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#1/31
Rating:
4.833335
(9 comments)
Destination: Galway
Galway - steeped in music and history; filled with friendly folk, festivals and crammed with cosy pubs, culture and craic. Get yourself to Galway; City of Tribes, Vibes and the time of your lives....... read more »
#2/31
Rating:
4.8
(6 comments)
Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Home to artists and intellectuals in the 1930s and the University of London today, Bloomsbury's Georgian garden squares, museums and galleries are well known, but there are hidden spots to discover... read more »
#3/31
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Be it a picnic, park or promenade, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Paris for free. What you may not know is that you can eat, sleep and travel to the city for absolutely nothing...... read more »
#4/31
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Take a break in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon and you'll discover a impressive city that's awash with history.... read more »
#5/31
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Glasgow
Glasgow offers a number of surprising shopping experiences. But of most interest to the visitor are those that are tied to the city’s working class history as much as they are its prosperous present... read more »
#6/31
Rating:
4.333335
(8 comments)
Destination: Godalming
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There are few more quintessentially English towns than Surrey’s Godalming that are also within easy striking distance of London, and so perfect for a day trip or weekend break... read more »
#7/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
It's time to look beyond the old cliches of canals and cafes - Amsterdam has changed dramatically in the last decade, and an exciting new city is emerging... read more »
#8/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Benidorm
Design might not be the first thing you associate with Benidorm, but the mega resort on the Costa Blanca is a microcosm of 1960s and 70s architecture. The contemporary buildings are pretty groovy, too... read more »
#9/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Boulder
Boulder, Colorado enjoys year-round sunshine, clear mountain air, a welcoming and positive vibe, entertainment and culture, outdoor activities and adventure. What more could you ask for? ... read more »
#10/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
I'm not bored of Coniston yet, and I still love Windermere. But can I find a new angle on England's magnificent Lake District?... read more »
#11/31
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Glasgow
Whether you are after a designer dress or a diamond engagement ring, Glasgow is a shopaholic's dream. Here are my suggestions on where to spend, spend, spend ... read more »
#12/31
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Driving from Devon to Newcastle with fidgety children could have been a fraught experience. An overnight stop at Chesterfield in the Peak District relieved the tedium and refreshed body and mind.... read more »
#13/31
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Valletta
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Explore the wealth of attractions and historical interest behind Valletta's mighty city walls... read more »
#14/31
Rating:
3.8
(5 comments)
Destination: London
Want to spend a day in London without breaking the bank? This guide reveals a host of East London attractions that are completely free - and well away from the crowded, well worn tourist track... read more »
#15/31
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Brighton
Chirpy seafront bars, homely real ale pubs, swish cocktail joints staffed by supercool mixologists – whatever floats your boat, you’ll probably find it in this most convivial of cities.... read more »
#16/31
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
Destination: Madrid
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Oh-so-cool neighbourhood packed with funky boutiques. ... read more »
#17/31
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0
(0 comments)
Destination: Madrid
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
One-off boutiques and vintage fashion in boho barrio. ... read more »
#18/31
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
Destination: Madrid
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Downtown Madrid is packed with a mix of traditional shops and high-street names.... read more »
#19/31
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0
(0 comments)
Destination: Brighton, Hove
High street basics? Or something utterly unique? Whatever you're after, Brighton's eclectic shopping streets can deliver. I'll point you in the right direction.... read more »
#20/31
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0
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Destination: Brighton
Brighton's cultural calendar features world-class comedy, music, theatre and dance. Oh yes – and the biggest annual arts festival in England. Edinburgh, eat your heart out.... read more »
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