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Rating:
4.2
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Destination: Santorini
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Cultural
Villages dramatically etched into the side of a giant volcano, crystal blue seas and one of the best sunsets in Greece make Santorini one of the stand-out Greek islands... read more »
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4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Algarve
Trip type: Activity, Cultural, Family
I'm not an especially religious person but I couldn't help but feel blessed to witness the Easter celebrations at Sao Bras, a small rural town in the Algarve, just 11 miles north of Faro... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Padstow, Rock
A break in the Cornish fishing port is a must. Not only does it have fine food, a perfect setting and suberb beaches nearby, it's home to England's quirkiest tradition - the Obby Oss... read more »
#4/24
Rating:
4.75
(6 comments)
Destination: Procida, Salina
The Italian islands of Procida and Salina are individually charming, justifying their role as locations for famous romantic films such as 'Il Postino'... read more »
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Rating:
3.5
(7 comments)
Destination: Cuba, Trinidad
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Road Trip
Two weeks by a pool relaxing sounds great; but there's only so much you can take of the same canteen. So we scrapped our holiday mid-way, hired a car and ended up living with the locals... read more »
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4.57143
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Nicaragua is Central America's best kept secret. It offers volcanoes, lakes, culture and beaches. It will appeal particularly to the independent traveller and to all budgets... read more »
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Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Newport
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Cultural
Newport, Rhode Island is the perfect place for a summer vacation. You can’t help but be captivated by this little town by the beach with its character and charm and unique brand of entertainment... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Toronto
Regardless of your budget, this guide will show you how to experience and enjoy Toronto, one of North America’s most vibrant and dynamic cities... read more »
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Rating:
3
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Destination: Agadir
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Family
Offering the legendary hustle and bustle of Marrakesh and the laid back idylls of the Mediterranean, Agadir is a largely unknown gem on Morocco's Atlantic coast... read more »
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Rating:
0
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Destination: Denia, Javea
Forget Benidorm and the worst excesses of the Costa Blanca; just a short drive from Alicante is the real Spain, a land of hillside villages, almond and orange groves, and religiously-observed siestas... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town, Camps Bay
Trip type: Cultural, Winter Sun
Cape Town’s boast that it enjoys the most dramatic setting of any city in the world might just be true. This verdant oasis, sandwiched between mountains and sea, is, quite simply, stunning... read more »
#12/24
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
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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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Santiago de Compostela, in the Spanish province of Galicia, is one of Catholicism’s most holy sites - but the area has a lot more to offer than prayer... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Tuscany
Trip type: Cultural, Family
Taking a holiday in Tuscany doesn't have to mean breaking the bank - you can still see the best of it on a sensible family budget... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Calvi
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Calvi’s citadel gives you a soaring view of the sea and more than a glimpse of the rugged mountainous interior that helps to define the real character of Corsica... read more »
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0
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Destination: St Ives
There are three very good reasons to visit St Ives right now: the ailing pound against the euro, a great new luxury place to stay, and a fantastic exhibition at the Tate ... read more »
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Destination: Acre, Haifa
The coast of Galilee is where cultures meet and history echoes through the stone streets of Arab Acre (Akka) and the chic cafes of Haifa... read more »
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Finding Tuscany a little pricey these days? Then head a little further east to the historic cities, attractive countryside and beaches of Le Marche, where your holiday euro stretches further ... read more »
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Málaga may be reinventing itself as a cultural destination but there’s a lot more to this unfairly overlooked Spanish jewel... read more »
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4
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Destination: Grenada
It's not difficult to get a taste for one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets – the spice island of Grenada... read more »
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