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Dog Bark Park Inn, Idaho: It's almost worth going well out of the way to Cottonwood, Idaho, just to see the Dog Bark ...

Magical or monstrosity? Ten buildings shaped like animals

We can all fight about the best architectural style – Gothic? Neo-classical? Art deco? Bauhaus? – but deep down inside, we all know there's only one winner – buildings shaped like animals. And here are ten of the most magical.

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Once a necessary part of any trip overseas.

Whatever happened to traveller's cheques?

Once a staple in a holiday wallet, traveller's cheques are now used by fewer and fewer people, with one graph from the Federal Reserve in the US showing that usage peaked in 1995 and has been falling ever since.

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