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Rating:
4.8
(6 comments)
A mighty castle,a huge cobbled market place,an original Georgian theatre where you can appear onstage,walks beside the tumbling brown River Swale- fine ingredients for a special break,don't you think?... read more »
#2/38
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Pitlochry, Inverness
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
My account of a delightful budget break in Scotland featuring a journey on the Caledonian sleeper train and short stays in Inverness and Pitlochry... read more »
#3/38
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Bohemia
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The southernmost region of the Czech Republic, Bohemia is a land of dramatic castles, medieval towns and tranquil river valleys. Best of all, it's still surprisingly free of crowds... read more »
#4/38
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Wine, castles and a murderous blonde... an insider's guide to the Rhine, Germany’s most spectacular river valley... read more »
#5/38
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Tuscany
Take a tour of the historic castles and wine estates of Tuscany's Chianti country and you could find yourself on the trail of otherworldly beings as well... read more »
#6/38
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Bohemia
Trip type: Activity
The Czech Republic might not be the obvious first choice when it comes to a cycling holiday, but the countryside round Prague is beautiful, friendly and full of well-marked trails... read more »
#7/38
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Scottish Highlands
Stunning coastlines, beautiful castles and magical malt whiskies... if you haven't discovered the Scottish highlands yet, you're missing out!... read more »
#8/38
Rating:
4.2
(10 comments)
With the opening of a new airport at Beja, the peaceful Alentejo region is all set to welcome new visitors. Share with me some reminders of a turbulent past and enjoy the serenity of the present ... read more »
#9/38
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
Although time and the comfort of modern living insulate us; a stormy weekend on the English north east coast shows how different and difficult a life by the sea used to be... read more »
#10/38
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
The scenic cycle route that runs from Newcastle to Berwick-upon-Tweed makes a great weekend break, passing beautiful beaches, pretty villages and dramatic castles as it winds along the coast... read more »
#11/38
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Seville
Adjust your body clock and join the locals as they party through the night in Seville’s up-and-coming Alameda district... read more »
#12/38
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Times may be tough - but there are bargains to be had, even at the luxury end of the market. Here are my tips for top hotel breaks in Ireland that won't break the bank... read more »
#13/38
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Dublin
Trip type: Short Break
Room with rock royalty, learn to pull the perfect pint or get a taste for Michelin-starred dinners - they're all on offer in Dublin's fair city... read more »
#14/38
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
By: Lyn Eyb
With cobbled streets, a beautiful cathedral, and a fine castle just down the road, history comes alive in the city of Canterbury... read more »
#15/38
Rating:
4
(5 comments)
Destination: Malmo
Fabulous architecture, a castle, pavement cafes, great pubs and restaurants, Malmö - where old conflicts have given way to the modern vision of European cooperation ... read more »
#16/38
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Sherborne
The ancient abbey town of Sherborne in North Dorset offers the visitor a delightful centre, either from which to explore a relatively unvisited part of the West Country or in which just to slow down... read more »
#17/38
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Transylvania: it's not all about Dracula, darkness and danger, you know! Visit during any season for a cultural and historical heaven - with some amazing scenery thrown in.... read more »
#18/38
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Bavaria, the largest state in Germany, has a lot to offer – mountains, lakes and vibrant cities. 2010 boasts notable anniversaries and is the perfect time to visit... read more »
#19/38
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
From picturesque waterways to rolling hills and romantic ruins, Monmouthshire offers a wealth of wonderful views... read more »
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Rating:
3
(1 comment)
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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