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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: Moscow
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
A visit to Russia’s capital is a full-on experience that leaves nobody indifferent to the city's unique atmosphere... 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: St. Petersburg
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
St Petersburg has well and truly shaken off its dowdy Soviet past and reinvented itself as a vibrant city with a glittering history... read more »
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Destination: Kiev
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
From boxing champs to bowls of borsch, Kiev's quirky attractions make it one of the highlights of the former Soviet bloc... 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: Baku, Sheki
Trip type: Cultural
Azerbaijan’s oil wealth is transforming the little-known former Soviet republic, but behind Baku’s modern façade lies a traditional heart best explored through a long musical heritage... read more »
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Destination: Tbilisi
With the travel industry ever on the lookout for 'the new Prague’, it’s surprising that Georgia’s capital city of Tblisi hasn’t yet joined the hit list ... read more »
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Destination: Girona, Figueras, Montserrat
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Tired of over-priced paella and Thierry Henry T-shirts? Then avoid the tourist traps of Barcelona and explore the lesser-known towns of Catalunya instead, like Figueres and Girona... read more »
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Destination: Ulan Bator
Trip type: Cultural
After a week in the Siberian wilderness, Ulan Baatur was a noisy, dusty shock to the system - but a chance encounter on Sukhbaatur Square changed all that... 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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