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How To Deal With Language Barriers When Traveling Abroad 1

How To Deal With Language Barriers When Traveling Abroad

Advertisement When traveling abroad, we often think about the beautiful sceneries, cultures, mouthwatering meals and other adventures we are going to do. It is an alluring feeling that you can’t help but look forward to your flight date. Most travelers even start reading about their destinations, especially what to do weeks before traveling. As important …

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Qatar Airways named world's best airline at the 'Oscars of Aviation' for the seventh year running 2

Qatar Airways named world’s best airline at the ‘Oscars of Aviation’ for the seventh year running

Advertisement Qatar Airways named world’s best airline at the ‘Oscars of Aviation’ for the seventh year running, with BA 11th, Delta top in the U.S and Ryanair declared No.1 budget European carrier The prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022 took place at The Langham Hotel in London  A Skytrax representative says that for Qatar Airways …

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Geneva clocks! Exploring the swish Swiss city that's the world's capital of time  3

Geneva clocks! Exploring the swish Swiss city that’s the world’s capital of time 

Advertisement Municipal Rolex clocks and names such as Breitling, Vacheron Constantin and Baume & Mercier emblazon the top of buildings on the Quai des Bergues. From the moment you arrive in Geneva, you can be in no doubt you are in the world capital of time. References to watchmaking are everywhere, from the obvious to …

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Simon Reeve recalls his trip of a lifetime in South America, from vibrant cities to ancient wonders 4

Simon Reeve recalls his trip of a lifetime in South America, from vibrant cities to ancient wonders

Advertisement Travelling through South America is an amazing privilege, each day rich with experiences. Covering more than 4,000 miles over many months, my journey for my new TV series began in Venezuela in the far north and ended in Tierra del Fuego in Chile and Argentina at the southern tip. In between, there were so …

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Follow in the footsteps of artist Cezanne in Aix-en-Provence, his charming home city 5

Follow in the footsteps of artist Cezanne in Aix-en-Provence, his charming home city

Advertisement Ca alors, is that really Paul Cezanne? The post-impressionist painter is standing next to the Fontaine de la Rotonde with his hat and walking stick, easel strapped to his back. Somehow the life-size bronze statue of Aix-en-Provence’s favourite son looks puzzled about the attention he is attracting. Next month, Cezanne is coming to London’s …

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Greece hotel review: Inside trendy Lighthouse Athens, which has a rooftop pool with Acropolis views 6

Greece hotel review: Inside trendy Lighthouse Athens, which has a rooftop pool with Acropolis views

Advertisement The Instagrammers by the lagoon sense a disturbance. A sea monster lurks with intent. Its quarry, though, is nimble on her feet and deftly scurries up the steps to safety. My five-year-old daughter is thoroughly enjoying the rooftop pool at the newly opened – and, with rooms from around £85 a night, sizzling-value-for-money – …

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Discovering the joys of Scotland's famed Union Canal as it celebrates its 200th anniversary 8

Discovering the joys of Scotland’s famed Union Canal as it celebrates its 200th anniversary

Advertisement Marking its 200th anniversary this year, the calmly winding Union Canal provides a smooth route for narrowboats to navigate — but there have been choppy waters in its history. The canal opened in 1822 and was used to haul coal to Edinburgh along a 31-mile course that starts in Falkirk. For 20 years, it …

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Seaside sensation: Inside a stunning beach house in Folkestone boasting views to France 9

Seaside sensation: Inside a stunning beach house in Folkestone boasting views to France

Advertisement I’m standing on the first-floor balcony of our rental as the sun beats down from a clear blue sky and an ultramarine sea in front of me shimmers in spellbinding fashion. Seagulls wheel with abandon. Wisps of cloud amble hither and thither. As I take a sip of the chilled glass of zesty white …

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A feast fit for Louis XIV: Inside the Michelin-starred restaurant in the Palace of Versailles 11

A feast fit for Louis XIV: Inside the Michelin-starred restaurant in the Palace of Versailles

Advertisement Inside the astonishing Michelin-starred Palace of Versailles restaurant that takes diners back in time with a Louis XIV-style feast – theatrically served by staff in period outfits The meal comes courtesy of Le Grand Controle, an exquisite hotel in the grounds of the Palace of Versailles Called ‘The Feast’ and created by Alain Ducasse, it …

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Bars you reach by boat - and boats that are bars, from New York to London via Antigua 12

Bars you reach by boat – and boats that are bars, from New York to London via Antigua

Advertisement These are the bars that put the water in watering hole. MailOnline Travel has scoured the Seven Seas (and the odd canal) for the best floating and island bars, with a cocktail barge in London, a lively wooden schooner in New York and an offshore tiki hut in Antigua among those making the cut. Sail …

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