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Nicaragua is Central America's best kept secret. It offers volcanoes, lakes, culture and beaches. It will appeal particularly to the independent traveller and to all budgets... read more »
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Follow in Daniel Craig's footsteps at the opera in Bregenz. The scenery and the drama onstage will overwhelm any cinematic experience and the beauty of Lake Constance's towns will enchant you... read more »
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Destination: Zurich
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Zurich may have an image of staunch conservatism but there are fun and games to be found on every street during a weekend break ... read more »
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Destination: Japan
Trip type: Cultural
In the northernmost reaches of Japan lies Osorezan, or "Fear Mountain". Here, you can picnic with the dead and meet shaman priestesses, many of them blind, who commune with spirits... read more »
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The canals that link Gothenburg and Stockholm, the North Sea and the Baltic, come alive when turn-of-the-century boats cruise along them, in a river trip unlike any other in Europe... read more »
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Destination: Stockholm
Forget Sweden's reputation for being expensive - with a weak Swedish Krona your holiday cash goes further in Stockholm than you might imagine... read more »
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Within an hour of Geneva airport lies the hidden gem of Annecy, where spending a few days by the lake is the perfect antidote to a busy life and hectic work schedule... read more »
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Toronto is the hub of the east coast of Canada and it can be used as a base to explore the rest of Ontario. It is multicultural, lively, interesting and, most importantly, easy to travel around... read more »
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Destination: Ladakh
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Eco
Known as Little Tibet, Ladakh is a bastion of Buddhist calm, located on the old Silk Route and home to remote villages that are just beginning to welcome tourists... read more »
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Destination: Tampere
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Finland’s first industrial city has moved smoothly into the 21st century. Compact, walkable and lively, Tampere flanks the rapids that gave it birth and still give it a special energy... read more »
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Destination: Joensuu
Trip type: Cultural, Eco, Short Break
If your knowledge of Finland is limited to Lordi and lakes, head for Joensuu in July to discover beautiful countryside and probably the greenest music festival ever... read more »
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Destination: Lake Como
On Como, one of Italy's loveliest lakes, Verdi wrote La Traviata, while Rossini and Liszt sought inspiration gazing across the peaceful waters to the mountains soaring up from the shore... read more »
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Destination: Kotor, Budva, Becici, Sveti Stefan
Trip type: Cultural
With clean sandy beaches, well-preserved old towns and a coastline every bit as dramatic as Croatia's, it can only be a matter of time before the tourist hordes rediscover the magic of Montenegro... read more »
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Destination: Lake Bolsena
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Family
Other Italian lakes may be more famous, but little-known Lake Bolsena in northern Lazio is an unspoilt paradise, with fertile countryside, friendly people, ancient ruins and charming medieval towns... read more »
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