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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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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: 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: 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: Majorca, Pollenca
Majorca was never on my travel wish-list - until a trip to the quaint, historic town of Pollensa revealed that there's far more to this Spanish island than sun, sea and sand (though they're there too)... read more »
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One of the most popular cities in the world, Venice is more than a collection of famous sights to tick off - it's the perfect place to sit at a cafe, sipping a coffee and watching the world go by... read more »
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Destination: New York City
Taking a school trip to New York might sound like a nightmare - but with careful advance planning, it can be enjoyable, fun and educational for all. Here are my tips on how to make it work... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Visitors to Venice can find their wallets emptying rather rapidly - so here are a few suggestions for places to stay and eat without breaking the bank... read more »
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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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Destination: London
It is one of the world's most expensive cities, but a holiday in London doesn't have to cost the earth. There are plenty of cheap ways to eat, drink, travel and absorb the culture of the UK capital... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With its monuments, Gothic churches and bookshops, the old university district of Paris is a tourist trap. Delve deeper, and find a place where Parisians actually live. Here’s how to enjoy it in a day... read more »
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Destination: Lisbon, Cascais
For those looking for a reasonably-priced city break, Lisbon has plenty to offer, with cultural highlights, beaches and (perhaps the best secret of all) an amazing campsite... read more »
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Destination: Berlin
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Kreuzberg is the heart of Turkish Berlin and the city's alternative centre, with an energetic mix of colourful buildings, funky eateries and exotic markets... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona, Mataro
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Fancy a bargain break in Barcelona? Combine city life and sandy beaches with a camping holiday on the Costa Maresme, close to Spain's Catalan capital... read more »
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Destination: Zurich
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Zurich may have an image of staunch conservatism but there are fun and games to be found on every street during a weekend break ... read more »
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Spend a weekend city break in Newcastle Gateshead, and you can discover cupcakes, culture and a city that never sits still... read more »
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Destination: Sao Paulo
Trip type: Cultural
Some people just use Sao Paulo as the entry point to Brazil - but it offers fabulous restaurants, shopping paradise and bags of history, all wrapped up in a fascinating mix of cultures... read more »
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Destination: Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik’s walled old town may be tiny, but you’ll find enough buried in its nooks and crannies to keep you occupied for days... read more »
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