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Travel News: Nicaragua, Morocco and Oban

Jenny Lee
:: The wonders of Nicaragua AS DAVID Attenborough’s exciting new seven-part documentary Seven Worlds One Planet takes to our screens, many of us are dreaming of experiencing the wildlife of these amazing continents.

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.