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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: Colva
Trip type: Beach, Family, Winter Sun
This is one of the longest beaches in the world, and one of the most beautiful. Even though mass tourism has arrived it is still a place of wonder, magic and calm. As my return visit reminds me.... read more »
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From Malibu in the north to Disneyland in the south, Los Angeles is the American dream supersized. Here is just a glimpse of the attractions you can find along its golden shores.... read more »
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The eight-mile ride from Oakland to San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge is your introduction to a breathtaking city that defies all classifications. Like its inhabitants, it's full of surprises... 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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My guide reckons New York City has everything - does the Big Apple really have it all for the perfect break?... 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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It's living the American dream, constantly on the move searching out the next delight just around the corner. Rent a car and you can cover an amazing amount of Florida in just two or three weeks... 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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Destination: Kovalam
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Winter Sun
This world-famous trio of beaches in Kerala, southern India, has working fishermen, a laid-back lifestyle and a varied selection of hotels from the basic to the super luxurious. ... 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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