The Best Hotels Around the World for Stargazing

While a robust space tourism industry is on its way to becoming reality, it's still going to be pretty expensive — we're talking at least a few hundred thousand dollars — for quite some time. But that doesn't mean you'll be left in the dust when it comes to seeing…

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Bitesized guide: late-summer music festivals

Blur rocking Glastonbury may seem like a decade ago, and Coachella 2009 just a hot hazy memory, but never fear, from a stellar line-up of alternative music in Belgium to an all-out art fest in the Nevada desert, summer 2009 still has a lot more festival love to give. Rather than…

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Bitesized guide: Bestival

For our final bitesized guide to the best UK music festivals, we head to the Isle of Wight for the unforgettable Bestival. Great for fancy dress and camping, it's the perfect quirky alternative to the likes of Glastonbury. When is it? Friday 11 September to Sunday 13 September 2009. Where is it? Robin Hill…

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Bitesized guide: The Big Chill

It's time for our fourth instalment of bitesized guides to the best UK music festivals. In its 15th year and one of the summer's most diverse and creative festivals, The Big Chill is the place to go to enjoy all kinds of music: folk, rock, baroque, pop, reggae. Name it…

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Bitesized guide: Hop Farm Festival

In our third bitesized guide to the UK's summer festivals, we visit the Hop Farm Festival, where top quality music is washed down with real ale. Musical talent will descend on Kent this July for a festival with a difference. We've got tickets up for grabs too. Don’t expect any special treatment here…

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