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I've lost my heart to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales! This small town with a village atmosphere celebrates Christmas unashamedly, appealing to the child in me as I join in the torch-lit procession... read more »
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Destination: Broadstairs
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Broadstairs has so much to offer, from summer festivals and rock pools on the beach to the best ice cream parlour for miles - you certainly won't be bored... read more »
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Much as it likes to perpetuate its jetset reputation, bargains do exist on the Côte d'Azur. Here are five stylish budget hotels, whether you're after summer beach or the French Riviera's winter sun... read more »
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Fasching, or Karneval in German, is considered to be the 'fifth season' and is their answer to Mardi Gras. Colourful costumes and parties in the streets, what more could you want? It’s crazy time!... read more »
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Destination: Japan
Trip type: Cultural
In the northernmost reaches of Japan lies Osorezan, or "Fear Mountain". Here, you can picnic with the dead and meet shaman priestesses, many of them blind, who commune with spirits... read more »
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Destination: Jodhpur
Trip type: Cultural
With some fantastic music, a worthy purpose, and the odd mega rock star dropping in, the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in Jodhpur is a totally captivating experience ... read more »
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Destination: Eindhoven
The Dutch city of Eindhoven has a wealth of art museums, design houses and buildings to explore on a weekend break... read more »
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25 years is silver, 50 years is gold - what do you call your 200 year wedding anniversary? Munich Oktoberfest of course, the world-renowned festival. And, ladies note, it is not just for the men... read more »
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Destination: Seville
Seville, the cultural capital of the south of Spain, knows how to put on a festival and party in style. There's no better time to visit than during one of its infectious springtime festivals... read more »
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There's more to Turnberry than just golf. You can go walking, cycling, horse riding, malt whisky tasting, salmon fishing, sailing and castle bagging. Thats just for starters. ... read more »
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Toronto is the hub of the east coast of Canada and it can be used as a base to explore the rest of Ontario. It is multicultural, lively, interesting and, most importantly, easy to travel around... read more »
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Destination: Aldeburgh
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Family
Aldeburgh is famous for its festival of music but it also has a food festival, great restaurants, old-fashioned pubs, summer theatre and art galleries... read more »
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Destination: Chiang Mai
From a Thai take on English breakfast to a rooftop bar where you can watch the stars, here are the places a hungry backpacker in Chiang Mai needs to know... read more »
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Destination: Lake Bolsena
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Family
Other Italian lakes may be more famous, but little-known Lake Bolsena in northern Lazio is an unspoilt paradise, with fertile countryside, friendly people, ancient ruins and charming medieval towns... read more »
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Destination: Pezenas
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The Languedoc town of Pezenas was once home to Moliere, France’s most popular playwright, and the creative tradition carries on strong within its medieval streets... read more »
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Destination: Brighton
Brighton's club and music scene is varied, energetic and eccentric. You won't find many glossy superclubs here – but there are plenty of quirky little venues with jam-packed dancefloors.... read more »
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Destination: Dublin
Traditional music is the rhythm of Dublin's streets and pubs, and this is complemented by a thriving festival scene... read more »
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Destination: Benidorm
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Benidorm gets a bad press - often from people who've never even been. But take the time to visit this Costa Blanca classic and you could be pleasantly surprised...... read more »
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Destination: Athens
Trip type: Cultural, Nightlife
Outdoor cinemas, ancient amphitheatres, experimental theatre and electro festivals - the Athens arts scene is a vibrant mix of classical and contemporary.... read more »
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Destination: Phnom Penh
Phnom Pehn hosts its annual Water & Moon Festival on 16th to 18th November 2013. People will travel from all over Cambodia and the world to celebrate the boat races and unique reversing waters. ... read more »
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