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5
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Destination: Ghent
For some unfathomable reason, mass tourism has not arrived in Ghent…yet. Find out why Europe's biggest city in the 14th century is its most underrated in the 21st.... read more »
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4.666665
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Destination: Amsterdam
Trip type: Cultural
Get beyond the tourist tat, the sex museum and the stands of brightly painted clogs, and you can discover a very different kind of Amsterdam, where water will guide your way... read more »
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4.75
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Forewarned is forearmed if you want to realise the dream of a stress-free holiday on the UK’s canals. Some of your most important decisions will be agreeing where to go and who to go with... read more »
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Destination: Kerala
Try a very different kind of cruise and enjoy the silence of southern India. You might not get all the glitz of an ocean-going vessel but you won’t need to fight for a sun lounger... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Venice
Trip type: Short Break
Venice is one of the world's most visited cities. But there are still some neighbourhoods where you only have to share it with the cats, the pigeons and the cries of the boatmen... read more »
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4
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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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4
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Destination: Delft
A typical Dutch city, Delft is full of historical charm, pretty canals, medieval churches and lively café culture - and as an ex-resident, I know just the right places to go when you're there... read more »
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4
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It's time to look beyond the old cliches of canals and cafes - Amsterdam has changed dramatically in the last decade, and an exciting new city is emerging... read more »
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4
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Destination: Copenhagen
Trip type: Cultural, Eco, Short Break
The Danish capital of Copenhagen – the location for the 21st century’s first major climate change treaty - is a joy to cycle around... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: United Kingdom
Trip type: Activity, Cruise, Family
Nick Corble sets out his ten top tips to help ensure a stress-free family holiday on the UK’s canal network... read more »
#11/19
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3
(1 comment)
Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.... read more »
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3
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Destination: Birmingham
Trip type: Short Break
Dear old Brum, England`s second city, is successfully living down its image as a byword for grim. The new Birmingham now glitters and sparkles in a 21st-century renaissance... read more »
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3
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Destination: Paris
Cool off in the sticky Parisian summer by exploring one of the French capital’s historic waterways or relaxing by a 19th-century pleasure lake... read more »
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3
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Trip type: Activity
The mountains of the Dolomites, in northern Italy, aren’t just for ski season. Once the snow melts, there’s a whole new landscape to explore... read more »
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3
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From picturesque waterways to rolling hills and romantic ruins, Monmouthshire offers a wealth of wonderful views... read more »
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3
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Destination: Manchester
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Manchester may be “happening” but it also has a fascinating industrial past that's been rejuvenated in recent years... read more »
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Destination: Burgundy
Trip type: Activity
Pootling around Burgundy on a traditional French canal barge, with the water smooth and the wine slipping down well, is a green and pleasant way to holiday... read more »
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Miles of vibrant, multicoloured fields, millions of blooms and the world’s largest flower garden... No wonder so many travellers head to the Netherlands each spring!... read more »
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Hiring a narrow boat for a trip along Britain's canals is a lovely, leisurely way to holiday, and the Shropshire Union Canal is one of the best to go for - as long as you're not too superstitious...... read more »
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