Where is House of the Dragon filmed? The real life locations to visit
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Where is House of the Dragon filmed? The real life locations to visit

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email House of the Dragon has returned for its second…

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‘It’s like stepping back in time’: an eco-tour across the wilds of Albania | Albania holidays
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‘It’s like stepping back in time’: an eco-tour across the wilds of Albania | Albania holidays

In the hills above Tragjas village in Vlorë, south-west Albania, I’m running after a farmer called Sofo, with a glass of raki in one hand and a triangle…

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Thousands stranded after another air-traffic control slowdown at Gatwick
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Thousands stranded after another air-traffic control slowdown at Gatwick

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email Thousands of airline passengers have woken up far from…

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In the footsteps of Lee Miller and the surrealists: a tour of her arty Sussex retreat | Sussex holidays
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In the footsteps of Lee Miller and the surrealists: a tour of her arty Sussex retreat | Sussex holidays

There’s an original Picasso tile – of an abstract face with a yellow nose – roughly cemented into the wall above the Aga in the kitchen of Farleys…

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Barcelona reveals plans to scrap holiday rentals by 2028
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Barcelona reveals plans to scrap holiday rentals by 2028

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email Tourists will be banned from renting apartments in Barcelona…

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An expert travel guide to Marseille
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An expert travel guide to Marseille

Marseille is going straight – cultured, even. New museums and galleries sprout. Trendy restaurants and bars abound. Hotel openings bang into one another. The 21st-century city is recapturing…

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Birmingham airport boss: Government U-turn causing long security waits
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Birmingham airport boss: Government U-turn causing long security waits

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email The boss of Birmingham airport has hit back at…

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Boeing 737 inexplicably flies 500 feet over neighborhood: ‘Thought it was gonna hit my house’
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Boeing 737 inexplicably flies 500 feet over neighborhood: ‘Thought it was gonna hit my house’

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email A Southwest Airlines passenger jet flew worrying close to…

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Engine part falling from plane forces United Airlines flight back to airport
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Engine part falling from plane forces United Airlines flight back to airport

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email A United Airlines flight from Connecticut to Colorado was…

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This popular island was ravaged by bushfire – here’s what it’s really like to go back
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This popular island was ravaged by bushfire – here’s what it’s really like to go back

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email It’s odd how so many Australian birds look prettier…

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