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The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.... read more »
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5
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Cosmopolitan, cool and constantly eventful, London's South Bank is the place to be to get away from the Oxford Street crowds while taking in some culture... read more »
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Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac and F Scott Fitzgerald were among the writers who lived in Paris. Their spirit lives on in the bookshops, cafés and streets of the Left Bank... read more »
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A rich blend of cultures and influences have played their part in making Seville the magnificent city it is today, with charming old quarters, beautiful gardens and stunning historical attractions... read more »
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4
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Take in the beauty of the Bay of Naples and wander round the quaint city of Sorrento. Get tips for the best ways to pass the time in the city regarded as one of the finest in Italy... read more »
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Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí left his mark firmly on Barcelona. Escape the crowds on Las Ramblas to follow his trail, from the undulating paths of the Parc Guell to the 'melting' Sagrada Familia... 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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If you don't want to swelter in a queue to see the Colosseum or the Pantheon, read on. From the Il Vittoriale war memorial to an optically puzzling church, Rome has plenty of alternative sights... read more »
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4
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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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Once you've relaxed as much as you possibly can in Sorrento, it makes a great base for further exploration, with Capri, Vesuvius, Pompeii and Naples all just a day trip away... read more »
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4
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It's the seventh largest city in the world, and it's uniquely, indescribably Russian. To visit Moscow is to experience another world - and you'll need help... read more »
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3.666665
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Valencia is a city of backstreets and grand promenades, great old buildings and vibrant new city complexes. You'll never want to leave... read more »
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3
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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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People tend to think that Newcastle is home to the Angel of the North, the Baltic Centre and the Millennium Bridge. It's not. These and other tourist sights are across the River Tyne in Gateshead... read more »
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It is the most European of Russia's cities, a sea of designer labels and familiar Western brands. But the drab poverty is still a culture shock – and there's something you should know about hotels…... read more »
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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
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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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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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