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Destination: Palma
Most visitors to Majorca’s capital, Palma are pleasantly surprised by its cosmopolitan and upmarket feel. With the feel of a sanitised Barcelona, Palma is a easy city to explore and enjoy.... read more »
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Berwick-upon-Tweed faces the wild North Sea in the beautifully rugged county of Northumberland. Discover some of Berwick's attractions, including its historic fortifications and L S Lowry connection.... 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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As if the Majorcan capital Palma isn’t enticing enough for a weekend visit, there are plenty of easy day trips to be done from the city. Paul Read shares some of the best... read more »
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Destination: Coimbra
Coimbra in the centre of Portugal is an interesting and attractive old University town. Take a wander through its Moorish built narrow streets, and avoid the routine of the Algarve ... 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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Destination: Amsterdam
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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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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Destination: Jerash
A day trip from Jordan's capital Amman, the well preserved ruins of the Roman city at Jerash nicely rounds off any trip to Jordan. Explore temples, arches, theatres and streets... read more »
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Destination: Amsterdam
Fancy exploring a museum or attraction that’s a little bit different? Paul Read discovers that travellers looking for a wacky time are spoilt for choice in Amsterdam... read more »
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Fancy a challenge? Here are three fairly taxing hikes to take you to the finest and quietest Petra attractions. Take water, a picnic, put on those walking books and join me. ... read more »
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