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Destination: Rye
The medieval town of Rye, in East Sussex, is the perfect place to spend a lost weekend. From cosy pubs to boutique shops, here's the definitive guide to what you should see...... read more »
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Destination: Senegal
Trip type: Cultural, Winter Sun
The tranquillity of this island is haunted by the story of one of the worst crimes ever committed against humanity - slavery. Makes an ideal daytrip to visit museums or longer for a relaxing holiday... read more »
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The most romantic break of my life started with candlelit tapas and poolside sangria in Seville and ended in Extremadura, in a hotel so heart-breakingly beautiful we could barely step outside ... read more »
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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 »
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Good things come in small packages: even counties! Rutland not only has unspoilt countryside and pretty historic towns and villages, but is also a gourmet's delight ... read more »
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Destination: Palma
Most visitors to Majorca’s capital, Palma are pleasantly surprised by its cosmopolitan and upmarket feel. With the feel of a sanitised Barcelona, Palma is a easy city to explore and enjoy.... read more »
#47/240
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Destination: Godalming
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There are few more quintessentially English towns than Surrey’s Godalming that are also within easy striking distance of London, and so perfect for a day trip or weekend break... read more »
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Destination: Krakow
While perhaps not as popular as Prague or Budapest, Krakow, the former capital city of Poland, boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites - plus culture, scenery and great food and drink too!... read more »
#49/240
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Tübingen is a retreat away from fast cars, Bier and Bratwurst where many of Germany's poets and thinkers waxed poetic and thought... read more »
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Destination: Amsterdam
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Forget bicycles - the boat is the easy way to get around Holland's top city destination... read more »
#51/240
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With friendly people, cheap beer and the rushing river Rhine, don’t overlook Cologne when planning a German weekend away... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Romance
Everyone is welcome on the famous Orient Express; experience luxury train travel of the 1920s ... read more »
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4.25
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Destination: Dachau
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Oktoberfest, and Christmas markets - Munich in a nutshell. But it's important to abandon the postcard-friendly itinerary and respect those who died before freedom reigned... read more »
#54/240
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4.25
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Enduring despotic rulers, revolutions, Nazi siege and the rise and fall of Communism, Russia's former capital has had more than its fair share of murder and mayhem and some good eating places too... read more »
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Destination: Bratislava
Bratislava is a charming city and has enough attractions to keep a visitor busy for a couple of days. Visit the place before mass tourism invades the city and destroys its quaint medieval charm... read more »
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4.2
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Destination: Sanaa
Trip type: Cultural, Road Trip
There were plenty of people who warned us off going to Yemen, but we chose to ignore them - and discovered an architectural wonder forgotten by time, plus a whole lot of fun... read more »
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4.2
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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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Destination: Ravello
Outstanding views, a fabulous hotel, good food and drinks at great prices, and history galore - Ravello has it all. There’s even a beach down the road in Amalfi... read more »
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Destination: Heraklion
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Don’t be deceived by first impressions - Heraklion, Crete’s funky capital, offers world-class sightseeing and real Greek atmosphere... read more »
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Destination: Dundee
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Dundee has a colourful past and an even more colourful present, with historic buildings and naval masterpieces in a stunning setting on the River Tay... read more »
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