Category: Travel

Pandemic gives respite to Greek island sea turtles – but returning tourists could wreck it

Nikoletta Sidiropoulou and her colleagues in the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece (Archelon) are huddled together on Marathonisi beach, carefully digging in the sand. Eventually they find what they’re looking for: a turtle nest, containing upwards of 100 eggs. “It’s really exciting,” says Sidiropoulou. Endangered loggerhead sea turtles, or Caretta Caretta, make their main […]

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10 of the best places to stay on the Scottish coast

Sea View Snugs, Dumfries & Galloway As cosy as they sound, Sea View Snugs hunker into the hillside in this bucolic corner of south-west Scotland. The 18 individually designed cabins – think smart beige boxes – are on a 1,000-acre estate in Gatehouse of Fleet. Most sleep two, a couple can accommodate four, some allow […]

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Why Tebay is ‘the motorway service station from heaven’

Almost every day octogenarian John Dunning walks across his farmland to his triumph, Tebay Services, and wanders around aisles piled high with local produce. Currently featuring in a four-part Channel 4 documentary, A Lake District Farm Shop, Tebay was the first, and remains the only, family-run motorway service station in the UK. With 4.5 million […]

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Black, Queer, and Looking to Travel? An Expert Shares Her Top Tips on Seeing the World

Photo: Khanyisa Mnyaka / Composite by VICE Staff To be honest, the term “travel guidebook” kind of hits an Old Man Jenkins-meets-Mad Men vibe in 2021. Which is cool. But we’ve also moved past the cathedral-drooling, Eurotrip-centric guides of daddi Rick Steves (whom we luv), and into an era of chasing hashtag trails to lunch. […]

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A Complete List Of The Accessible Vacation Rentals From Netflix’s Hottest New Travel Show

With the rise of platforms like Airbnb, trendy new vacation properties are popping up in every corner of the world. Hotels are great, but now more than ever travelers are searching for more unique accommodations (even if just for the badass Instagram photos). Bespoke rentals offer a more intimate lodging experience that’s personalized to your […]

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Tell us your stories of first-time camping holidays

Camping equipment and family tents are flying off the shelves in the UK this summer as people look for cheaper holiday alternatives during the pandemic. With this is mind, we’d like first-time campers to tell us all about their trips. Where did set up your tent or caravan? Was it refreshing, or arduous? Would you […]

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10 of Folkestone’s best new bars and restaurants

Little Rock Mark Sargeant’s Rocksalt was one of the key restaurants that helped shape Folkestone’s current food scene when it opened in 2011, transforming the harbour into a dining destination. Its success has spawned several sister venues in town, including the new Pilot bar on the beach, and its neighbour Little Rock, which opened this […]

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A Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Is Opening In Las Vegas

A dress rehearsal for the Whitney Houston hologram tour, before embarking on a international tour. PA If you’ve always wanted to see Whitney Houston’s Las Vegas residency, this fall is your chance. Kind of. The deceased diva will be reincarnated visually and audibly, thanks to technology, at a spectacle called An Evening With Whitney: The […]

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Our ‘government-approved’ Covid tests have never arrived

In May, my partner and I travelled from France to the UK. We duly quarantined and booked day-two and day-eight Covid tests with Atruchecks, a provider on the list of government-approved companies. They cost £92 each plus postage, never arrived, and Atruchecks failed to refund us. We’ve since discovered dozens of others are reporting the […]

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