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Edinburgh

UK

Edinburgh: One day three ways

Brian Johnston Visit grim Edinburgh Castle for centuries a fortress and royal residence.

Scotland

Door to kilt-edged glamour

Hotel Missoni Edinburgh

Sheriden Rhodes Amid Edinburgh's grey grandeur, a glamorous Italian bolthole serves prosecco on tap and has doormen in Missoni kilts, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

Free attractions

Nothing really matters

Kyoto Imperial Palace

If you've questioned that old saying about the best things in life, The Tripologist Michael Gebicki has proof that it's actually, well, on the money.

Luxe Nomad

Do we really want live entertainment on a flight?

Live performances on planes? That's the latest madcap scheme from Richard Branson on his new Virgin domestic airline in the UK, Little Red.

Lee Tulloch Richard Branson's latest madcap scheme is intended to 'shake up' air travel.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Icy plunge to start the new year

Hogmanay swim New Year

Scotland's 'loony dookers' have started 2013 with a splash, as 1100 bathers took to the water to welcome in the new year.

Photos

The world's sexiest hotel pools

Dip your toe into some of the best hotel pools around the world.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Tripologist: Spring to autumn the Scots come out to play

Chippendales promote their Edinburgh Fringe Festival show

Tripologist I would like to travel from Paris to Scotland by train, hire a car and stay in boutique hotels that serve good food.

Old towns

Top 10 Old Town districts: theatre of the streets

Secrets to unravel ... a young geisha girl in downtown Kyoto.

Heading to the oldest parts of a city delivers the richest rewards, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

Map of Edinburgh

Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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