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Destination: Taormina
Get some tips on the best places to go in Taormina, on the Italian island of Sicily, at any time of year, from someone who "knows their chickens", as the Italians like to say... read more »
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Destination: Ile de Re
Loveliest of French islands, Ile de Ré has all the ingredients for an idyllic, laidback holiday. Think long sandy beaches, retro charm, friendly people and superb seafood. Who needs St Tropez?... read more »
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Destination: Barbados
In Barbados,the people are so friendly, the crime rate so low, the places to stay so incredible and the food so sensational, why waste a week going anywhere else? It couldn't compare... read more »
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A long way from anywhere, the Western Australian capital of Perth is a laidback, leafy metropolis with a style all of its own... read more »
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Destination: Maldives, Kanuhara
Trip type: Beach
The Maldives might be the ultimate couples getaway, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out just because you're not paired up... read more »
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With its colourful tropical flowers, spiritual temples, white sandy beaches, warm turquoise waters, smiling people and luxurious resorts, Bali is the perfect dream holiday destination... read more »
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Destination: Majorca, Deia
While many people only see Majorca for its sun, sea and crowds, this Balearic island does have its stylish side. Fall in love with the hidden gem that is Deia... read more »
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Destination: Rimini, Riccione
Once derided as the Blackpool of Italy, Rimini is making waves as the buzzy party resort of the Adriatic. Yet, with its miles of golden sands and historic centre, it has more to offer than clubbing... read more »
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Destination: Cephalonia
However you spell it, rest assured that while de Bernieres may have brought more visitors to Cephalonia, it remains a charming island that has avoided becoming a slave to the story of Captain Corelli... read more »
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Destination: Crete
Trip type: Beach, Food and Drink
In the southeastern corner of Crete lies a fabulous but little-known town called Makrigialos. Just don’t let the secret out...... read more »
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Destination: Ibiza
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
I’ve swum with dolphins in the Bahamas, stayed in the Amanjena in Marrakesh and floated in the Dead Sea in Jordan. But for me, Ibiza has the real magic.... read more »
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Tired of tourist-trap eateries when travelling? 'Eat like a local' guides point you towards fab, friendly, foodie local hangouts. First up: Cape Town, gastronomic capital of South Africa…... read more »
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3
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Destination: Cayman Brac
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Honeymoon
Visitors are only just returning to Cayman Brac after hurricane Paloma hit in 2008. But its unspoilt, rugged charm, is drawing them back to this quirky and least developed island of the Caribbean.... read more »
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Destination: Pembrokeshire, Narbeth
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Pembrokeshire has the same stunning coastline and fantastic food as Cornwall - but without so many queues and crowds. Time to explore the delights of an underrated gem...... read more »
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3
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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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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: Faro
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Faro, on the Portuguese Algarve, is just a short flight away, making it the perfect spot for 'beachending' - spending a weekend by the beach... read more »
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