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Eurostar has brought Lille within 100 minutes of London. A French city reborn and buzzing with prosperity, it would be silly not to take advantage... read more »
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Hours to wait for a ferry or tunnel shuttle, or just want a short-break in France? There are plenty of attractions in and around Calais. Here are the best sights, hotels and restaurants... read more »
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Destination: Nottingham
It will forever be synonymous with everyone's favourite outlaw. But with a vibrant student scene, Nottingham is also an essential place to catch the latest top bands and the freshest fashion styles... read more »
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Destination: Positano
Whenever I go on holiday I gain inspiration for my designs. Positano in Italy not only provides me with this, but offers the perfect setting to relax, swim and explore ... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Rome isn't known for its cheap hotels, but internet bookers are driving down prices while a new crop of boutique b&bs is offering style on a budget. Here are my tips on where, and when, to stay... read more »
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Enjoy shopping heaven in Paris with my guide to the best areas to shop on the Left Bank... read more »
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Destination: Madrid
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Enjoy shopping heaven in Madrid with my guide to the best areas to shop around Calle Serrano... read more »
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Destination: Glasgow
Glasgow offers a number of surprising shopping experiences. But of most interest to the visitor are those that are tied to the city’s working class history as much as they are its prosperous present... read more »
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Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Stylish Istanbul is a shopper’s paradise, but chic boutiques and glossy shopping malls are only half the story. Don’t miss the total sensory overload of the city’s most ancient bazaars... read more »
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Destination: Chester
Chester's not short of cool places to shop and eat - but it's really hot stuff when it comes to history. If you know where to go, you can find fascinating treasures in the most unlikely of places...... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona
Barcelona’s prettiest barrio - or district - has become home to some of its finest food shops. Take a mouth-watering tour... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
In a world dominated by global brands, Rome still abounds with small, characterful boutiques and delis. From Italian cheeses to shoes, oil paints and ecclesiastical cloth, the Eternal City has it all... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
Within a two-hundred metre radius of the Spanish Steps, you can hoover up the latest trends just as easily as you can in Milan – and at the same prices... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping
South of Corso Vittorio you'll find Rome's most picturesque produce market, a whole street of cut-price fashion stores, and a scattering of quirky design and homeware emporiums... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping
The delightful cobbled lanes around these two Roman landmarks are great places to browse for antiques, design, books, jewellery, and offbeat fashion items in Rome... read more »
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Destination: London
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
If you only have a weekend to shop for an interior design project in London, read my guide on where to find the best boutiques and specialist stores. Make sure that you eat and stay in style too... read more »
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Enjoy shopping heaven in Paris with my guide to the best areas to shop on the Right Bank... 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: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
From the moment you get off your plane or train in Venice, chances are there’ll be someone wanting to sell you glass... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Experience food shopping at its most Venetian while putting together a picnic. Read my guide and find out where to buy the finest cakes in Venice, excellent cheese and some perfectly quaffable wine... read more »
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