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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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For families who hanker after a tropical archipelago but just can’t stomach the long-haul flight, the Isles of Scilly are ready and waiting... read more »
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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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4.2
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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: Aeolian Islands
Trip type: Beach
Think island-hopping and you tend to think Greece - but it's just as much fun in Italy, where it's the perfect way to discover the diverse charms of the seven Aeolian Islands... read more »
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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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4
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The Seychelles are well known for gorgeous beaches and honeymoon hideaways, but the islands are also a fantastic location for wildlife-watching... read more »
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4
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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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4
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Destination: Stockholm
Summer in Stockholm is a breath of fresh air. This beautiful city on the water with its clean, crisp air and long summer days will leave you feeling invigorated and revitalised...... read more »
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3.5
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Not every Caribbean escape is a paradise of rainforest and fine white sand. To help you choose the best island for you, I weigh up the pros and cons of Cuba, Barbados, St Lucia, Antigua and Jamaica... 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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Rating:
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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Rating:
3
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Destination: The Hebrides
With its epic scenery and white sandy beaches, the little known Isle of Coll, one of Scotland’s hidden treasures, gives the likes of Harris and Bermuda a run for their money... 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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Rating:
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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