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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 »
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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 »
#3/53
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 »
#4/53
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 »
#5/53
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 »
#6/53
Rating:
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 »
#7/53
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 »
#8/53
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 »
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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 »
#10/53
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 »
#11/53
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 »
#12/53
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 »
#13/53
Rating:
4.4
(7 comments)
In elegant Jerez instead of wine, women and song, read sherry, flamenco and dancing horses... read more »
#14/53
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
The problem with short breaks is often just that - so much to see, but not enough time. Laszlo Varga is the man to meet if you want to hit the ground running in the Hungarian capital of Budapest... read more »
#15/53
Rating:
4.333335
(7 comments)
Destination: Krakow
While perhaps not as popular as Prague or Budapest, Krakow, the former capital city of Poland, boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites - plus culture, scenery and great food and drink too!... read more »
#16/53
Rating:
4.333335
(3 comments)
Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Worried that taking a short break in London could cost you a fortune? Check out these insider tips on where to go and what to do, and you can enjoy the capital to the full without breaking the bank... read more »
#17/53
Rating:
4.25
(8 comments)
Destination: Bratislava
Bratislava is a charming city and has enough attractions to keep a visitor busy for a couple of days. Visit the place before mass tourism invades the city and destroys its quaint medieval charm... read more »
#18/53
Rating:
4.2
(6 comments)
Destination: London
Camden Markets have grown to become a major London tourist attraction. Goths, Punks and alternative fashions add colour, energy and a buzz that draws in tourists and Londoners by the millions ... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Malaga
Malaga may be the name on their boarding pass, but most visitors to the Costa del Sol turn the other way out of the airport and give this lovely city a miss. Big mistake...... read more »
#20/53
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
By: Lara
Destination: Marrakech
The magic of the Marrakech Medina lies in its twists and turns. However, there is no need to get lost, simply follow my advice to find the best sights ... read more »
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