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New route, new ferries, new traffic

One year on, passenger numbers are up on Stena Line’s new Cairnryan route... as KIRSTY WILKIE reports...

IT has been just over a year since services began on Stena Line’s new Belfast to Cairnryan route - with the introduction of two of the largest ferries ever to sail between Northern Ireland and Scotland - and a new state-of-the-art Loch Ryan Port at Cairnryan was opened.

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Calls of the Wild made this an unforgettable African adventure

Regular contributor ANDREA McVEIGH found a beach and safari holiday in Kenya recently was very much to her liking. And she promises the elephants that she’ll be back....

IT WAS THE perfect sunset. Streaks of orange and amber, turquoise and sapphire poked between the swirls of cloud that settled over the silhouette of south-east Kenya’s Taita Hills. It was so perfect it looked as if it had been painted on - as if director Sydney Pollack himself had ordered it as a background set for Out of Africa.

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Exploring the land of ice and fire

A country that boasts the greatest concentration of volcanoes in the world has become an overnight hot-spot for tourists. NATASHA WARCHOLAK finds out more...

ICELAND has been dubbed the land of ice and fire not without a reason: with 130 volcanic mountains, the country boasts the greatest concentration of volcanoes in the world. On top of that, Iceland’s glaciers and ice caps cover 11.1 per cent of the country’s land area.

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Welsh welcome makes Cardiff a perfect city break

Northern Ireland Travel News’ LYNSEY LAMONT takes a trip to the vibrant Welsh capital....

TO BE honest I didn’t know much about Wales let alone Cardiff before I set off on my weekend break to the Welsh capital with a group of three other journalists... well I knew it was a passionate rugby city, but that was about it.

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Tunes help you sleep more easily

HOTEL SPOT By ANDREA McVEIGH

IT’S an interesting new concept - launch a chain of hotels in central London locations that operate like a budget airline. Tune Hotels has done just that.

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