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Destination: Havana
Havana is a city of crumbling elegance and restored colonial beauty. But behind the faded façade an infectious energy and rhythmic back-beat suffuses the streets of the Cuban capital... read more »
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4
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Destination: Boston
Trip type: Short Break
As well as being the birthplace of the American Revolution, Boston has always influenced much of the USA’s way of life, from politics to music... read more »
#123/240
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4
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Transylvania: it's not all about Dracula, darkness and danger, you know! Visit during any season for a cultural and historical heaven - with some amazing scenery thrown in.... read more »
#124/240
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3.8
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Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Not only is Istanbul the only metropolis in the world to straddle two continents, it's also a city where you don't have to spend a fortune to have a great time... read more »
#125/240
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3.666665
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I imagined that Slovenia would be an Eastern Bloc country trying to find its feet after years of Soviet abuse. How wrong I was. Stunning scenery, extreme outdoors and friendly people welcomed me... read more »
#126/240
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Florence has a bit of everything: food, culture, art, beauty and nightlife. Read about some classic haunts as well as several hidden gems... read more »
#127/240
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3.666665
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Destination: Cairo
OK, so everybody wants to see the pyramids, but when you're in Cairo, the largest city in Africa, shouldn't you be able to think of something else to do afterwards?... read more »
#128/240
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3.5
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Destination: Napier
Trip type: Cultural, Winter Sun
The small town of Napier on New Zealand's North Island is often ignored by travellers. This is a great shame as it is a charming place with a unique history... read more »
#129/240
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3.5
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Destination: Cahors
A short break in the French town of Cahors offers a glimpse into another age, pleasing scenery, great food, vineyards and a wonderful feeling of being included. What's not to like?... read more »
#130/240
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3.5
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Destination: Paris
Paris evokes images of l'amour, romantic dinners, strolls along the Seine, fine wines... and far too much to see and do. To make the most of a short city break, follow the tips of one who is smitten... read more »
#131/240
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3.5
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Most people visiting Montego Bay in Jamaica hide themselves away in all-inclusive hotels, but there's plenty to discover if you get out and about... read more »
#132/240
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4
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Destination: Inverness
The sparkling River Ness, restaurants to die for, a Victorian market and the best dolphin watching in the UK are just a few of the gems on offer in Inverness... read more »
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3.5
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Destination: Amalfi, Ravello, Paestum, Atrani
Trip type: Cultural
The Amalfi Coast offers a warm welcome and inspirational scenery. But the region is also of immense historical interest and includes one of Europe's best preserved monuments of the ancient world... read more »
#134/240
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3.5
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Destination: Monte-Carlo
Ever fantasised about playing James Bond? For your license to thrill head for the millionaires' playground of Monte Carlo and its glamorous casinos ... read more »
#135/240
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3.5
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With a history stretching back 10,000 years, magnificent desert panoramas and the famous Dead Sea, Jordan is a fascinating place to visit, and surprisingly easy to travel round... read more »
#136/240
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3
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Stroll through the streets of Philadelphia to experience art, history, a macabre prison museum and food-filled markets... read more »
#137/240
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3
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The unexplored French heartland of Auvergne offers Europe's most breathtaking scenery. With spa towns, medieval hamlets and history on every corner, this remarkable region is waiting to be discovered... read more »
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3
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Destination: Seoul, Panmunjom
As the capital of a little country sandwiched between Japan and China, Seoul can really hold its own... read more »
#139/240
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3
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Destination: Scotland
Trip type: Activity
St Andrews in Scotland is many things to many people: a quaint Scottish town, a classic seaside resort, the site of Scotland’s oldest University – and (oh yes) home to seven great golf courses... read more »
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3
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Destination: Chicago
Trip type: Cruise, Cultural
Seeing Chicago, Illinois, from the river is completely different from seeing it at street level. You get a clearer picture of the city and the architectural tour displays its past through buildings... read more »
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