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  • Tasty Autumn recipes from around the world

    Tasty Autumn recipes from around the world

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    8 October 2018

    We’ve collated some of the most appetising and appealing recipes to really help you make the most of Autumn and to get you inspired to cook up a storm for family, friends, or perhaps just your own indulgent moment.

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  • A celebration of coffees from around the world

    A celebration of coffees from around the world

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    27 September 2018

    Forget Christmas, your birthday, Easter, Halloween of even the summer equinox, October first is officially the new best day of the year and at Rail Discoveries’ headquarters we’re a hive of preparation.

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  • How to be a tourist in Russia: Your guide to the Hermitage.

    How to be a tourist in Russia: Your guide to the Hermitage.

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    14 June 2018

    It may be the start of the world cup today, but we're not interested in Sergei Nikolayevich Ignashevich or Aleksandr Yuryevich Yerokhin (in the spirit of honesty we will admit having to google the Russian national football team for that reference).

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  • The comfort of a big, warm hygge

    The comfort of a big, warm hygge

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    7 December 2017

    Hygge, pronounced hoo-ga, is a word that is likely to be fairly new to your lexicon if not completely unheard of, but is something you've probably experienced many times without even knowing it.

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  • St Andrew's Day

    St Andrew's Day

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    1 December 2017

    To celebrate wonderful St Andrew’s Day this week, we thought we’d delve into the heritage of a country that has an abundance of the stuff.

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  • Wild Switzerland

    Wild Switzerland

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    13 October 2017

    If you thought that Switzerland was nothing but top-secret bank accounts, luxurious chocolate and Alpine mountains, then have no fear, we’re on hand to put the record straight.

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  • Iconic trains through history

    Iconic trains through history

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    1 September 2017

    From modern masterpieces travelling faster than anything else on land, to heritage locomotives that get you from A to B in sumptuous style, there have been countless trains throughout the decades that have won the hearts and minds of their passengers, and we thought we’d share with you our top contenders, in no particular order!

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  • Jersey

    Jersey

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    16 August 2017

    100 miles away from the iconic white cliffs of Dover across the English Channel, lies the oft forgotten archipelago of the Channel Islands. While still officially British territories, they are closer to France than their mother country, floating just fourteen or so miles off the historic beaches of Normandy. The very nature of its geography reveals part of why it isn’t as popular a holiday destination as somewhere such as Cornwall; with its official title as the UK’s sunniest destination (even though it isn’t officially part of the UK), you’d think it’d be swarming with adventurous staycationers, but no.

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  • 36 Hours in Split

    36 Hours in Split

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    14 August 2017

    As our ferry is slammed into the Adriatic by the force of a rogue wave, we are all relieved to catch a glimpse of the approaching shoreline and the sail boats dotted around the harbour of Split, signalling our imminent arrival into this ancient city.

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  • Holidays at Christmas

    Holidays at Christmas

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    13 July 2017

    ‘Tis the season…to go on summer holidays, enjoy makeshift barbeques in the rain and stock the freezer with choc ices – but in the world of travel, all of us are thinking at least a few months, if not a year or two in advance.

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