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Do a little investigating around Torquay and along the English Riviera and you’ll discover the South Devon delights that so inspired the world’s greatest crime novelist... read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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Destination: Dubrovnik
It's hard to believe that less than 20 years ago, much of Dubrovnik's Old Town was in ruins. These days, after massive restoration, it's the perfect place for a lazy city break... read more »
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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 »
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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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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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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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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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Destination: Tuscany
For opera buffs, following in Puccini's footsteps around Tuscany and watching his works performed under the stars in Torre del Lago makes for a blissful break... read more »
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Following the Bard in Stratford-upon-Avon takes in some gruesome medical facts, glorious gardens and scrummy cakes along the way ... read more »
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Finding Tuscany a little pricey these days? Then head a little further east to the historic cities, attractive countryside and beaches of Le Marche, where your holiday euro stretches further ... read more »
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Destination: Lake Como
On Como, one of Italy's loveliest lakes, Verdi wrote La Traviata, while Rossini and Liszt sought inspiration gazing across the peaceful waters to the mountains soaring up from the shore... read more »
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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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