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Less is More: Tips to Traveling Lighter

When travelling over the world, despite staying in different countries for several weeks each time, the best piece of advice I can offer as an experienced traveller
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Travel

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I have created theyearsareshort.com as a place to showcase my travel experiences, knowledge and advice.  I want this website to be a community where we can all
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Wildlife

The best nature reserves to spot summer wildlife

Whether you want to spot basking sharks or rare butterflies, you can find them at one of the Wildlife Trusts’ reserves
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Summer Resorts

Europe’s best seaside cities

A lazy beach break with added city style: it’s the perfect summer getaway — from Lisbon to Valencia, here are the towns that pull it off
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Health and Medicine

Hard Brexit could deprive Ireland of key medicines

Irish patients could face drug shortages after a hard Brexit, a pharmaceutical body has warned.
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Airlines, Buses, Trains

China overtakes Japan with world’s fastest train

China is set to overtake Japan as the land of the fastest trains after the government gave the green light to a top speed of 350 kilometres
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Health and Medicine

Relocation cost for European Medicines Agency hits €600m after lease bungle

Britain faces a bill of almost €600 million for relocating the European Medicines Agency (EMA), with up to three quarters of its 890 staff threatening to resign
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Food and Drinks

Delicious summer recipes from Moro

Moro’s Moorish-influenced menu has really stood the test of time, as these recipes by its founders reveal
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Airlines, Buses, Trains

‘Anyone but British Airways’: turbulent times at the nation’s flag carrier

James Anderson used to look forward to jetting off every July or August on British Airways. Like many of us, he felt BA was a cut above
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Hotels and Accommodations

The best seaside hotels in France

Sip rosé and stretch out on the sand at these beachside boltholes
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