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The magical allure of Europe’s Christmas markets

Adam Jacot de Boinod, author of The Meaning of Tingo and former researcher for QI, investigates the unique appeal of Europe’s best Christmas markets

12 of Europe’s most curious Christmas Markets

Think all Christmas Markets are the same? Think again. From touring Santa’s bedroom to mastering the principals of feng shui, there’s a whole world of al fresco festive retail out there. Issy D’Arcy Clark picks on for each day of Christmas

Five hotels in historic buildings

Hidden behind a Gothic church, housed in a former bank and a building that MI6 used during in World War II… these unique hotels are all about original design, striking architecture and old world charm

On the edge: Europe’s best border towns

Looking for a new way to travel around Europe? Head to its borders, where you’ll find towns that are vibrant melting pots of cultures with distinct identities of their own. Best of all? All you need is one flight to tick two or more countries off your list

Seven unmissable new train journeys

A new generation of train journeys — from high-speed to high-end — are creating a revived buzz for the mode of travel. Here are seven that should be on your radar for 2015 and beyond

On the road with... singer Aloe Blacc

Singer Aloe Blacc on an eye-opening trip to Ghana and why a black T-shirt always comes in handy on the road

Weekend break: Budapest

An ancient city making 
a 21st-century splash, Budapest is great for a long weekend. Emily Mathieson rounds up the places to stay, eat and visit

Weekend break: Budapest

Mark Jones has the perfect weekend in Budapest