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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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Once known for bombs and bullets, now Belfast is all about cocktails and craic, not to mention black taxi tours to former trouble spots and an eye-opening experience on a big wheel... 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: 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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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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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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4
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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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4
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The Correze and Dordogne regions of France celebrate their life and history, from prehistoric cave paintings to modern markets via walnut liqueurs, troglodyte towns and fairyland chateaux ... 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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4
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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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4
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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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4
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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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4
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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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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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4
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Vietnam now offers the traditional attractions of the East alongside modern restaurants, bars and accommodation, as the country bids to become the new Thailand... read more »
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3
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Within an hour of Geneva airport lies the hidden gem of Annecy, where spending a few days by the lake is the perfect antidote to a busy life and hectic work schedule... read more »
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3
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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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3
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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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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: 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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