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#1/17
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4.833335
(9 comments)
Destination: Galway
Galway - steeped in music and history; filled with friendly folk, festivals and crammed with cosy pubs, culture and craic. Get yourself to Galway; City of Tribes, Vibes and the time of your lives....... read more »
#2/17
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5
(4 comments)
Destination: Hoi An
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Cultural
Hoi An - totally captivating. This beautifully preserved, ancient town is rich in culture, character and charm... read more »
#3/17
Rating:
4.75
(8 comments)
Destination: Hanoi
Trip type: Cultural
Hanoi, a breathtaking mix of vibrant culture, history, food and scooters - feel the buzz...... read more »
#4/17
Rating:
4.333335
(6 comments)
Destination: Halong Bay
Halong Bay, Vietnam - a serene sea with thousands of limestone pinnacles and outcrops, stunning scenery, caves and a floating village. Read about my totally magical and surreal experience ... read more »
#5/17
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4.333335
(6 comments)
Destination: Brighton
Brighton - this super-cool city by the sea has something for everyone; from the arts and culture to clubbing and pubbing....... read more »
#6/17
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4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Montmartre is just a mile from the Gare du Nord where the Eurostar train will deposit you for a weekend of frankly shocking exuberance. There's a new dance in town which is not for the faint-hearted... read more »
#7/17
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Hampi, Hospet
It is a little like Kathmandu used to be, before the tourist numbers swelled. In Hampi, southern India, a laid-back, easy-going welcome awaits travellers at what is now a World Heritage site... read more »
#8/17
Rating:
4
(7 comments)
Destination: Hue
Hue, the ancient former capital and residence of Emperors, is a perfect location to explore the cultural heart and soul of Vietnam... read more »
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Rating:
4
(7 comments)
Destination: Stockholm
Summer in Stockholm is a breath of fresh air. This beautiful city on the water with its clean, crisp air and long summer days will leave you feeling invigorated and revitalised...... read more »
#10/17
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4
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Destination: Havana
Havana is a city of crumbling elegance and restored colonial beauty. But behind the faded façade an infectious energy and rhythmic back-beat suffuses the streets of the Cuban capital... read more »
#11/17
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Agra
Some call it the most beautiful building on earth, the eighth wonder of the world – but without an expert's guidance, the Taj Mahal in India can leave visitors cold. Here are my insider tips... read more »
#12/17
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
An artistic weekend in Amsterdam designed to give you a taste for continental living. And how! Prepare to lose a few clothes and inhibitions along the way...... read more »
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Rating:
3
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Destination: Prague
It is one of Europe's best preserved medieval city centres, with a touch of Bohemian fantasy. If you have ever wondered what it's like to travel back in time, Prague is your kind of place... read more »
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3
(2 comments)
You can tour the White House and Michelle Obama's vegetable patch if you wish, but there is more to Washington than political life – museums, art galleries and colonial Georgetown, for a start... read more »
#15/17
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2
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Destination: London
Spend a few days exploring the River Thames and you will get to know the true London from a unique perspective as unknown sides to the capital become gloriously clear. ... read more »
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0
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The wild coast of California, with its long white sands, surfers and never-ending breakers, is familiar from song lyrics and movies. To experience it for real, check out these four San Diego beaches... read more »
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With its 60 miles of coast, Goa in India has a beach (and a hotel) to suit every taste, from budget to super-luxury. It's not quite like the old days, but there are spots where you can truly chill out... read more »
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