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Destination: Dublin
Dublin's creative genius shines at weekend markets and in suburban villages where you'll uncover funky designs, vintage gems and gourmet stalls... read more »
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Good things come in small packages: even counties! Rutland not only has unspoilt countryside and pretty historic towns and villages, but is also a gourmet's delight ... read more »
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Destination: Oaxaca
Artisans, markets and plenty of history make Oaxaca an ideal destination for tourists who want to see a different side to Mexico... read more »
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Native ingredients, fresh seafood and a traditional meat and dairy industry give New Zealand an edge on the culinary front. Where better to try the results than Auckland and the capital Wellington?... read more »
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The colonial buildings and small-town friendliness of San Cristobal are not the only charms of the city - also waiting to be discovered is an unshakeable pride in Mexico's indigenous culture... read more »
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Destination: Marrakech
Morocco's spicy city can serve up a short break crammed with colour, culture, caleches and consumer delights... read more »
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Decimated by war in the 1990s, Sarajevo now offers visitors high culture, vibrant nightlife, breathtaking views and mouthwatering food. The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina truly is a city reborn... read more »
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Destination: Durham
With fascinating sights and friendly people, wild landscapes and a warm welcome, the compact city of Durham has more than enough to keep you entertained on a weekend away... read more »
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Destination: Delft
A typical Dutch city, Delft is full of historical charm, pretty canals, medieval churches and lively café culture - and as an ex-resident, I know just the right places to go when you're there... 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: Chiang Mai
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
Chiang Mai is Thailand's crowning glory. Encircled by dense forest, mystic mountain temples and ancient hill tribes, this ancient and spiritual northern city is not to be missed... read more »
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Destination: Paris
If you've already chomped croissants on the Champs Elysées and seen the famous sites, go off the beaten tourist track and experience Paris like a Parisian... 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: Barcelona
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Ever since Barcelona hosted the 1992 Olympics, there’s been a buzz to this lively Mediterranean port that just keeps on growing... 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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The county of Shropshire has arguably the loveliest countryside in England and, in Ludlow, possibly the prettiest town... read more »
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Destination: Playa del Carmen, Cancun
Trip type: Beach, Cultural
Cancun and Playa del Carmen - the two major towns on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula - couldn’t be more different... read more »
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Destination: Pezenas
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The Languedoc town of Pezenas was once home to Moliere, France’s most popular playwright, and the creative tradition carries on strong within its medieval streets... read more »
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Destination: Myanmar
Taking a five-star river cruise from Yangon along the Ayeyarwady River is the best way to explore Myanmar (formerly Burma), one of the most secretive parts of Asia... read more »
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Destination: Marrakech
If shopping's your thing, then head to Marrakech, where bartering for a bargain is an ancient art form. You can shop till you drop and then recharge in one of the city’s boutique riads... read more »
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