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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 »
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4.2
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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 »
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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 »
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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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Destination: Minorca
It’s the surprises that make Western Menorca special – the secret is knowing where to look.... read more »
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3
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Destination: Maldives
Tented resorts, drop dead gorgeous villas, and dining for two on a private sand dune – no wonder the Maldives is honeymoon heaven... 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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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Only guests of the luxury Desert Islands Resort & Spa on Sir Bani Yas Island can enjoy this eco-tourism destination with its own wildlife reserve... 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: Egypt, El Gouna
Why waste time lying in the sun? From quad-biking to snorkelling, there are plenty of ways to get an adrenaline fix in one of Egypt’s newest beach resorts ... read more »
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Destination: Mozambique
Trip type: Beach, Road Trip
Mozambique is the perfect destination for that African trip of a lifetime: a paradise where you can chill on the beaches and hunt lions on safari... 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 »
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The majesty of Italy’s lakes is nowhere more apparent than in Stresa, a gorgeous town of narrow winding streets overlooking Lake Maggiore and the three Borromean Islands.... read more »
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