Italian beach goes smoke-free

Italian beach goes smoke-free
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The seaside resort of Bibione in Venice is set to become the first smoke-free beach in Italy this summer. Popular among locals and European tourists from Germany and Austria in particular, Bibione will become the first beach in Italy to ban smoking all along its eight-kilometre coastline. It’s the final phase of Bibione’s “Breathe the sea air” campaign which launched back in 2011, with the aim of cleaning up the environment and the air.

Inside the giant inflatable unicorn park complete with a themed obstacle course

Inside the giant inflatable unicorn park complete with a themed obstacle course
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Unicorn fans will want to add this giant inflatable park to their bucket list immediately with its obstacle courses and themed beach lounges

USA's most exclusive hiking spot could be about to open to more visitors

USA's most exclusive hiking spot could be about to open to more visitors
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Arizona's iconic Wave formation allows just 20 visitors a day but it could be about to open to more tourists

Caribbean bar offering one lucky Brit the 'job of a lifetime' this summer

Caribbean bar offering one lucky Brit the 'job of a lifetime' this summer
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Virgin Holidays are on the hunt for a bartender to swap pulling pints in a pub for mixing cocktails in the Caribbean

Jet2 adds Nando's to its in-flight menu in time for summer

Jet2 adds Nando's to its in-flight menu in time for summer
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Passengers can now bag a cheeky Nando's during the flight - and you could even get a free meal back on the ground too

Cheap hotels in London near some of the city's top attractions and museums

Cheap hotels in London near some of the city's top attractions and museums
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Our pick of top cheap hotels in London that are worth being on your radar for a budget break in the city

Enjoy dreamy, red maple leaves at Taipingshan Villa in NE Taiwan

Enjoy dreamy, red maple leaves at Taipingshan Villa in NE Taiwan
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If immersed in thick fog or mist, the scenery can best be described as poetically beautiful and surreal

4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

4 countries with the cleanest air in the world
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If you’re tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and the air pollution that comes with it, perhaps it is time for a quick getaway. Online travel booking platform Agoda has compiled a list of holiday ideas based on countries with the best air quality from Yale University’s Air Quality Results report.

British sculptor exhibits his work among the remains of ancient Greece

British sculptor exhibits his work among the remains of ancient Greece
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A stone’s throw from the Greek island of Mykonos lies Delos, an uninhabited islet a world away from its neighbour’s glamorous nightlife. It is there, on an island best known for its archaeological treasures, that British contemporary artist Antony Gormley is showing 29 of his sculptures.

Taiwan’s Taoyuan Band Festival showcases passion for wind music

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Taiwan’s Taoyuan Band Festival showcases passion for wind music
Taiwan’s Taoyuan Band Festival showcases passion for wind music
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The city has invited local and international wind ensembles to perform at the festival

Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival to kick off in New Taipei

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Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival to kick off in New Taipei
Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival to kick off in New Taipei
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The Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival is set to kick off April 19 in New Taipei City, drawing visitors from home and abroad to the golden beach on Taiwan’s northern coast.

It is peak strawberry season in Taipei’s Neihu

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It is peak strawberry season in Taipei’s Neihu
It is peak strawberry season in Taipei’s Neihu
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Strawberry fans can obtain fresh strawberries while enjoying the beautiful scenery and fresh mountain air

Region’s first ‘Minimalism’ art show spread across Singapore venues

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Region’s first ‘Minimalism’ art show spread across Singapore venues
Region’s first ‘Minimalism’ art show spread across Singapore venues
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An empty room illuminated by bright yellow light by Olafur Eliasson and a heap of ceramic sunflower seeds by Ai Weiwei are both iconic works of Minimalist art. They are being exhibited in Singapore for the first time.

Senior citizens to enjoy discounts at forest recreation areas during Double Ninth Festival

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Senior citizens to enjoy discounts at forest recreation areas during Double Ninth Festival
Senior citizens to enjoy discounts at forest recreation areas during Double Ninth Festival
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Central Taiwan's Dongshih Forest District Office (DFDO) will offer special restaurant discounts to visitors of any of its four national forest recreation areas over 65 years old during Double Ninth Festival. Senior citizens are eligible for discounts of up to 35% off, according to a press release from the agency.

Star Wars movie in 2022 will come from Game Of Thrones creators

Star Wars movie in 2022 will come from Game Of Thrones creators
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After the Skywalker saga concludes in December, Walt Disney's next venture into the Star Wars galaxy will come from the creators of HBO's global hit Game Of Thrones.

Being shy is not necessarily a bad thing for cats

Being shy is not necessarily a bad thing for cats
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Two weeks ago, I stepped out of the house to talk to Swooner and Charlie, only to discover two men in a van sent by the local council trying to take our pet cats. It caused an uproar in our community, and sparked ongoing discussions with various parties.

Bear Gifts Deer Bones To Guard Dog In Exchange Of Being Allowed Access To This Man’s Trash

Bear Gifts Deer Bones To Guard Dog In Exchange Of Being Allowed Access To This Man’s Trash
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Famous kingpin Pablo Escobar said, “Everyone has a price, the important thing is to find out what it is,” and apparently for one man’s guard dog his price was some deer bones. In a tweet that has since gone viral @JesseNeon shared with the internet that, the animal that is supposed to be mans’ best friend, was in fact not as loyal as he thought.

Kitten Destroys Owner’s Earphones, Returns With Snake As Replacement

Kitten Destroys Owner’s Earphones, Returns With Snake As Replacement
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Look, let’s face it: animals are cute, especially when they’re babies. Kittens, puppies, rabbits, chicks – you name it, they’re cute.

Iconic bay from Leonardo DiCaprio film The Beach closed to tourists until 2021

Iconic bay from Leonardo DiCaprio film The Beach closed to tourists until 2021
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The Beach starring Leonardo DiCaprio was shot on location on the stunning bay in Thailand but it's being closed to tourists

Top tips for finding cheap breaks to Spain for the Champions League Final

Top tips for finding cheap breaks to Spain for the Champions League Final
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We share insider tricks for getting to the Champions League final and Europa League final without breaking the bank

What to do at the Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sandakan

What to do at the Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sandakan
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Spending a whole day watching birds may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for some folks, it is a wonderful way to connect with nature.

Taiwan's Taitung International Balloon Festival fires up on June 29

Taiwan's Taitung International Balloon Festival fires up on June 29
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Taitung International Balloon Festival will again be extended to a total of 45 days this year

Dream job will pay you up to £50k to travel the world living on luxury yachts

Dream job will pay you up to £50k to travel the world living on luxury yachts
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If the standard 9-5 routine isn't working for you then you may want to check out this ridiculously glamorous job opening

Legoland Windsor sale has day tickets for £29pp during the school holiday dates

Legoland Windsor sale has day tickets for £29pp during the school holiday dates
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Legoland Windsor is offering up seriously cheap tickets for May half term and the summer holidays but be quick

Disneyland Paris breaks launch for £329pp including a FREE Eurostar upgrade

Disneyland Paris breaks launch for £329pp including a FREE Eurostar upgrade
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Disneyland Paris breaks could offer that little bit extra value for money thanks to a new deal but be quick

The Dark Knight rises … at Resorts World Genting

The Dark Knight rises … at Resorts World Genting
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Batman is heading to the hills to celebrate his 80th birthday in Malaysia. The first grand celebration in the region will take place at Resorts World Genting’s SkyAvenue mall from May 10 to July 10.

Jools Holland to perform on three Saga cruise holidays in 2020

Jools Holland to perform on three Saga cruise holidays in 2020
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Jools Holland will be performing with his band on a trio of Saga cruise holidays in 2020 and you can already book