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Destination: Milan
Milan has enormous cultural wealth, including opera, ballet and music, from classics to jazz, rock to heavy metal, theatre and festivals. Those who look can find world-class entertainment.... read more »
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Destination: Brighton
Brighton's club and music scene is varied, energetic and eccentric. You won't find many glossy superclubs here – but there are plenty of quirky little venues with jam-packed dancefloors.... read more »
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Destination: Brighton
Brighton's cultural calendar features world-class comedy, music, theatre and dance. Oh yes – and the biggest annual arts festival in England. Edinburgh, eat your heart out.... read more »
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Destination: Godalming
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There are few more quintessentially English towns than Surrey’s Godalming that are also within easy striking distance of London, and so perfect for a day trip or weekend break... read more »
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Destination: Seville
How can you tell when you’ve experienced a top class flamenco show? There’s a little secret, and Seville has the answer.... read more »
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Island-hopping and trekking in the Cape Verde Islands: a funky fusion of African hospitality, Latin American music, Caribbean-style beaches and Portuguese heritage... read more »
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From Beethoven to former Bundeshauptstadt (federal capital), situated along the romantic Rhine, Bonn is the custodian and curator of musical and modern German history (play "video")... read more »
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne has a well deserved reputation as a hard drinking city. But you can also have a very enjoyable short break there while remaining stone cold sober... read more »
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Destination: Amalfi, Ravello, Paestum, Atrani
Trip type: Cultural
The Amalfi Coast offers a warm welcome and inspirational scenery. But the region is also of immense historical interest and includes one of Europe's best preserved monuments of the ancient world... read more »
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Destination: Sliema, Valletta
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break, Spa
Whether relaxation or stimulation, there's an island in the Mediterranean that has it all... ... read more »
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Destination: Edinburgh
From outrageous comedy at the famous Festival Fringe to learning about a history of gruesome past deeds, Edinburgh has so much to offer in August... read more »
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Often overshadowed by the bright lights and baritone of New York’s Broadway just a 90-minute train ride away, Philadelphia’s own impressive musical legacy goes largely overlooked ... read more »
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Destination: Edinburgh
A guide to some of Edinburgh's better hotels, plus tips on how to make the most of your visit. Edinburgh is compact & walkable, and an ideal long-weekend destination. See the video!... read more »
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Destination: Vienna
Take a walk around the streets of Vienna combining flamboyant architecture with modern art and lively cafés. You might even bump into Mozart!... read more »
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Destination: Taormina
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Romance
With its romantic setting high above popular Sicilian beaches, Taormina is Italy’s favourite wedding destination. Its medieval charm, restaurants and views of Moun Etna are a winning formula... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Harajuku, a district propelled into western consciousness by moody gothic Lolitas and a certain Ms Stefani, has much more to offer a visitor than a bizarre photo opportunity.... 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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Destination: Havana
Salsa back in time to a city steeped in history, splashed with colour and filled with warmth and intrigue. A trip to Havana really is a must.... read more »
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Dublin may have cornered the market in Irish city breaks, but head south to Cork and you'll find an equally spectacular city that prides itself on its cultural heritage and rebellious nature... read more »
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People tend to think that Newcastle is home to the Angel of the North, the Baltic Centre and the Millennium Bridge. It's not. These and other tourist sights are across the River Tyne in Gateshead... read more »
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