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#1/53
Rating:
4.2
(6 comments)
Destination: London
Camden Markets have grown to become a major London tourist attraction. Goths, Punks and alternative fashions add colour, energy and a buzz that draws in tourists and Londoners by the millions ... read more »
#2/53
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Moscow
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
From Cold War parade ground to shopper's Paradise, Russia's capital is fast becoming a must see destination ... read more »
#3/53
Rating:
5
(7 comments)
Destination: Ghent
For some unfathomable reason, mass tourism has not arrived in Ghent…yet. Find out why Europe's biggest city in the 14th century is its most underrated in the 21st.... read more »
#4/53
Rating:
4.875
(13 comments)
Destination: Krakow
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
A weekend city break to Krakow confronts you with the 'A' question: should you visit Auschwitz, or not?... read more »
#5/53
Rating:
3.75
(5 comments)
Destination: Antwerp
Trip type: Cultural
If you’re looking for somewhere different for a weekend break to Belgium then Antwerp offers a compact and fun alternative to the more obvious attractions of Brussels and Bruges... read more »
#6/53
Rating:
4.25
(8 comments)
Destination: Bratislava
Bratislava is a charming city and has enough attractions to keep a visitor busy for a couple of days. Visit the place before mass tourism invades the city and destroys its quaint medieval charm... read more »
#7/53
Rating:
4.833335
(9 comments)
Destination: Galway
Galway - steeped in music and history; filled with friendly folk, festivals and crammed with cosy pubs, culture and craic. Get yourself to Galway; City of Tribes, Vibes and the time of your lives....... read more »
#8/53
Rating:
4
(11 comments)
Destination: Zadar
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Take a rowing boat to Zadar's old town and discover medieval loveliness, Roman ruins, fine dining and an organ played by the Adriatic Sea! ... read more »
#9/53
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Great food, great sights, great shopping. What more do you need from a fabulous city - its impossible to FUHGETTABOUDIT. Read this essential guide to ensure you make the most of a short break... read more »
#10/53
Rating:
4.333335
(7 comments)
Destination: Krakow
While perhaps not as popular as Prague or Budapest, Krakow, the former capital city of Poland, boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites - plus culture, scenery and great food and drink too!... read more »
#11/53
Rating:
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 »
#12/53
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Auckland
The Auckland landscape is dominated by dormant volcanoes, affording a convenient and inexpensive way to take in the striking views of New Zealand’s largest city and its maritime environment... read more »
#13/53
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
The problem with short breaks is often just that - so much to see, but not enough time. Laszlo Varga is the man to meet if you want to hit the ground running in the Hungarian capital of Budapest... read more »
#14/53
Rating:
3
(4 comments)
Destination: Oslo
Looking for a city break with small children in tow? Oslo would definitely be in my top three destinations. I have recently returned and would like to share my experience and inspire you to visit... read more »
#15/53
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Soak up Berlin's compelling atmosphere and take in countless historic sights before hitting the trendy bars and restaurants for cocktails and cabaret in this coolest of cities... read more »
#16/53
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
How to take a three-night trip to Paris over New Year without breaking the bank... read more »
#17/53
Rating:
4
(6 comments)
Destination: Lisbon
Lisbon is a city famed for its sunshine, custard tarts, yellow trams and moustaches. Read on to find out how to make the most of 48 hours in the Portuguese capital... read more »
#18/53
Rating:
4.4
(7 comments)
In elegant Jerez instead of wine, women and song, read sherry, flamenco and dancing horses... read more »
#19/53
Rating:
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 »
#20/53
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Amsterdam
Good-quality but affordable places to stay are in short supply in Amsterdam – but a few quirky, characterful lodgings can be found for as little as €73 a night. Here are five of my personal favourites... read more »
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