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#1/45
Rating:
4.75
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East and West meet in Germany's tranquil Moselle River Valley, offering rest, relaxation and an unexpected taste of India at the Parkschlößchen Ayurvedic Spa ... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Gourmet restaurants, amazing architecture and quirky spas - when it comes to luxurious short breaks, the French capital ticks all the right boxes... read more »
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4.57143
(14 comments)
Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
London doesn’t have to be expensive - you just need to know where to look to find entertainment, shopping bargains and even spa treatments that are easy on your pocket... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Sliema, Valletta, Comino, Mdina
Trip type: Short Break, Spa
You might think it’s just a big, hot rock in the Med, but there’s a whole lot more to Malta than meets the eye ... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
We all associate Paris with romance – and on a short break, its small, individual hotels offer a mix of urban glamour and villagey charm, comfort and privacy. Here are six of my favourites... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Baden-Baden, Germany
Trip type: Activity, Short Break, Spa
For a mini-break with festive cheer head to Germany, where the small town of Baden-Baden in the Black Forest certainly knows how to put on a great Christmas market... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Benidorm
Design might not be the first thing you associate with Benidorm, but the mega resort on the Costa Blanca is a microcosm of 1960s and 70s architecture. The contemporary buildings are pretty groovy, too... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Majorca, Deia
While many people only see Majorca for its sun, sea and crowds, this Balearic island does have its stylish side. Fall in love with the hidden gem that is Deia... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Activity, Spa
Pain and pleasure - the inside story on what really happens in one of Istanbul's famous Turkish baths... read more »
#10/45
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Times may be tough - but there are bargains to be had, even at the luxury end of the market. Here are my tips for top hotel breaks in Ireland that won't break the bank... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Bath
Bath is ideal for a weekend break, with great food, relaxing spas and interesting historical sights. It's also the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby charming villages... read more »
#12/45
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
If your late-season ski break in the Alps is as much about pampering as skiing, read on. These stylish, modern boutique hotels and chalets have spas, pools and restaurants to rival any in a city... read more »
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4
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Destination: Sligo
Don't be fooled by the untamed scenery of Sligo. With its literary heritage, art galleries, fine food and pubs, this corner of north-west Ireland is anything but wild – unless you want it to be... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: London
Forget trying to fit the whole of London in to a weekend. Instead, think small to get the most out of your city break... read more »
#15/45
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
The High Tatras mountain range of northern Slovakia is an outdoor destination for all seasons, and proves that size isn’t everything... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Maspalomas
Trip type: Beach, Family, Winter Sun
One of the best beach destinations in the Canary Islands, the sun shines almost every day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria ... read more »
#17/45
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Baden
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break, Spa
A town for all seasons - a break in Baden is a unique alternative to neighbouring Zurich... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Look beyond the normal Barcelona must-dos and you’ll discover lunar landscapes, Europe’s largest thermal spa and artist enclaves with eccentric offerings... read more »
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Rating:
4.333335
(4 comments)
Destination: Reykjavik
Trip type: Activity, Family, Spa
Iceland's Reykjavik is an excellent choice of destination if you are travelling with a baby - an interesting and child-friendly location ... read more »
#20/45
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Portugal
Trip type: Beach, Short Break, Spa
Walking through the orange and lemon groves we regained our zest for life in Portugal, which has more hours of sunshine per year than California.... read more »
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