Europe and Middle East

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Viking in Limited Restart of Domestic UK Cruises

Viking has announced that it will restart limited operations in May 2021 with three new sailings along the English coast..

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Strand on the Green – a river walk from Chiswick to Kew

Following on from her Chiswick to Hammersmith river walk, Judith Baker explores the short but sweet Strand on the Green walk from Chiswick to Kew Bridge

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Walking the Thames Path from Chiswick to Hammersmith

Artists, Arts & Crafts, the boat race and beer; Judith Baker takes a refreshing lockdown walk in West London

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On Foot in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands Spain

Rupert Parker puts on his hiking boots and explores the rugged interior of Gran Canaria

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The Capital Ring Walk, London

Rupert Parker explores another of London’s circular walking routes exploring the Capital Ring through South London.

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Self-drive cruising along the Caledonian Canal

Deprived by the Covid crisis of an annual trip to his ancestral home in Ireland, James Ruddy heads for Scotland’s Caledonian Canal in search of Celtic craic and stunning natural beauty.

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