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5
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Destination: London
A great number of significant historical figures have lived in London over the years. Many of their homes are now open as small museums - providing a fascinating insight into the past inhabitants... read more »
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5
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Destination: Salou
With miles of golden sand, great food, big city sights and a theme park to rival the best America has to offer why travel any further?... read more »
#3/92
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4.25
(7 comments)
Enduring despotic rulers, revolutions, Nazi siege and the rise and fall of Communism, Russia's former capital has had more than its fair share of murder and mayhem and some good eating places too... read more »
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3.875
(8 comments)
Destination: Barcelona
You know you're alive when you visit the Catalan capital – whether funky boutique shopping, avant garde architecture or wonderful cuisine is your scene, Barca has it all, and some!... read more »
#5/92
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4.555555
(12 comments)
Destination: Chester
Come dine with me around the Roman city of Chester and find out where you can find a bargain bite to eat during your city break... read more »
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4
(1 comment)
Destination: Kathmandu, Nepal
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural
Chaotic but colourful and vibrant, the very name of Kathmandu conjures up images of a mystical and alluring city. Here are just some of the not-to-be missed sights in the Nepali capital... read more »
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4
(5 comments)
Destination: Malmo
Fabulous architecture, a castle, pavement cafes, great pubs and restaurants, Malmö - where old conflicts have given way to the modern vision of European cooperation ... read more »
#8/92
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3
(2 comments)
Destination: Milan
Whether it's fine wine, fine food, fine art or fine clothes, the northern Italian style capital that is Milan is a must see destination - preferably through massive sunglasses... read more »
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3
(1 comment)
Oxford is a great place to spend a few days lazing around olde worlde pubs, taking in the culture, and wandering along the canal and through the alleyways of this ancient city... read more »
#10/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Oxford
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Honey-coloured college quads, bicycling students in gowns and punts on the river – explore the stereotypes and more in Oxford, a great weekend break or a must-see on a trip around England... read more »
#11/92
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
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 »
#12/92
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3
(1 comment)
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 »
#13/92
Rating:
4.57143
(17 comments)
Destination: Nice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Nice is a city of contrasts with ultra-modern touches and a fascinating history. You can easily spend money in the city's tempting shops and restaurants but read my guide to make your money go further... read more »
#14/92
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5
(2 comments)
If Croatia is the new Italy, then the Istrian peninsular is Italy in miniature – Venetian architecture, Roman remains, beach-life, great food and drink – see it all by hopping from resort to resort...... read more »
#15/92
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4
(7 comments)
A lively, cosmopolitan and historic city, Boston is a great contrast to New York, being close enough to combine the two cities in a weeklong trip... read more »
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3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Bath
A romantic night in Bath without the kids provided plenty of fun, plenty of food and a perfect, unique place to stay... read more »
#17/92
Rating:
5
(10 comments)
Destination: Venice
Once you have visited Venice’s most famous sights, there is still so much to see in this delightful city and the islands of the Venetian lagoon... read more »
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4
(1 comment)
Destination: Trier
If classical architecture, wine and historic sights on every street corner are your thing, you opt for a short break in Rome, don’t you? Nein! Get yourself on a plane to Trier – Germany's oldest city... read more »
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4
(3 comments)
Squeezed in-between Brazil and Argentina, the tiny nation of Uruguay is often overlooked. However, with some architectural delights, good food and fantastic beaches, it really is worth a visit... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Vigo, Baiona
The port of Vigo in north-west Spain is a highly attractive city and offers some of the country's best seafood and wine... read more »
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