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#1/15
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5
(2 comments)
Dubrovnik is one of the world’s top stops for cruise ships. 10,000 visitors a day leave these floating cities to see the Pearl of the Adriatic. Find out how to make the most of your time on dry land.... read more »
#2/15
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Destination: Hanoi
Trip type: Cultural, Honeymoon
When you’re in the most stressful city in the world, it helps to stay in the world’s most luxurious hotel.... read more »
#3/15
Rating:
4.5
(9 comments)
Destination: Hong Kong
Go back in time by staying in an authentic fishing village, before checking into a boutique B&B and chilling out in its rooftop jacuzzi under the stars... read more »
#4/15
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 »
#5/15
Rating:
4.25
(6 comments)
Destination: Prague
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Your first day in the Czech capital should be spent in and around the Old Town and castle. But when you've had enough culture, follow my off-the-beaten-track tips for an alternative Prague experience... read more »
#6/15
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 »
#7/15
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
If Croatia is the new Italy, then the Istrian peninsular is Italy in miniature – Venetian architecture, Roman remains, beach-life, great food and drink – see it all by hopping from resort to resort...... read more »
#8/15
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 »
#9/15
Rating:
5
(5 comments)
Most visitors to Sicily stay near the beaches on the east coast but in doing so miss out on one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Palermo. Here is how I would spend 48 hours in the Sicilian capital... read more »
#10/15
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Trier
If classical architecture, wine and historic sights on every street corner are your thing, you opt for a short break in Rome, don’t you? Nein! Get yourself on a plane to Trier – Germany's oldest city... read more »
#11/15
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
If I tell you the highlight of my trip to the Slovakian capital, Bratislava, was sitting on the toilet, you'd be forgiven for thinking I’d been on the holiday from hell... ... read more »
#12/15
Rating:
3
(3 comments)
Destination: Porto
There’s more to Porto for alcohol lovers to enjoy than plain old port. Ever heard of white port? No? Well, read on…... read more »
#13/15
Rating:
4
(6 comments)
Destination: Prague
Prague is surely the prettiest and most photogenic city in the world. But when you’ve seen enough historic architecture, the tallest (and ugliest) building in town is well worth a visit... read more »
#14/15
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Brusque service and a two-hour wait for a table hardly sound promising ingredients for the best meal ever - yet the dinner I had in a little backstreet pizzeria in Naples was exactly that... read more »
#15/15
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Hong Kong, China
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural
It may be famous for its skyline, its double-decker trams, its shopping and its fabulous Asian food – but the real attraction of Hong Kong is a mountain escalator made for commuters... read more »
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