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#1/50
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 »
#2/50
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 »
#3/50
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5
(3 comments)
Largely ignored by tourists, Ethiopia has some of Africa's most dramatic scenery and a wealth of fascinating cultural sights that reveal the mysteries of ancient civilisations... read more »
#4/50
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 »
#5/50
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
I'm from County Meath but the counties of Waterford and Wexford have a piece of my heart thanks to fine beaches, wild fishing, delicious food and a traditional slice of the Emerald Isle... read more »
#6/50
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 »
#7/50
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 »
#8/50
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 »
#9/50
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 »
#10/50
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 »
#11/50
Rating:
4.333335
(13 comments)
You don't have to have religion to 'walk the walk' to Santiago de Compostela. Food, wine, history or interesting company might be your motivation. Or there could be something else....... read more »
#12/50
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Seville
In Seville you can spend all day strolling round plazas, appreciating the culture, sampling the tapas, or listening to live flamenco guitarists. Some plazas are well known, but others are a secret... read more »
#13/50
Rating:
4.2
(7 comments)
Destination: Corfu, Corfu
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
Over 30 years ago, hippies travelled to the village of Agios Ioannis, right in the heart of Corfu, to set up camp. It's now the perfect place to experience a real taste of Corfiot village life... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Slovenia
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
A breathtaking walking tour across the majestic Italian and Slovenian Alps is sure to leave you in peak condition. Just don't look down...... read more »
#15/50
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Mexico City
Trip type: Activity, Cultural
Take a chance on Mexico City - it is one of the liveliest, friendliest cities in the world. The Zocalo provides the perfect introduction to the history and culture of this amazing metropolis... read more »
#16/50
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Shopping, massage, henna tattoos, restaurants, yoga, romantic views… Rajasthan has it all for a group of women travellers – and a homestay, living with locals, is a safe and friendly way to see it ... read more »
#17/50
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Bethlehem
Bethlehem is best known as the setting for the Christmas story, but this ancient city is also home to modern, vibrant culture, great (and ethical) shopping and good food... read more »
#18/50
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Mexico City, Oaxaca
Trip type: Activity, Eco, Gap Year
Ever wondered what Mexico is like beyond the tourist traps of the Yucatan Peninsula? On my ten day trip I found out - rich in history, colourful in culture, and spectacular in nature... read more »
#19/50
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
The Brittany and Loire-Atlantique border contains a delightful blend of history,chateaux,seaside and salt marshes. With car,campervan or tent you'll be well catered for. Read my guide to find out.... read more »
#20/50
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Eze
Within striking distance of Nice and Monaco, the mountain-top village of Eze is a quiet refuge with superb views, an old church, flower-decked houses and an exotic garden filled with statues ... read more »
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