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#1/21
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4.57143
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Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
London doesn’t have to be expensive - you just need to know where to look to find entertainment, shopping bargains and even spa treatments that are easy on your pocket... read more »
#2/21
Rating:
5
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Destination: Paris
We all associate Paris with romance – and on a short break, its small, individual hotels offer a mix of urban glamour and villagey charm, comfort and privacy. Here are six of my favourites... read more »
#3/21
Rating:
5
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Destination: India
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Spa
If you’re looking for the ultimate adrenaline buzz, you might just find it on the waters of the Ganges in northern India... read more »
#4/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
With its colourful tropical flowers, spiritual temples, white sandy beaches, warm turquoise waters, smiling people and luxurious resorts, Bali is the perfect dream holiday destination... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Maspalomas
Trip type: Beach, Family, Winter Sun
One of the best beach destinations in the Canary Islands, the sun shines almost every day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria ... read more »
#6/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
The High Tatras mountain range of northern Slovakia is an outdoor destination for all seasons, and proves that size isn’t everything... read more »
#7/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Bath
Bath is ideal for a weekend break, with great food, relaxing spas and interesting historical sights. It's also the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby charming villages... read more »
#8/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Times may be tough - but there are bargains to be had, even at the luxury end of the market. Here are my tips for top hotel breaks in Ireland that won't break the bank... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Activity, Spa
Pain and pleasure - the inside story on what really happens in one of Istanbul's famous Turkish baths... read more »
#10/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Benidorm
Design might not be the first thing you associate with Benidorm, but the mega resort on the Costa Blanca is a microcosm of 1960s and 70s architecture. The contemporary buildings are pretty groovy, too... read more »
#11/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Baden-Baden, Germany
Trip type: Activity, Short Break, Spa
For a mini-break with festive cheer head to Germany, where the small town of Baden-Baden in the Black Forest certainly knows how to put on a great Christmas market... read more »
#12/21
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Rating:
4
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Look beyond the normal Barcelona must-dos and you’ll discover lunar landscapes, Europe’s largest thermal spa and artist enclaves with eccentric offerings... read more »
#13/21
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Tenerife
Trip type: Family
Can’t afford Mauritius or the Caribbean this year? Try Tenerife for sunshine and luxury closer to home - and without the long-haul price tag... read more »
#14/21
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
The Spanish Pyrenees are a walker's paradise during the summer months and La Seu d'Urgell is a perfect base offering spectacular views, an abundance of wild flowers and crystal clear rivers and lakes... read more »
#15/21
Rating:
3.4
(7 comments)
Destination: Chamonix
Known as an Alpine playground, the French resort of Chamonix is now making attempts to go greener, in a bid to secure its future popularity with skiers and non-skiers alike... read more »
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Rating:
3
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Destination: Pembrokeshire, Narbeth
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Pembrokeshire has the same stunning coastline and fantastic food as Cornwall - but without so many queues and crowds. Time to explore the delights of an underrated gem...... read more »
#17/21
Rating:
2.5
(5 comments)
Destination: Swindon
Swindon, in Wiltshire, is famous for railways and Honda cars but must have more going for it - it has just been officially twinned with Walt Disney World in Florida ... read more »
#18/21
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Cultural
They make take a bit of finding, but the cutting-edge art galleries of Tokyo are inspirational gems, and well worth the effort... read more »
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Destination: Bangkok, Thailand
Trip type: Nightlife, Romance, Spa
Whether you are staying at the Banyan Tree or the Lebua at State Tower, or just meeting someone for a quick drink, check out their rooftop bars. Both are spectacular, but which one is the best?... read more »
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This volcanic island off Sicily boasts remote rocky beaches, thermal spas, vineyards and a cuisine that blends Italian and North African flavours. Here is a guide to local dishes and where to eat them... read more »
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