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Tusk Trust Conservation Awards: Preventing deforestation in Kenya One Kenyan group, led by David Kuri, is helping to repair the devastating deforestation in central Kenya | Nov 21, 2014 11:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jamaica: Traveller's Guide For many people, Jamaica is the archetypal Caribbean beach holiday, a fly-and-flop destination of all-inclusive resorts. But recently perhaps inspired by the spring in Usain Bolt's steps travellers have started to realise that the country offers so much m
The Independent | Nov 21, 2014 11:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eurostar sceptics?: Readers write back French connectionOn our first Eurostar trip, my wife and I got upgraded to First Class. Since then, she refuses to travel by plane even though we have been slumming it in Second ever since. King's Cross is just across the road from St Pancras, which makes
The Independent | Nov 21, 2014 10:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hanoi travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours Travel essentialsWhy go now?Vietnam's frenetic but charmingly low-rise capital is an increasingly popular stop-over for a range of Asian and Australian destinations, now that direct flights from the UK are possible.
The Independent | Nov 21, 2014 10:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ski train: Make tracks for aprs-ski On a late-season family break to the Austrian ski resort of Zell am Zee, we found ourselves giving thanks to an unexpected saviour Austrian Railways. The snow was melting fast, and we only managed two full days before there was more grass than slidey whit
The Independent | Nov 21, 2014 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
America's Space Coast: Prepare for lift-off Cape Canaveral is home to a healthy population of herons, alligators and sea turtles. And in a few minutes they are going to get the shock of their lives.
The Independent | Nov 21, 2014 09:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
David Nicholls, no-fear flying, and the Northwest Passage: Travel agenda 1. Time travelDepart Gibraltar at 1.45pm, arrive in Tangier 1.25pm that is the opportunity next summer with Royal Air Maroc's new link across the mouth of the Mediterranean. Flights will operate on Tuesdays and Sundays, using ATR72 aircraft. It will conne
The Independent | Nov 21, 2014 09:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maggie O'Farrell: My life in travel Maggie O'Farrell is a judge for the 2014 Costa Book Awards. Her latest novel, Instructions for a Heatwave, is published by Tinder Press
The Independent | Nov 21, 2014 09:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ski week in France: Make me an offer We targeted three companies to ask for their best offer on a week-long skiing holiday in France next February: one for a family of four; one for a group of four budget travellers; and one for a high-style couple. Prices are per person.
The Independent | Nov 21, 2014 09:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
12 extraordinary Scotland landscapes From the beaches of Taransay to the mystical Isle of Skye, these images will make you want to head north of the border | Nov 21, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend