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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 »
#2/240
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 »
#3/240
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 »
#4/240
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 »
#5/240
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Damascus
Trip type: Cultural
Conquerors, traders, tourists - Damascus has seen them all over the years. Today, visitors to the city will be impressed by their legacy and surprised by the warm welcome from everyone they meet... read more »
#6/240
Rating:
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 »
#7/240
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 »
#8/240
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 »
#9/240
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 »
#10/240
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 »
#11/240
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 »
#12/240
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 »
#13/240
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Destination: Plymouth
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With a beautiful Devon setting, lashings of historical attractions to explore, and some great places to eat, Plymouth makes the perfect place for a weekend break... read more »
#14/240
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 »
#15/240
Rating:
4.75
(8 comments)
Destination: Hanoi
Trip type: Cultural
Hanoi, a breathtaking mix of vibrant culture, history, food and scooters - feel the buzz...... read more »
#16/240
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 »
#17/240
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 »
#18/240
Rating:
4.666665
(4 comments)
On a cruise of Alaska's Inside Passage, you'll find a land full of awe-inspiring scenery, fascinating native culture, historic Gold Rush-era towns and the occasional brown bear ... read more »
#19/240
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Krakow
We did know a little about Krakow before booking a break there, but I have to admit that we didn’t really know about its history or that it had one of the largest Jewish communities in pre-war Europe.... read more »
#20/240
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 »
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