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Destination: Male
I love the variety of Cuisines in the Maldives. A real melting pot of cultures. Asian being my one of my favourite foods, Male island has a fantastic choice. Let's explore and taste what's here!... read more »
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Destination: Lucca, Pisa, Barga
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There is a timeless quality to atmospheric Lucca. Perhaps it is the narrow street plan, unchanged since Roman times, complete with forum and amphitheatre footprint... read more »
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Trip type: Road Trip, Romance
Take a break from Mallorca's turquoise waters and drive inland to the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains for breathtaking vistas, the best lamb and an idyllic boutique hotel to hide away in... read more »
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Destination: Winchester
Winchester is famous for being the former capital of the UK and the setting for Keats' 'To Autumn'. Now the city provides the perfect setting for break away from it all... read more »
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Destination: Dublin
Ireland - modern day Dublin is not just about the noisy Temple Bar and overcrowded Guinness Storehouse. If you want to see the swanky and smart side of the city, head for the Docklands ... read more »
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Destination: Bergamo
Sitting at the base of the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is really two cities in one. The beautiful old Città Alta, with its defensive walls, towers above the modern Citta Bassa below... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Be it a picnic, park or promenade, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Paris for free. What you may not know is that you can eat, sleep and travel to the city for absolutely nothing...... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
It had been at least four years since I last visited Dubai. I left in 2005, after five years, and went back for a short visit in 2006, but there have been many changes in Dubai since then... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Wonderful holidays are created by wonderful experiences. I have distilled the best moments from over 30 trips to Venice so you can make the most of your short break... read more »
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Destination: Jamaica
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Winter Sun
Most visitors to Jamaica hole up in large, characterless all-inclusive hotels – but you don't have to. Here are five quirkier, small-scale and affordable alternatives with oodles of local charm... read more »
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The French resort of Megève should never be overlooked as a great short-break ski destination. If you seek chic and charm, look no further - this is the prettiest resort in the whole of the Alps... read more »
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If you're in need of a break from hectic city life, why not spend a weekend exploring the Welsh market town of Abergavenny by mountain bike, then indulging yourself in a gastropub or fine restaurant... read more »
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Destination: Venice
With its aggressive restaurant touts and eye-popping prices, Venice is fraught with dangers for diners. However, it is possible to find good, local food at a fair price. Just follow my advice... read more »
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Destination: Whistler, Vancouver
Trip type: Winter Sports
In the run-up to the 2010 Olympic Games in February, Whistler in British Columbia is pulling out all the stops. Best of all, most of its ski areas will stay open for skiers of all abilities – and ages... read more »
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Destination: Aspen
Trip type: Winter Sports
With 5,000 acres of terrain spread across four mountains, Aspen is a ski resort on an American scale. Super-efficiency, charming architecture and great places to eat and stay make it a winner... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
Dubai never used to be value for money, but as hotel prices drop and the summer heat retreats, Dubai is desperate for visitors, making it the number one destination for winter – whatever your budget... read more »
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Destination: London
London is one of the world's cosmopolitan cities - so where better to try a few different European restaurants than in the UK's capital, where they are all within easy walking distance of each other? ... read more »
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Destination: Goa, Goa
Heading to north Goa for a fix of winter sun? When you fancy a break from Indian and Goan food, there are some great restaurants serving up top-notch European and Chinese dishes. Check these out...... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Cape Town isn't just a beautiful city - it also has a great foodie scene, with strong European influences. From breakfast to sundowners and beyond, these are my favourite places to eat and drink... read more »
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