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Rating:
4.75
(15 comments)
Destination: Vis
Trip type: Activity, Beach
Find out about shimmering seas, gastronomic treats and natural wonders. Then discover its fascinating history... read more »
#2/159
Rating:
5
(5 comments)
Both are full-blooded cities of southwest France, with accents forged by cassoulet, fighting and rugby football. Toulouse is bigger, Carcassonne more visited. So which is the short-break favourite?... read more »
#3/159
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Little Rock
Trip type: Business, Cultural
Find out how former President of the US (and Arkansan) Bill Clinton oversaw a transformation of the state capital, proving to be a rock for Little Rock. Then discover what you can do in the city... read more »
#4/159
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 »
#5/159
Rating:
4.8
(5 comments)
Destination: Montserrat
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Eco
A visit to the tiny island of Montserrat gives a glimpse of a totally unspoilt Caribbean, as well as the chance to experience life in the shadow of an active volcano ... read more »
#6/159
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Lowestoft, Southwold, Dunwich
Trip type: Eco, Family
The county of Suffolk is a place of many treasures - some of them utterly unexpected... read more »
#7/159
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Hours to wait for a ferry or tunnel shuttle, or just want a short-break in France? There are plenty of attractions in and around Calais. Here are the best sights, hotels and restaurants... read more »
#8/159
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Even if your time in San Francisco is seriously limited, you can still get a real flavour of this vibrant, cultural city. Here's how to cram maximum action into just one day by the bay...... read more »
#9/159
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Hospitable people, intriguing historical sites and dramatic landscapes (plus some particularly tenacious green parrots) all combine to make Nicaragua an essential destination for the ardent traveller... read more »
#10/159
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Destination: Bristol
Home to historic cathedrals, theatre, pubs galore and Britain's most celebrated street artist, Bristol is a friendly and affordable alternative to London... read more »
#11/159
Rating:
4.625
(15 comments)
Destination: Sabah, Sandakan
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Eco
Get up close and personal with Borneo's wildlife. Then discover Sandakan's fascinating history... read more »
#12/159
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 »
#13/159
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Malaga
More familiar as the gateway to the Costa del Sol, the breezy Mediterranean port of Malaga is also a perfect spot for art-lovers to while away a weekend... read more »
#14/159
Rating:
4.666665
(6 comments)
The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Buenos Aires is South America's great foodie playground, saturated in sophistication and pulsating constantly to the beat of the tango... read more »
#16/159
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Picardy
The Somme is a beautiful corner of France, just a short drive south of Calais. But in this part of the country, the scars of the past are never far away... read more »
#17/159
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Taormina
Get some tips on the best places to go in Taormina, on the Italian island of Sicily, at any time of year, from someone who "knows their chickens", as the Italians like to say... read more »
#18/159
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Most Parisians define themselves as Left Bank or Right Bank – but what about the islands in-between? Steeped in history, the Ile de la Cité and Ile St-Louis are great places to explore, eat and stay... read more »
#19/159
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Eureka Springs
Trip type: Cultural
Follow the culture trail in Arkansas’s tiny city of Eureka Springs. You’re sure in for a surprise... read more »
#20/159
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Winchelsea, Rye
Winchelsea in East Sussex, on the brink of Romney Marsh, is a beautiful centre for anyone wanting to mix hiking and history or birdwatching and beer... read more »
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