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Our resident rail anorak, Gavin Haines, takes a nostalgic look at the best train trips in Britain.

Twenty years on from South Africa’s first democratic elections, Meera Dattani heads into the Gugulethu township for a tour that offers hope above everything else.

From the rolling hills of the Welsh countryside to the farthest reaches of Australia, we pick the top destinations for a holiday in June.

Looking for lodgings with a difference? Then have a look through our guide to the most unusual accommodation in Britain.

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A destination steeped in history, rich in culture and filled with some amazing sights and attractions, Athens is a hugely popular holiday destination. This is a bustling city soaked in glorious sunshine, with breathtaking sights, exciting adventures, and thousands of years of heritage.

For most people, the very thought of a trip to the Caribbean tends to conjure up images of turquoise waters, powder white beaches, sizzling sunshine and lush foliage. Happily, this is all quite close to fact. Include a laid-back atmosphere, tropical breezes, sumptuous local cuisine, and a...

Nothing quite matches the excitement of taking off on a miserable winter’s day and just a few hours later finding yourself on the perfect winter sun holiday, city break or ski adventure.

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