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Sunday, August 25, 2019

TRAVEL

TRAVEL

CRETE – THE MAGICAL ISLAND OF THE GODS By Gabrielle Fagan. Crete has suffered its fair share of conflict over the years with invasions, battles and...

By Sean Sheehan Come in, admit it, you’re not really sure exactly where Taiwan is. We’ve all heard about the country – Asus laptops,...

Sean Sheehan We all know that travel is supposed to broaden the mind but our reliance on the internet is helping to undermine an old...

Some pairs of places resonate with a familiar ring -- Singapore and Bangkok, London and Paris – but not so with Fukuoka and Okinawa:...

--Sean Sheehan It’s a long way from amazing when you first arrive. Schiphol is just another overcrowded airport with the personality of concrete, surrounded by...

Air France, which faces a cabin crew strike at the height of the summer holiday season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid...

Sean Sheehan Summer in London can be a bit of an ordeal: the tourists, the weather, the grumpy brexiters, so while we’re still attached to...

Sean Sheehan Once upon a time everything at Canary Wharf was spanking new and everywhere you looked cranes were lifting building blocks into the sky....

By Sean Sheehan The Acropolis Museum in Athens exhibiting ten times as many precious exhibits as the old museum of that name, has been...

By Sean Sheehan This Easter marked the centenary of Ireland’s Easter Rising, a brief but bloody period in the Irish struggle for independence. It...