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5
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Destination: Lodeve
It's spring, and sleepy Lodeve is stirring, as visitors head for this corner of Southern France. Billed as the gateway to the Mediterranean, it's quite unique, and definitely worth stopping by... read more »
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4.666665
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Travel to the oenophile’s Mecca along the fertile Garonne River, to sip your way through of one the world’s most preeminent red wine capitals; Bordeaux, France... read more »
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5
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Destination: Porto
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
A short trip to Porto is just enough time to sample the city's highlights, from tasting the wares of the port lodges to watching the world go by in the parks... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
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Destination: Amsterdam
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Anyone coming out of Peter Greenaway’s film Nightwatching will be bursting to hop over to Amsterdam to have another look at Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Night Watch, which the film dramatises... read more »
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4
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Destination: Ravello
Outstanding views, a fabulous hotel, good food and drinks at great prices, and history galore - Ravello has it all. There’s even a beach down the road in Amalfi... read more »
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4
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Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Nightlife
A short hop from the tourist-trap West End, there's a part of London brimming with galleries, street markets, gastropubs and converted industrial buildings. Head out on a Saturday and make a day of it... read more »
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4
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Destination: Majorca, Pollenca
Majorca was never on my travel wish-list - until a trip to the quaint, historic town of Pollensa revealed that there's far more to this Spanish island than sun, sea and sand (though they're there too)... read more »
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4
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Brussels has always had plenty to interest the art historian and art lover. Now, it has the most exciting opening in a long time – a new museum dedicated to the famous Belgian surrealist René Magritte... read more »
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Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
Think you have to be a millionaire to shop here? Think again. Everyone can find their own slice of luxury in this wonderful part of London... read more »
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Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Paris
Paris is increasingly expensive but my guide shows where, and how, a food-loving retiree (of limited means) managed to eat well on a 2-day culture trip!... read more »
#11/19
Rating:
4
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Destination: Paris
Why be just another tourist in a hotel when you could rent a Montmartre loft flat or Left Bank penthouse and experience Paris like a native? Here's how to live la vie parisienne - at least briefly...... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Florence
We made our first visit to Florence with great anticipation. We hoped that we would find fabulous art treasures, a historic centre and great food in a stylish city. We were not disappointed... read more »
#13/19
Rating:
3.75
(5 comments)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne has a well deserved reputation as a hard drinking city. But you can also have a very enjoyable short break there while remaining stone cold sober... read more »
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3
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Destination: London
Gatekeeper to centuries of history, South Kensington is the place to explore new things and admire humankind's achievements. Here's my guide to its museums... read more »
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3.333335
(3 comments)
Destination: Istanbul
Istanbul is not just a treasure-trove of ancient wonders; it has a modern side and a vibrant art and shopping scene. The latest European Capital of Culture is a great place to spend a long weekend... read more »
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Destination: Aldeburgh
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Family
Aldeburgh is famous for its festival of music but it also has a food festival, great restaurants, old-fashioned pubs, summer theatre and art galleries... read more »
#17/19
Rating:
4.25
(5 comments)
A girls' weekend of fine dining, vintage clothes shops and culture in Newcastle upon Tyne proves that there's more to The Toon than Viz magazine and half-dressed revellers partying in The Bigg Market... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Figueras
Figueres, Salvador Dali's sleepy birthplace, is just two hours north of Barcelona and a wander around the town's mind-bending Dali gallery is like attaching a pair of jump leads to the imagination... read more »
#19/19
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
If you are looking for a short break out of season, why not follow in the footsteps of so many famous European painters, and head for Languedoc Roussillon in the South of France... read more »
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