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Destination: Luxembourg
Trip type: Short Break
Luxembourg is often written off as little more than an expensive financial base - but with stunning scenery, centuries of history and a beautiful capital, that couldn’t be further from the truth... read more »
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Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Standing on the very link between Europe and Asia, Istanbul also marries modern and ancient, and is one of the most amazing cities in the world... read more »
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Destination: Seville
Head to La Macarena district, a little-visited corner of Seville, for a glimpse of an older Spain ... read more »
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Destination: Palermo
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The Sicilian capital of Palermo is an amazing mixture of Arab, Byzantine and Italian – a busy city, where the traffic never slows down, and life never stops ... read more »
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The Spanish city of Caceres is full of character, thanks to the fine Renaissance mansions built by returning conquistadors - and the noise of the storks who inhabit their towers... read more »
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Destination: Jodhpur
Trip type: Cultural
With some fantastic music, a worthy purpose, and the odd mega rock star dropping in, the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in Jodhpur is a totally captivating experience ... read more »
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It may be way off the usual tourist trail but that's all the more reason to love Portugal’s ancient capital of Coimbra and its beautiful surrounding countryside... read more »
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Destination: Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur
Trip type: Cultural
You don’t need a bank account at Coutts to live like a royal – just head to Rajasthan, where you can hop from one regal palace to the next... read more »
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Destination: Seoul
The South Korean capital of Seoul may be Asia's best-kept secret but its 12 million residents are happy to share its yin and yang sides, from spiritual temples to futuristic toilet seats ... read more »
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Destination: St. Petersburg
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
St Petersburg has well and truly shaken off its dowdy Soviet past and reinvented itself as a vibrant city with a glittering history... read more »
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Destination: Baku, Sheki
Trip type: Cultural
Azerbaijan’s oil wealth is transforming the little-known former Soviet republic, but behind Baku’s modern façade lies a traditional heart best explored through a long musical heritage... read more »
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