Category: Travel

EU says it will recognise NHS Covid pass ‘soon’

Trips to Europe over October half-term could become easier for British travellers after Brussels said a technical tie-up with the EU ensuring the NHS Covid pass is recognised across over 40 countries would be “going live soon”. In some European countries, such as the Netherlands, tourists from the UK have faced constant Covid tests as […]

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U.S. Will Reopen Land Borders In November For Fully Vaccinated Visitors

Topline The U.S. will lift all travel restrictions at its land borders with Canada and Mexico for fully vaccinated visitors in November, ending a 19-month curb on non-essential travel that had been put in place due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The United States’ land borders with Canada and Mexico have remained shut since March 2020, […]

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These Two New(ish) New Orleans Hotels Remind Us Why We Love Hotels In The First Place

This essay is adapted from the HOTELS section of the 2021 Uproxx Fall Experiences Guide, found here. I love hotels. That wasn’t always the case, though. For the longest time, I sort of viewed hotels as merely a necessary aspect of vacationing and/or traveling. A place to keep my stuff and get some sleep whenever […]

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American Express Opens Centurion Lounge At London Heathrow Airport, 1st In Europe

The London Heathrow lounge will be the first for the Centurion Lounge network in Europe. American Express American Express opens its first European Centurion Lounge today at London Heathrow Airport. In the works for a couple of years now, the new 7,000-square foot, Terminal 3 facility will offer locally themed menu items and British-inspired design. […]

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Hut parade: cool Scandi cabins on the Kent coast

“That one’s cool,” my son George points out. “The big dusty pink one in the sand dunes?” I say. “Yeah, I’d call that acid-washed burgundy,” he says. We’re cabin-spotting on the Kent/East Sussex coast, and this blushing example on Camber Sands is the most striking example we’ve seen so far, with an asymmetrical design that […]

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All back to Mahón: a return to Menorca

A peal of bells marks the start. Then comes a beating of drums. A barely perceptible breeze carries the scent of hay. Collectively, a crowd of thousands holds its breath, shoulder to shoulder in the plaza principal. Among them, standing tall, is a single rider, frock-coated on a glossy black stallion. He is the first […]

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Ten amazing UK escapes for art-lovers

Hauser & Wirth, Somerset Questions of identity and power structures underpin Thomas J Price’s multidisciplinary inaugural show for Hauser & Wirth Somerset. Entitled Thomas J Price Thoughts Unseen, it includes film and towering figurative bronzes (until 3 January 2022). Stay at Number One Bruton, a 12th-century forge on the high street of this creative hub […]

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A local’s guide to Berlin: five great things to do

Art entrepreneur Johann König has been living in the German capital for 20 years. In 2002, he set up his influential König Galerie , which today is housed in a brutalist former church in Kreuzberg. Food For German cuisine, my favourite spot is Nobelhart and Schmutzig at the Kreuzberg end of Friedrichstrasse. It’s a Michelin-starred […]

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A great walk to a great pub: the Ship, Dunwich, Suffolk

Start The Ship, DunwichDistance 9 milesTime 5 hoursAscent 100 metresDifficulty moderate Dunwich is a village with a handful of cottages, a ruined friary, a church, a small museum, and a pub. But in the 12th century, it was an internationally important port with a thriving fishing industry; it had a dozen inns, several churches and […]

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Bibi, London W1: ‘Genius and subversive’ – restaurant review | Grace Dent on restaurants

Bibi is a new high-end opening in the capital, of which there is currently no shortage. “High-end” is a coy way that hospitality people communicate the notion of imported chandeliers, four-ply loo roll, complex cocktails, teensy portions on beautiful tableware and, outside, a Mercedes-AMG wagon being clamped by Westminster council. These restaurants have survived the […]

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