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Destination: Venice
Planning a trip to Venice? Here are some unusual suggestions and tips you probably won't find in your guidebook, including some of our favourite places to eat... read more »
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5
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Destination: Shetland Islands
Trip type: Adventure
Britain’s most remote inhabited island, the historic wildlife sanctuary of Fair Isle, is home to 50,000 puffins and just 70 people... read more »
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Destination: Isles of Scilly
The Isles of Scilly may be just off the Cornish coast, but they're like nowhere else in the UK, with beaches that could hold their own in the Med - ideal for a British seaside holiday with a twist... read more »
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Destination: Helsinki
Small and sparklingly clean, with air as fresh as a newly-picked daisy: that's Helsinki. Finland’s capital city, it's also super-efficient, and a symphony of spires and Art Nouveau facades ... read more »
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4.333335
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Destination: Setubal, Sintra, Lisbon
Stunning views, fabulous food and total relaxation - we found them all in Setubal on Portugal's west coast, where we based ourselves at a rustic B&B and explored the breathtaking Arrabida coast... read more »
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4
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Destination: Tenerife
Trip type: Family
Reliably hot, close to home and perfect for the kids, Costa Adeje, on Tenerife's south-west coast, ticks all the boxes for parents. It has plenty of four- and five-star hotels, too. Here is my choice…... read more »
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Got three or four days to spare? Then head for the pretty pueblo of Mojácar in Almeria, where you can soak up the year-round sunshine, explore desert and beaches, and eat wonderful local food... read more »
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4
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Destination: Sitges
It's described as Spain's St Tropez, but Sitges – half an hour from Barcelona – is richer culturally. With its museums, churches, modern art and Catalan cuisine, it's ideal for a quality short break... read more »
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4
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Do you fancy a short break, or holiday in the Yorkshire Dales, staying in comfortable hotels, where your dog will be welcome too - then read on... read more »
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4
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Destination: La Palma
A quiet, relaxed lifestyle in a pleasant climate, on a small island with stunning scenery and friendly people. If this sounds appealing, La Palma might be just the place for you... read more »
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4
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The Middle Rhine section in Germany is considered the most romantic and is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Eurail Pass holders are entitled to free sailings on this route... read more »
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3.75
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Destination: Iceland, Reykjavik
In winter, Iceland is a natural wonderland, with frozen waterfalls, steaming geysers and swirly Northern Lights. Plus you get to go on day trips with an ice-pick - how cool is that?... read more »
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3
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Trip type: Activity
The mountains of the Dolomites, in northern Italy, aren’t just for ski season. Once the snow melts, there’s a whole new landscape to explore... read more »
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Destination: Lucca
Lucca may not have the famous sights (or infamous crowds) of nearby Florence and Pisa, but it has its own gentle charms and quiet pleasures - making it the perfect place to relax and unwind... read more »
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3
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Cotswolds - a picture perfect and delicious tour through the northern Cotswolds: perfect views from Cleeve Cloud, delicious cream tea at Winchcombe, fun for kids, stunning villages and lovely wal... read more »
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3
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Destination: Dublin
Read this guide to make sure you don't pass Dublin's best shops and I tell you where to find them - it's easy when you know how! ... read more »
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Destination: Stoupa
Trip type: Cultural, Family, Romance
Hidden on the southern tip of mainland Greece is the stunning resort of Stoupa; a traditional fishing village that simply oozes personality and charm.... read more »
#18/21
Rating:
3
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Destination: Spain
A short fly-drive holiday in Spain's largest province... read more »
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2
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Destination: Jelsa
For a chance to explore the Croatian road less traveled, stay at a secluded campsite on the beautiful Hvar island, where adventure travellers are well rewarded for their efforts!... read more »
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Destination: Kranjska Gora
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Best known as a ski resort, Kranjska Gora in Slovenia is a walker’s paradise in summer. For clear rivers, mountains, pine forests, wildflower meadows and, above all, silence, head for the Julian Alps... read more »
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