10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Looking for holiday inspiration for 2018? These free smartphone apps mean you can carry insider travel tips for hundreds of destinations in your pocket Luckytrip Want an adventure and dont care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can afford. Just set a budget …

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10 of the best US hiking trails: readers travel tips

From a rocky wonderland with views of Las Vegas to the green ridges of the Appalachians, our readers share their tips for great walks Winning tip: Angels of Utah This five-mile round-trip hike within Walters Wiggles to navigate. The final part is along a very narrow ridge with sheer drops on both sides, with just …

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10 of the best US hiking trails: readers travel tips

From a rocky wonderland with views of Las Vegas to the green ridges of the Appalachians, our readers share their tips for great walks Winning tip: Angels of Utah This five-mile round-trip hike within Walters Wiggles to navigate. The final part is along a very narrow ridge with sheer drops on both sides, with just …

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10 of the best US road trip stopoffs readers travel tips

Anyone driving in the US will encounter kitsch diners and gaudy motels, but the roads are also lined with oddball museums and unique amusements New Testament mini-golf anyone? Winning tip: Freight car motel, Pennsylvania Visiting Amish Country on our road trip from Philadelphia to Chicago, we stayed in an old caboose (railroad wagon): the Red …

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10 of the best small towns in the US: readers travel tips

To get a real feel for the diversity and quirkiness of America, visit its small towns where fascinating history, regional cuisine and great scenery are just some of the attractions Winning tip: Helper, Utah Helper is an old mining town 100 miles or so from Salt Lake City. It had been in decline for years …

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10 of the best small towns in the US: readers travel tips

To get a real feel for the diversity and quirkiness of America, visit its small towns where fascinating history, regional cuisine and great scenery are just some of the attractions Winning tip: Helper, Utah Helper is an old mining town 100 miles or so from Salt Lake City. It had been in decline for years …

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10 of the best US road trip stopoffs readers travel tips

Anyone driving in the US will encounter kitsch diners and gaudy motels, but the roads are also lined with oddball museums and unique amusements New Testament mini-golf anyone? Winning tip: Freight car motel, Pennsylvania Visiting Amish Country on our road trip from Philadelphia to Chicago, we stayed in an old caboose (railroad wagon): the Red …

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Star Wars-inspired holidays where to feel the Force

These are the locations youre looking for! As the world prepares for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, heres a guide to the series most famous settings and where you can pay homage Tatooine: Tunisia, US, Chile A must on the travel itinerary of any Star Wars fan is the desert planet of Tatooine, the setting …

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Favourite Paris bistros: readers travel tips

The streets of Paris thrum with bistros serving tourists and locals traditional and contemporary delights at a wide variety of prices. Our readers help sort the gougères from the crépes Winning tip: Jaja Just behind the hustle and bustle of the Marais is a hidden little entrance to Jaja, a cosy little alfresco parcel of …

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