It is so peaceful at this resort in Tofino that you can hear leaves fall. Guests experience the luxe end of adventure when they camp in one of 25 lavish tents flanked by incredible scenery. Hayes & Jarvis (hayesandjarvis.co.uk) offers a seven-night trip to British Columbia – including four nights’ all-inclusive here, three nights in Vancouver and flights – from £7,099 per person. … [Read more...] about 20 reasons to fall in love with Canada: Follow in the footsteps of Harry and Meghan – and let this vast and spectacular nation capture your heart, too
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Perhaps this devilish bait-and-switch enables us to understand better what political talk of “aspirations” for the masses really mean. Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham recently defined “aspiration” as “giving every single person the dream of a better life”. Perhaps inadvertently, he thus implied that just the dream will do. What the Conservatives understand very well is that the promise of getting richer is a useful device to lure poor voters, and then can safely be forgotten about for the next five years while you set about making them even poorer. … [Read more...] about Aspiration nation? The many meanings of a political buzzword
Sturgeon may have ruled out a formal coalition but both sides have left the door open to the idea of a looser alliance, known as a confidence and supply agreement. This means the smaller party supports the bigger one in key parliamentary votes such as the budget, and acts in other votes on a case-by-case basis. … [Read more...] about Can I vote for the SNP if I live in England?
Throughout the hotel there are reproductions of great paintings, but each has an embellishment: in the hallway, the Mona Lisa has all the accessories she needs for a weekend at Glastonbury or whatever Budapest’s equivalent may be. Meanwhile, above my bed, Vermeer’s most famous model is taking a selfie. … [Read more...] about Inside Budapest’s grand chandelier-festooned ‘Mystery Hotel’, which evokes past eras of prosperity but adds modern-day twists, from optical illusions to quirky art
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