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5
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Destination: Venice
Once you have visited Venice’s most famous sights, there is still so much to see in this delightful city and the islands of the Venetian lagoon... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Planning a trip to Venice? Here are some unusual suggestions and tips you probably won't find in your guidebook, including some of our favourite places to eat... read more »
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4.8
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Destination: North Island
Escape the crowds on New Zealand's North Island and head east to discover rugged coastal scenery, deserted beaches, spectacular lakes and authentic Maori culture... read more »
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5
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I've lost my heart to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales! This small town with a village atmosphere celebrates Christmas unashamedly, appealing to the child in me as I join in the torch-lit procession... read more »
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5
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The rosé wines of Provence are routinely rubbished by experts. That's because experts know nothing. In truth, the pinks heighten the sensuality of the sunlit south. We should get among them... read more »
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5
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With its quirky charm, its inspirational captain and its captivating story, the Falla shows the Great Barrier Reef as it deserves to be seen.... read more »
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4.8
(6 comments)
A mighty castle,a huge cobbled market place,an original Georgian theatre where you can appear onstage,walks beside the tumbling brown River Swale- fine ingredients for a special break,don't you think?... read more »
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4.57143
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See the Great Barrier Reef from the air, snorkel in a coral lagoon and camp on your own private island - these are the best ways to experience the real beauty of Australia's Whitsunday Islands... read more »
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4.666665
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Photographers, artists, fossil hunters, lovers of our stunningly varied English coastline; just some of the people who've discovered the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay and come back for more.... read more »
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5
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When I decided to ask my girlfriend to marry me, I shunned proposal hotspots Paris and Venice as too cliché. Instead, we headed to Slovenia, where Lake Bled provided the perfect romantic backdrop... read more »
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5
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Every winter the Arctic night skies put on a mesmerising light show: the aurora borealis. There are lots of ways, and places to see it. Here are suggestions in Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland... read more »
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5
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Destination: San Blas Islands
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Romance
Far from city stresses and strains, the San Blas Islands of Panama have an interesting indigenous culture, white sandy beaches and an increasingly eco-friendly approach to tourism... read more »
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5
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If Croatia is the new Italy, then the Istrian peninsular is Italy in miniature – Venetian architecture, Roman remains, beach-life, great food and drink – see it all by hopping from resort to resort...... read more »
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5
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Destination: Lautoka
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year, Nightlife
A holiday in Fiji tastes sweeter during Lautoka's annual Sugar Festival. Find out what else to do in Fiji's second city, where the locals sway to a Bollywood beat... read more »
#15/313
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5
(2 comments)
Destination: Katoomba, Sydney, Manly
Just because you're visiting Sydney as a backpacker doesn't mean you can't do romantic dates - try these three ideas for amorous outings that won't break the bank... read more »
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5
(4 comments)
With its benign climate and pristine beaches, Palm Beach is a popular destination. To get an edge on other tourists, follow the advice of a local. Here's where to stay, shop, eat, drink and shop... read more »
#17/313
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5
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Vivacious and vain, breezy and blithe, posing around its shimmering harbour. Sydney is a sun-kissed show-off with a whimsical grin... read more »
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5
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Destination: Sydney
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Gap Year
This guide is going out to those legions of skint backpackers Down Under, determined to make the most of their time in Sydney despite their shrinking wallets... read more »
#19/313
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Kyoto
When seeking something unique in Kyoto, forget Gion. Instead, head for Kanga-an, a temple tucked away in a residential area and boasting the most unlikely of features – an idyllic bar run by monks... read more »
#20/313
Rating:
4.75
(6 comments)
Destination: Procida, Salina
The Italian islands of Procida and Salina are individually charming, justifying their role as locations for famous romantic films such as 'Il Postino'... read more »
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