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A gondola massage in California

A gondola massage in California

You won’t catch a Venetian doing it, but in Coronado Bay off the Californian coast couples can have a massage in a gondola. I’ll never look at a gondolier again without a smile crossing...

Insiders’ guide to Scottish wildlife

Insiders’ guide to Scottish wildlife

Nature tourism is booming in Scotland, thanks to world-class conservation projects, safaris and experiences such as these. Katie Wood, travel and eco writer living in Scotland gives you her pick of the best projects...

Budget Europe

Budget Europe

With flights averaging £50 return to the following destinations (see www.whichbudget.com for listings), there’s never been an easier time to enjoy Europe. Katie Wood reports. So you’ve got some free time on your hands,...

Out with the Auld

Out with the Auld

Edinburgh offers surprises even to those who return every year. Katie Wood picks out some new attractions If you’re joining the throngs who visit Edinburgh during August to enjoy the largest arts festival in...

A vine romance

A vine romance

Katie Wood is intoxicated by mountainous Mendoza, underexplored heart of the Argentinian wine industry – and says now is a great time to sup with the locals There are three good reasons to go...

Low-cost connections

Low-cost connections

Katie Wood checks out the best way to get to the EU’s eastern capitals The good news about getting to our new eastern EU partners is that over a dozen low-cost airlines serve the...

Lines of least resistance

Lines of least resistance

Katie Wood, author of Europe By Train, offers some timely advice for students and independent travellers So, the A-level results are out; the hell or happiness can begin and, with that hassle now behind...