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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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Often overshadowed by Italy’s better-known cities, Ravenna is one of the most amazing cultural centres you will ever visit... read more »
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Destination: Oslo
On Norway’s national day, in May, Oslo shuts down and is transformed into a sea of waving flags, national costumes and fluffy ice cream, making it the ideal time to experience Norwegian culture... 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: Tokyo
Trip type: Cultural
Celebrate the New Year Japanese-style in Tokyo and take part in some of the city's unique events... 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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4
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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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2
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Destination: Lovina
A trip to Lovina is a treat for the senses. In this unspoilt part of Bali, you'll find lush paddy fields and traditional ox carts as well as comfortable hideaway hotels and great places to eat... read more »
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Partied your way around Europe and looking for somewhere new to strut your stuff? Try a big night out, or two, in Belgrade... 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: Melbourne
Trip type: Cultural
Australia’s largest cultural festival has got enough comedy to cheer up even the most depressed banker, down-in-the-mouth estate agent or nervous travel journalist... 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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