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Linsey

Linsey

A journalist and travel writer of 35 years' standing, a once-a-week yogi, terrible skier and out-of-order mum to 2 teens. My day job is associate editor of TravelMole.com.

Running of the bulls is bull s***

It’s that time of year again when Instagram will be packed with images of idiots running with bulls through the streets of Pamplona in Spain, just for the hell of it.   Some of...

Stansted is ‘worst UK airport for delays’ says Which?

You might want to avoid flying from Stansted this summer if you want to don’t want a long delay because, according to a new Which? survey, it’s the airport where you’re most likely to...

Providence, Rhode Island in pictures

Providence, founded in 1636, one of America’s oldest cities, is the capital of Rhode Island, the smallest state in the USA. It’s in New England on the east coast, not far from Boston and...

Beat the Wimbledon queue

The grass has been mowed, the racquets have been strung, the Pimm’s and strawberries are on their way, which means only one thing – it’s nearly time for Wimbledon. I live about 5 minutes’...

Hero guide to…trips that (almost) pay for themselves

Whilst I can’t tell you how to blag a totally free holiday, there are a few easy(ish) ways to make enough money while you’re away to cover much of the cost.   Stick you...

Tips to keep teens safe on their first holiday WITHOUT YOU

So phew, the GCSEs/A-levels are over and yay, now your teenagers who you could swear were still smearing  baby rice on their faces like five minutes ago are off to celebrate with their mates...

How to easily save ££s on holiday money

  A new Post Office Travel Money survey out last week found that most people think Spain is the holiday destination that offers the best value for money, followed by Greece, Bulgaria and Croatia. However,...

A dozen things not to do in Lisbon

    Lisbon is a beautiful city which should be on everyone’s travel bucket list, and not just for the sardines, but here are some tips about what not to do to get the...

Hero guide to….The Wimbledon Championships

There’s so much more to do in and around Wimbledon than watch the tennis, but the Grand Slam tournament, known simply as The Championships, is probably the main reason for your visit so let’s...

Travel after Brexit: what you need to know

Hero guide to ….travel after Brexit: what you need to know If you’ve booked a package holiday…. There shouldn’t be any changes as most flights will continue to operate. However, a very small percentage...