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Netflix 's new historical docuseries The Last Czars has been gripping viewers as it focuses on the enthralling story of the last Czar, Nicholas II of Russia , and his family and confidantes. The documentary/drama series focuses on the social upheaval in Russia in the early 20th century, as Nicholas II and his family failed to...
Anna Katharina strengthens Phoenix Reisen's position on Europe's rivers PHOTO: Phoenix Reisen The family-owned German cruise operator Phoenix Reisen is continuing its expansion with the acquisition of Holland America Line’s former Prinsendam and the inauguration of the chartered river vessel Anna Katharina. Prinsendam becomes Amera Prinsendam, which was transferred from the Dutch to Bahamas flag as Amera last week,...
If you're looking for a family holiday destination to take the kids this summer, or planning a romantic weekend away with your partner, we have a list of quick city breaks that you should visit - and they're all just two hours away from the UK. It is always hard to find the perfect family holiday destination for the...
Brexit - and in particular the threat of a no deal Brexit - has sent the value of the pound plummeting and sparked worries about passport validity. The UK is set to leave the EU on October 31, and, as yet, there is no deal in place for the departure. Yet despite the political uncertainty and economic upheaval...
July 5 (UPI) -- Officials in a Kentucky city said they broke a Guinness World Record when 657 people gathered to participate in the world's largest paperball fight. Morgantown hosted the record attempt at 7 p.m. Thursday as part of its annual Catfish Festival. The balls of paper were tossed by a total 657 people, Mayor Billy Phelps said. Guinness...
Dubrovnik in Croatia looks like something out of a film set with its medieval buildings and iconic city walls. Therefore it's no surprise that the city served as one of the Game of Thrones filming locations, which catapulted it to 'city break hotspot' status. Hailed as one of Croatia's best cities there's heaps to see and...
Cruises at discount book – is it worth it? In the case of Aldi Reisen, Lidl Reisen and Penny travel, there are...
‘Adventure’ is a broad term, but with operators worldwide tailoring tours, there’s something for everyone, writes Anthony Pearce. One man’s adventure is another’s stroll in the park. “Adventure travel can mean different things to different people,” says Andrew Turner, head of industry sales EMEA at Intrepid Travel. “For some, it may mean trekking to Everest Base Camp, while to...
Thirty years have been and gone but Melton Halt train station has remained in the memories of those who used to board and alight on their way to and from work, day trips and city breaks. The station between Brough and North Ferriby was opened in 1920 to serve the cement works nearby but was closed again on...
A MASS exodus was under way as tens of thousands of holiday makers jetted out of Glasgow Airport. Despite the first day of planned strike action taking place at the airport yesterday, passengers were soon on their way to sunny climates. Developments throughout the day saw the second strike day tomorrow suspended to allow...
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