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It has a fascinating military past, the world’s only signed Caravaggio painting, great weather, food and wine, they drive on the left and everyone speaks English – it’s time to think again about Malta... read more »
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Destination: Lille
A silver, bulbous UFO hangs from the ceiling of the train station and a ghost train features a small girl crying over her dead badger. It can only mean one thing, the Lille 2012 festival, Fantastic.... read more »
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Destination: Amsterdam
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Anyone coming out of Peter Greenaway’s film Nightwatching will be bursting to hop over to Amsterdam to have another look at Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Night Watch, which the film dramatises... read more »
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Destination: Glasgow
Scotland's Glasgow is emerging from its dark past into an era of stylish shopping, trendy designers, fantastic Victorian buildings and some top-notch food... read more »
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Destination: Vigo, Baiona
The port of Vigo in north-west Spain is a highly attractive city and offers some of the country's best seafood and wine... read more »
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Destination: Waterloo
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Many people remember learning at school about Waterloo and the battle that made Wellington a British hero - but a visit to the actual battlefield in Belgium brings the historic event vividly to life... read more »
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In Louvain-la-Neuve, a university town near Brussels, fans of the Tintin comic books can get their fix of nostalgia at a gleaming new purpose-built museum dedicated to their creator, Hergé... read more »
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Brussels has always had plenty to interest the art historian and art lover. Now, it has the most exciting opening in a long time – a new museum dedicated to the famous Belgian surrealist René Magritte... read more »
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Destination: Metz
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Metz is one of the prettiest towns in France, but short on culture – until now. The Centre Pompidou-Metz museum will bring a touch of modern excitement to the medieval town... read more »
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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: Vienna
“You must go to Vienna – it’s like Paris, but without the French!” So says the David Frost character in the film Frost/Nixon. But is he right?... read more »
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Destination: Lille
If you want some French chic, culture, art and great food, you don't have to go to the capital - the answer lies an hour closer, in Lille ... read more »
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