Summer holidays

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In and out of Spain and Portugal: a road trip up the Guadiana River
Bristling with castles and old port towns, the river that forms much of the Iberian border is peaceful and characterful – and you don’t have to start off on a zipwire

Lesley Gillilan

08, Sep, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Baywatch meets Shameless: a day with the lifeguards on one British beach
Tim Lewis joined the ‘red and yellows’ in Kent, where problems include ‘tombstoning’ and a craze for digging massive holes

Tim Lewis

13, Aug, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Sales are soaring for Tui but the cost of living crisis could soon bite
Results this week will reveal the tour giant’s post-Covid boom, but what might a deep recession do to holiday bookings?

Julia Kollewe

06, Aug, 2022 @11:05 PM

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It’s time to give up flying on holiday | Letters
Letters: Breda Kingston and Fiona Henderson say taking flights has a huge impact on the climate across the world

Letters

01, Aug, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Travel operators demand action, not blame, over cross-Channel delays
Eurocamp executive says more passport capacity needed, after Port of Dover gets just one-thousandth of the Brexit funding it requested

Nazia Parveen

28, Jul, 2022 @1:33 PM

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A day at London Pride – in pictures: ‘We are happy to sweat, feel our legs ache, bolstered by solidarity’
On 2 July 2022 author Irenosen Okojie and photographer Cherry Au captured the solidarity, sisterhood and snogging at Pride, London

27, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Lads, longing and Leigh-on-Sea: ‘It’s as if someone flipped a switch marked “summertime”’
On 2 July we sent six writers and photographers to capture a typical British summer’s day. Joe Dunthorne headed to Leigh-on-Sea

Joe Dunthorne

26, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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A story of two St Ives: ‘It is cursed and confused by its raging beauty’
On 2 July we sent six writers and photographers to capture a typical British summer’s day. Tanya Gold headed to St Ives

Tanya Gold

25, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Midsummer up Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh: ‘The world is as it ever was, but everything has changed’
On 2 July we sent six writers and photographers to capture a typical British summer’s day. Chitra Ramaswamy clambered up to look down at Edinburgh

Chitra Ramaswamy

24, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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No washing up, no decisions to make – no wonder all-inclusive holidays are back | Amelia Tait
Sometimes, Airbnbs and ‘living like a local’ are just too much effort. Bring on the curry, pizza and meatballs buffet, says freelance writer Amelia Tait

Amelia Tait

24, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Sarah Perry’s postcard from England: ‘Cream tea defeats us. It’s the best we ever had’
On 2 July we sent six writers and photographers to capture a typical UK summer’s day. Author Sarah Perry headed to Flixton, Suffolk for big planes and tiny tarts

Sarah Perry

23, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Hand luggage only! 10 tips to save space and money as you pack for holidays – and still be ready for anything
This summer more than ever, if you’re travelling by air you’ll want to do it with the smallest, lightest bag or suitcase – and definitely not check it in. Here’s how …

Jess Cartner-Morley

23, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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