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5
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Famous the world over for his exquisite shoes, follow in the footsteps of Jimmy Choo as he shares his favourite parts of Malaysia - his treasured homeland... read more »
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Destination: Vancouver
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
It's green, clean, and has to be seen! Even if you dislike cities, you'll love Vancouver... 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 »
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5
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Hours to wait for a ferry or tunnel shuttle, or just want a short-break in France? There are plenty of attractions in and around Calais. Here are the best sights, hotels and restaurants... read more »
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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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4.75
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Destination: Fes
The Moroccan sacred city of Fez is the unlikely setting for some sinfully luxurious accommodation - its traditional riads (boutique hotels) are great places to stay. Here are five of the best... read more »
#7/179
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4.6
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Destination: Peru
Thinking of trekking Peru's Inca Trail? Find out how to prepare, what to pack and how to cope - and help maximise your chances of reaching Machu Picchu alive, healthy and (hopefully) smiling!... read more »
#8/179
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4.666665
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Destination: Positano
Whenever I go on holiday I gain inspiration for my designs. Positano in Italy not only provides me with this, but offers the perfect setting to relax, swim and explore ... read more »
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5
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Destination: Salzburg
Salzburg is full of glorious architecture, quaint coffee shops, towering turrets and look-at-me churches - but it's also a thoroughly modern city, with great places to shop, eat and sleep... read more »
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5
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Destination: Venice
Experience food shopping at its most Venetian while putting together a picnic. Read my guide and find out where to buy the finest cakes in Venice, excellent cheese and some perfectly quaffable wine... read more »
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5
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Destination: Paris
We all associate Paris with romance – and on a short break, its small, individual hotels offer a mix of urban glamour and villagey charm, comfort and privacy. Here are six of my favourites... read more »
#12/179
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5
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Destination: London
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
If you only have a weekend to shop for an interior design project in London, read my guide on where to find the best boutiques and specialist stores. Make sure that you eat and stay in style too... read more »
#13/179
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5
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping
The delightful cobbled lanes around these two Roman landmarks are great places to browse for antiques, design, books, jewellery, and offbeat fashion items in Rome... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping
South of Corso Vittorio you'll find Rome's most picturesque produce market, a whole street of cut-price fashion stores, and a scattering of quirky design and homeware emporiums... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
In a world dominated by global brands, Rome still abounds with small, characterful boutiques and delis. From Italian cheeses to shoes, oil paints and ecclesiastical cloth, the Eternal City has it all... read more »
#16/179
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5
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Destination: Barcelona
Barcelona’s prettiest barrio - or district - has become home to some of its finest food shops. Take a mouth-watering tour... read more »
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5
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Destination: Hong Kong
If you're after a taste of the high life, Hong Kong can deliver in spades, with ultra-luxe hotels, superb restaurants, top-class shopping and nightlife enough for any party animal... read more »
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5
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Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Stylish Istanbul is a shopper’s paradise, but chic boutiques and glossy shopping malls are only half the story. Don’t miss the total sensory overload of the city’s most ancient bazaars... read more »
#19/179
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3.666665
(4 comments)
There's nowhere quite like the Argentinian capital: if you fancy learning to tango, feasting on the best steak ever or simply snapping up a bargain leather jacket, Buenos Aires is the place to be... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Taiwan, Taipei
Eye of newt and toe of frog – Macbeth’s witches could have done the weekly grocery shop in fascinating Taipei, while Harry Potter could fill his tuckbox for Hogwarts ... read more »
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