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Travel: Bullet train is the only way to go between Beijing and Shanghai

AN ELDERLY man snores with a raspy purr, air-conditioning sighs contentedly and chopsticks clatter in plastic tray compartments laden with glutinous rice, fragrant winter melon and tender beef and mushroom, as a scroll of orange LED dots above the doorway of the 16th carriage relays our current speed: 351 km per hour (218mph).

Travel: A family holiday in Kos turns out to be just what the doctor ordered

Aeneas Bonner
THAT great 20th century philosopher Homer Simpson once offered a warning to doctors tempted to abuse their position: "Remember your Hippopotamus Oath!" It's a long way from Springfield to Kos, but the enduring influence of Hippocrates – even when wrongly pronounced – has given the idyllic little Greek island a special place in history of medicine, philosophy and civilisation itself.

Travel News: Centre Parcs, Alton Towers, Dublin Zoo and Malta

Jenny Lee
Centre Parcs launch Winter Wonderland Center Parcs Longford Forest's first Winter Wonderland launches on November 8, with a host of seasonal activities and festive entertainment including a festive light and sound show taking place over the resort’s lake during each break.

What happens now Thomas Cook has collapsed?

The worst fears about the future of Thomas Cook have been confirmed as the firm collapsed into compulsory liquidation. We look at some of the key questions for its customers.

Travel News: Dublin, Greece, Portugal and Cultra

Jenny Lee
Vote for Epic to become top site EPIC, The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin's Docklands, has been announced as a finalist for the title of World’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2019 at the 26th annual World Travel Awards, the most prestigious global travel industry accolade.

Travel News: Orlando, England, Armagh and Fermanagh

Jenny Lee
Seasonal sale from Stena Line Whether you’re interested in a city break in Edinburgh or a family getaway to Scarefest at Alton Towers, Stena Line’s autumn and winter offers could be for you.

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