When is the “best” season to visit Cuba, from the point of view of hurricane risk and excessively high temperatures? We would like a good hotel whi(...)

From next month Eurostar passengers will be forced to dismantle their bikes, put them into a box and reassemble them when they reach their destination. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Eurostar has been accused of treating cyclists as “third-class passengers” over a new policy that will force them to dismantle their bikes before usin(...)

The Irish are more resilient to perceived threats, with many of us returning to Egypt over and over again despite many terrorist attacks

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Stephanie & Tim Barry-Woods  wrote their own vows that they keep on their iPhones to send if either needs cheering up. Photograph: Ben Eagle

Stephanie & Tim Barry-Woods Stephanie (28), from Cork, and Tim (29), from Devon, both financial software developers, met five years ago on a Cr(...)

A Eurostar train waiting to cross to England, at the Calais-Frethun train station in northern France. Photograph: Getty Images

Hundreds of Eurostar passengers were stranded at the Calais-Frethun train station overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday after 1,000 refugees and migrant(...)

Tony has always loved Paris. He was stationed at Fontainebleau when he was supposed to be doing his National Service. Naturally, he had a love affair while he was there. Photograph: Thinkstock

Tony’s journey towards no longer being able to hold a conversation is complete. The effort of understanding what the other person is saying is too gre(...)

Anthony Sadler (L), from Pittsburg, California, and Alek Skarlatos from Roseburg, Oregon, hold their medals as they sit in a restaurant after a brief ceremony in the town of Arras, northern France, on August 21, 2015. The Americans  overpowered a gunman armed with a Kalashnikov who opened fire on a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

President Barack Obama has praised the heroism of three Americans who overpowered a gunman on a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris on(...)

Landmark: The CN Tower in Toronto

Three of us fly into Toronto mid September and fly out of Boston mid October. Can you advise us on the best way to travel from Toronto (after spend(...)

Lorries and cars queue on A16 motorway close to the Channel Tunnel terminal access in Calais, northern France. Photograph: Reuters

Passengers using the shuttle to cross the channel from France to England are facing hours of delays following a brief suspension of services due to mi(...)

A migrant sits under the trailer of a lorry as he attempts to cross the English Channel in Calais, northern France on Wednesday. Photograph: Thibault Camus/AP. 1:34

Services through the Channel Tunnel were returning to normal on Wednesday after a day of disruption caused by striking French ferry workers. The tunne(...)