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Rating:
5
(7 comments)
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 »
#2/90
Rating:
4.875
(13 comments)
Destination: Krakow
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
A weekend city break to Krakow confronts you with the 'A' question: should you visit Auschwitz, or not?... read more »
#3/90
Rating:
4.75
(12 comments)
Granada is best known for the Alhambra and the Albayzin. But it has another big selling point, too - bet you didn't know that a night on the town would earn you a free dinner!... read more »
#4/90
Rating:
4.833335
(9 comments)
Destination: Galway
Galway - steeped in music and history; filled with friendly folk, festivals and crammed with cosy pubs, culture and craic. Get yourself to Galway; City of Tribes, Vibes and the time of your lives....... read more »
#5/90
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Auckland
The Auckland landscape is dominated by dormant volcanoes, affording a convenient and inexpensive way to take in the striking views of New Zealand’s largest city and its maritime environment... read more »
#6/90
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Afternoon tea at the Ritz may be the ultimate London cliché. So, why not avoid the uptight dress code and head for an equally glamorous alternative to indulge in the epitome in English dining?... read more »
#7/90
Rating:
4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
There's more to Edinburgh than a festival - whatever time of year you visit you'll find plenty of entertaining ways to spend your time, including some you might not have thought of before...... read more »
#8/90
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Tirana, Durres, Kruje, Berat
Trip type: Short Break
For decades, Albania's been the isolated oddball of Europe. But times are changing, and this friendly little country is now taking its first steps towards establishing itself on the tourist trail... read more »
#9/90
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4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Amsterdam
Good-quality but affordable places to stay are in short supply in Amsterdam – but a few quirky, characterful lodgings can be found for as little as €73 a night. Here are five of my personal favourites... read more »
#10/90
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Salzburg
Salzburg is full of glorious architecture, quaint coffee shops, towering turrets and look-at-me churches - but it's also a thoroughly modern city, with great places to shop, eat and sleep... read more »
#11/90
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
With a thriving young community, world-class restaurants and an endless supply of must-see attractions, there's so much more to Rotterdam than its famous shipping port... read more »
#12/90
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Helsinki
Small and sparklingly clean, with air as fresh as a newly-picked daisy: that's Helsinki. Finland’s capital city, it's also super-efficient, and a symphony of spires and Art Nouveau facades ... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: London
It is one of the world's most expensive cities, but a holiday in London doesn't have to cost the earth. There are plenty of cheap ways to eat, drink, travel and absorb the culture of the UK capital... read more »
#14/90
Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Zagreb
Make the most of a short break in Croatia’s capital with this guide to the architecture, cafés, restaurants, sights and places to stay... read more »
#15/90
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Brooklyn
Trip type: Cultural, Family, Shopping
There’s more to the Big Apple than Manhattan - and Brooklyn has the lion’s share of what the rest of New York City has to offer... read more »
#16/90
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Krakow
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With a beautiful old centre and more than enough sights to fill a weekend, the Polish city of Krakow makes a charming short-break destination. Better yet, it's great value too... read more »
#17/90
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Calm, clean and cultured, with an incredibly beautiful setting, Geneva is nothing short of gorgeous. It's also the perfect base for boat trips on the lake and scenic train rides high into the Alps... read more »
#18/90
Rating:
4.5
(6 comments)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Romance, Short Break
Rent an apartment in Paris’ fashionable Marais district in the 3rd and 4th arrondissement to get a taste of what it’s really like to live in the City of Light; even if it’s just for the weekend... read more »
#19/90
Rating:
4.5
(10 comments)
Destination: Tangier
Trip type: Short Break
Hire a local guide to help you navigate the medina, sleep in a converted riad, enjoy Tangier cooking at its finest and sample the mint tea in legendary cafés... read more »
#20/90
Rating:
4.4
(7 comments)
In elegant Jerez instead of wine, women and song, read sherry, flamenco and dancing horses... read more »
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