botanical gardens (12 community guides)

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Vivacious and vain, breezy and blithe, posing around its shimmering harbour. Sydney is a sun-kissed show-off with a whimsical grin... read more »
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For a chef like me, the Waikato region of North Island, New Zealand, is an ideal destination. A benign climate and rich soil guarantee great produce, there's a vibrant café culture – and you can surf…... read more »
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If it's summer in Cape Town, then think "picnics". You don't even need to pack your own hamper. Here's where to go to set down your rug... read more »
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Destination: New York City
Trip type: Cultural, Eco
If you're feeling exhaustion in New York - perhaps the world's busiest city - head for Central Park. There's so much to see and doing it justice will take far longer than you might think... read more »
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Destination: Bergamo
Sitting at the base of the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is really two cities in one. The beautiful old Città Alta, with its defensive walls, towers above the modern Citta Bassa below... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
There's so much more to Cape Town than the city and the waterfront. Travel south around Table Mountain, where a green and pleasant land of nature reserves, forests and vineyards awaits you... read more »
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Destination: Madeira, Funchal
Madeira’s historic hiking trails wind through the gorgeous mountains, valleys and coastal scenery of this ’floating garden'... read more »
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Destination: Malaga
Trip type: Cultural, Spa, Winter Sun
Lose yourself in Malaga's old quarter and relax in the atmospheric Arab baths before venturing to the historic botanic gardens. Here is how I would spend three days in the Costa del Sol's capital... read more »
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4
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Destination: Costa Brava
When the nights draw in, the Costa Brava may not seem the obvious place for a break, but believe me it still has an awful lot to offer... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Winter Sun
Two world class gardens under the eastern flanks of Table Mountain; one barely ten years old, and one a century. Don't miss them... read more »
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4
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Destination: Coimbra
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Coimbra in the centre of Portugal is an interesting and attractive old University town. Take a wander through its Moorish built narrow streets, and avoid the routine of the Algarve ... read more »
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What it lacks in size, Wellington in New Zealand more than makes up for in variety. Shop at the city's version of Harrods, ride a cable car, tour historical sites and hit the beach... all in a day... read more »
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