brian Johnston discovers, this former abbey in Burgundy is not just a hotel but an experience in itself.

Austria

Tracing Franz Ferdinand's last steps through Austria, Croatia and Sarajevo

A view on the reconstructed Old Bridge in Mostar.

Adrian Bridge retraces the last journey of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire 100 years later.

Tripologist

The Tripologist: Morocco to Gibraltar?

Night view of Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco, Africa
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Michael Gebicki Your logical first stop after Morocco is Gibraltar but getting there is slightly problematic.

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Photo galleries

Photos

British hit the beach as temperatures soar

Two girls take a photograph of themselves on their mobile phone as they relax in the warm weather in Hyde Park on July 18, 2014 in London, England. The Met Office has issued a heatwave alert as temperatures soar to their highest of the year.

Britons were sent scampering for shade and water as the temperature soared to 29.1C, the highest level of the year so far, during a forecast heatwave.

Photos

Magaluf, Mallorca, Spain: Britain's favourite party destination

Magaluf, Spain. Street.

Magaluf is one of the Britain's favorite holiday destinations popular with sun, beach and clubbers alike.

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Travellers Tips

The Backpacker

Find freedom: How to take a year off to travel

Freedom ... it is possible to spend a year travelling, but you need to prepare.

The Backpacker Don’t pack too much. Turn off your phone. Get good insurance. The dos and don'ts of spending 12 months overseas.

Netherlands

Hans Brinker: the worst hotel in the world?

Hans Brinker

Shaney Hudson It’s a fairly bold move to call yourself the worst hotel in the world, but it could mean good business.

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Map of Europe

Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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