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#1/13
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
World-class architects and the cream of interior stylists have brought Barcelona's hotels sashaying into the 21st century... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Cornwall, Padstow, Rock, Penzance
Trip type: Activity
Cornwall is ideal for those seeking bracing fresh air and lashing of outdoor activities, from traditional sailing and surfing to more novel pursuits such as traction kiting... read more »
#3/13
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Destination: Fes
The Moroccan sacred city of Fez is the unlikely setting for some sinfully luxurious accommodation - its traditional riads (boutique hotels) are great places to stay. Here are five of the best... read more »
#4/13
Rating:
5
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Destination: Hong Kong
If you're after a taste of the high life, Hong Kong can deliver in spades, with ultra-luxe hotels, superb restaurants, top-class shopping and nightlife enough for any party animal... read more »
#5/13
Rating:
5
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Eco, Romance, Short Break
Lemon trees, gravel courtyards, butterfly sanctuaries, fragments of Ancient Roman wall… Even in frenetic Rome, you can come home to your own private garden at a b&b or boutique hotel... read more »
#6/13
Rating:
4.2
(5 comments)
Destination: Barbados
Trip type: Beach, Romance, Winter Sun
This beautiful Caribbean island is where Sir Cliff escapes from the British winter. Here he explains why he loves it so much, and lists his favourite restaurants and the best hotels ... read more »
#7/13
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Scotland has no shortage of luxurious hotels - but here, after careful consideration, are the ultimate retreats that are guaranteed to impress... read more »
#8/13
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
As the premier fishing port of France, Boulogne naturally has brilliant fish restaurants - plus very tempting foodie shops and a good slice of history. ... read more »
#9/13
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: London
Trip type: Short Break
When you've spent much of your travel-writing life staying at London's rich bounty of hotels, you get pretty clued up on the best places to overnight in the capital... read more »
#10/13
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
The stretch of the Costa Brava that lies north of Palamos and south of Estartit is one of the great hidden gems of Europe, with pretty little bays, charming towns, and great hotels and restaurants... read more »
#11/13
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Murcia, Archena
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Rich in culture and a sightseer’s paradise, Murcia is an essential stop on the itinerary of visitors who want a real taste of southeastern Spain... read more »
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3
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Destination: Rome, Vatican City
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break, Spa
La dolce vita is still alive and kicking in Rome - especially if you know the right people. I went in search of upmarket shopping, spas, stars and the best haircut in town... read more »
#13/13
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Dubai
It had been at least four years since I last visited Dubai. I left in 2005, after five years, and went back for a short visit in 2006, but there have been many changes in Dubai since then... read more »
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