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5
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The Trondheimsfjord is one of Norway’s most beautiful fjords, bathed in a soft, golden light during long summer days and with a young and vibrant city at its centre.... read more »
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5
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Destination: Tavira, Olhao
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
As the plane drops down into Faro, you catch a tantalising glimpse of them – the offshore islands of the Algarve. With their beaches, dunes, lagoons and seafood restaurants, the "Ilhas" are idyllic ... read more »
#3/15
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5
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Destination: Cartagena
Trip type: Beach, Cultural
Cartagena is one of the best-preserved colonial cities in the world – go to see it now, before the secret gets out that Colombia is not that dangerous... read more »
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4
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By: Jo Page
Destination: Ile de Re
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Family
Dune-backed beaches, chic shops, cycle paths and perhaps a glimpse of Johnny Depp... the Ile de Ré is one of France’s most alluring holiday islands - but pick your base carefully in high season... read more »
#5/15
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3
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With great diving and beautiful beaches, the islands of the Philippines are stiff competition for Thailand!... read more »
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4
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Destination: Cannes
Trip type: Short Break
Yes, Cannes is best known for its ritzy annual film festival - but for the non-A-listers among us, it makes a great weekend break destination at any time of year... read more »
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3
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Destination: Koh Chang
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Honeymoon
Planning a romantic break or honeymoon, and looking for that perfect island? Then look no further - the idyllic Koh Chang, in Thailand, has everything you could wish for... read more »
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3
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Destination: Croatia, Krk, Rijeka
It doesn’t get the attention its better-known Dalmatian neighbours enjoy. But it’s easy to see why Krk’s landscapes and light have given the island its nickname of the golden one ... read more »
#9/15
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3
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Destination: Belle-Ile-en-Mer
A few miles off the Breton coast, Belle Île has been a popular destination with French travellers since the Impressionists depicted its charms more than a century ago... read more »
#10/15
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3
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Destination: Beachcomber Island
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Gap Year
Beachcomber Island in Fiji is one of those paradise islands that dreams are made of: golden sands, blue seas and a place where you would love to get castaway... read more »
#11/15
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Destination: Orkney Islands
Trip type: Family
Take a walk on the wild side in Orkney, spotting puffins and seals, hopping between islands, and finding empty beaches with white sand and clear turquoise water... read more »
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Destination: Island of Anglesey
Trip type: Romance, Short Break
If you are looking for an alternative Valentine break or romantic escape, why not whisk your loved one away to windswept Llanddwyn in North Wales?... read more »
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Destination: Palma
A vintage train journey across Mallorca’s high mountains transports passengers to a more leisurely age. Climb aboard the tiny Vitamin C Express...... read more »
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From man-eating Komodo dragons to Mount Kelimutu’s coloured crater lakes, a speculative sea voyage from Lombok to Flores demands a sense of humour as well as stout sea and land legs... read more »
#15/15
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3.333335
(6 comments)
Destination: Alderney
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Blonde hedgehogs, beautiful beaches and brilliant birdlife are just a few highlights of the third largest Channel Island... read more »
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