UK government flip-flopping over quarantine list devastates Portuguese tourist industry

Although Portugal remains on the safe list, for English tourists at least, rumours to the contrary spark panic and holiday cancellations Noel Josephides sounds weary. Two weeks ago when the UK government added Portugal to the travel corridor list, the … Read more…

We spend our summer holidays 20 minutes from home, in underrated east Norfolk | Patrick Barkham

While north Norfolk became gentrified, its east coast remained undervalued, except by marine life and our writer. But don’t dally … this is the ‘changing coast’ In the mid-1990s, thousands of tonnes of Norwegian granite were dumped in the shallow … Read more…

Birch, Hertfordshire – review: ‘It’s like the most chaotic Pinterest board made real’

Birch is the latest ‘concept’ hotel to chase the Instagram generation, but haphazard design and pricey wellness and creative activities leave little room for relaxation Arriving at Birch, you would be forgiven for thinking you were headed to a service … Read more…

Hostels in England set to reopen from 4 July – but without dorms or socialising

Hostels face the challenge of social-distancing regulations while also trying to maintain their communal ethos Staying somewhere specifically designed to encourage strangers to socialise may not be top of everyone’s post-lockdown travel wishlists, but England’s hostels are hoping that outdoor … Read more…

Despite worries over coronavirus, most people booking travel don’t plan to buy trip insurance, survey finds

More than half of Americans planning travel soon will not buy trip insurance despite worries over Covid-19, according to a survey by ValuePenguin. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >