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#1/23
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4.666665
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Destination: Mombasa, Nairobi, Diani
Trip type: Beach, Cultural
Just an hour's flight from Nairobi you can relax at a Diani Beach luxury hotel overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean. However, look below the surface and things are not quite what they seem.... read more »
#2/23
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3.666665
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There's nowhere quite like the Argentinian capital: if you fancy learning to tango, feasting on the best steak ever or simply snapping up a bargain leather jacket, Buenos Aires is the place to be... read more »
#3/23
Rating:
5
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Destination: New York City
Trip type: Cultural, Eco
If you're feeling exhaustion in New York - perhaps the world's busiest city - head for Central Park. There's so much to see and doing it justice will take far longer than you might think... read more »
#4/23
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5
(1 comment)
The beauty and history of Krakow, with its magical town square and royal palace, is in stark contrast to the horrors of nearby Auschwitz. Visit both, and feel the ecstasy and agony of Poland... read more »
#5/23
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4.5
(4 comments)
Calm, clean and cultured, with an incredibly beautiful setting, Geneva is nothing short of gorgeous. It's also the perfect base for boat trips on the lake and scenic train rides high into the Alps... read more »
#6/23
Rating:
4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Chester
The Roman city of Chester boasts Britain's largest amphitheatre, the most complete city walls, the oldest sporting venue in continuous use and much more besides. Reborn, Chester waits to welcome you. ... read more »
#7/23
Rating:
4.4
(6 comments)
Destination: London
For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere. ... read more »
#8/23
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Havana, Varadero
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Family
Relax by the pool of an all-inclusive hotel, take a dip in the warm turquoise Caribbean or explore the streets of one of the world's finest colonial cities. Nowhere quite beats that Cuban rhythm ... read more »
#9/23
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Bergamo
Sitting at the base of the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is really two cities in one. The beautiful old Città Alta, with its defensive walls, towers above the modern Citta Bassa below... read more »
#10/23
Rating:
4.2
(6 comments)
Destination: London
Camden Markets have grown to become a major London tourist attraction. Goths, Punks and alternative fashions add colour, energy and a buzz that draws in tourists and Londoners by the millions ... read more »
#11/23
Rating:
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 »
#12/23
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 »
#13/23
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4
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Squeezed in-between Brazil and Argentina, the tiny nation of Uruguay is often overlooked. However, with some architectural delights, good food and fantastic beaches, it really is worth a visit... read more »
#14/23
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Ypres
Every day a service to honour the thousands who made the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War takes place in Ypres, a Belgian town with a big heart and a lot more besides... read more »
#15/23
Rating:
4
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The Niagara Falls, on the Canadian and American border, are surely one of nature's wonders. However, with a lovely old town and great wineries in abundance there's more to see than huge waterfalls... read more »
#16/23
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
New York City's iconic streets, avenues, buildings and parks have provided the backdrop for numerous movie blockbusters. Come with me on a tour of my top 10 Big Apple movie locations... read more »
#17/23
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 »
#18/23
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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 »
#19/23
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
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 »
#20/23
Rating:
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 »
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