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Europe is bejewelled with famous, historic hotels, but which ones really deserve their reputation for winning style, undiminished elegance and exceptional service? Here are six still worth the journey... read more »
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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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Destination: Corsica
Trip type: Honeymoon, Romance
From skinny dipping in rock pools to hanging out in your own ultra-private villa, Corsica has all the ingredients for a perfect romantic break in the Med... read more »
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The largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia (Cephalonia) is the crown jewel among the surrounding gems of Corfu, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kythira, Zakynthos and Paxos... read more »
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Destination: Bath
Bath, a magnet for chic society in the 18th century, still attracts romantics from near and far. Why not whisk your beloved off to this charming city for a weekend or dreamy day out?... read more »
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Destination: Scotland
Trip type: Eco, Honeymoon, Romance
Silver sand beaches, azure seas and no crowds (except at church on Sundays) - that's what you'll find on the Isle of Harris, a world apart from anywhere you've ever been... read more »
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Destination: Sicily
I've had a love affair with Sicily since visiting it on tour with Simple Minds in the 1990s. Here's what captivates me about this magical Italian island, and my tips on what to see and do there... read more »
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Destination: Brighton
How to while away 24 hours in one of the UK's sexiest cities... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Seeking a romantic getaway? Look no further than Paris, city of lights, love and seriously swanky hotels... read more »
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Destination: Stockholm
Up, up and away over Sweden's 'Venice of the North'... read more »
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Destination: Santorini
Trip type: Beach, Honeymoon
The Greek island of Santorini had its heart torn out by a gigantic volcano in ancient times. Now it offers a warm welcome to visitors including Hollywood celebrities... read more »
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Destination: Porlock Weir
Porlock Weir might be picturesque and tiny, but read into its history, explore the unique harbour and England's smallest church and you'll find the picture-box weir has quite a lively past... read more »
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Destination: Portrush
Trip type: Family, Honeymoon, Spa
Everything you need for a good break is in Portrush - a great boutique hotel and bistro, beaches, scenic drives, famous tourist attractions like The Giant's Causeway and Bushmills whiskey distillery... read more »
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Destination: Italy, Sorrento
Trip type: Family, Honeymoon, Romance
Sorrento is a famous seaside resort which does all the things a seaside resort usually does but better... read more »
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Destination: Lake Garda
Close to the mountains and many of northern Italy’s greatest cities, Lake Garda has a range of accommodation to suit everyone, from modest pensions to upmarket villas... read more »
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Destination: Capri
The best things to do on the island of Capri, from morning until... the next morning.... read more »
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With more than 2,000 islands, islets and rocky outcrops to choose from, picking the right Greek island to go to is a tricky task. These are my favourites... ... read more »
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Destination: Crete
Trip type: Family, Honeymoon, Spa
Crete, once a magnet for backpackers, now has a selection of luxury resorts offering world-class spa and wellness facilities... read more »
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Destination: Herm
Trip type: Beach, Family, Honeymoon
Small, stress-free and seductive, the Channel Island of Herm is the place to go if you're searching for that perfect no-frills getaway. Take your lover, your family, your friend - but not your car... read more »
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Forget what you've heard about deep-fried Mars bars or tartan tins of shortbread. Achiltibuie, in the north-west of Scotland, is an unexpected foodie paradise. Just make sure you go in the summer... read more »
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