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Beach Holidays in Europe

A fisherman watches a storm approach Zanzibar.

Advice

The Tripologist

The Tripologist I'm a female in my late 20s about to embark on a trip to Africa. I think I'd like to relax by a beach.

Italy

Ancient works never weary

The dramatic coastline of Tropea, Italy.

Large, nude bronze survivors from the 5th-century BC draw Lee Langley to the oldest city on Italy's Calabrian coast.

Spain

Life's a perfect beach

Salinas Beach, Ibiza.

Simon Hughes discovers the best stretch of sand in the world - and it's in Ibiza, the party capital of the world.

France

Playground of the rich, famous and scantily-clad

St Tropez

It's the playground of the rich and famous, but away from the glitz of its best-known stretch of sand are more low-key delights, writes Anthony Peregrine

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

In search of sun, sand and je ne sais quoi

Tripologist My daughters have organised a week's holiday near Avignon in the last week of June. Following that week we would like to find a holiday cottage near the beach.

Expert advice

Tripologist: Get us to a Greek hideaway

Michael Gebicki We've visited Greece and some of its islands and have loved the lifestyle so much we're thinking of living there for a year.

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Travel News

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

bites Roberta Sudbrack. web

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

Manila 'world's worst airport': Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologises

10:10am | Air conditioning failures proves why this South-East Asia airport is named the world's worst by online travel guide.

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