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5
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Both are full-blooded cities of southwest France, with accents forged by cassoulet, fighting and rugby football. Toulouse is bigger, Carcassonne more visited. So which is the short-break favourite?... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Gourmet restaurants, amazing architecture and quirky spas - when it comes to luxurious short breaks, the French capital ticks all the right boxes... read more »
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Destination: London
Hoxton is the unofficial centre of contemporary art in London. Its bars, clubs, pool rooms and restaurants are also THE destination for Londoners on a big night out... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Manchester
Manchester more than lives up to the 'hedonistic party town' hype, but the city also has much to offer in the daytime. Read this guide to learn more about Manchester's lesser-known sober side...... read more »
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Las Vegas is a city like no other, with opulent hotels, lavish entertainment, non-stop fun – and a host of free attractions. In this guide, I hope to help first-timers get the most out of Sin City... read more »
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This port city of Tenerife is the place to go for winter sun, nightlife and tax-free shopping – plus a pristine stretch of tropical beach. In Santa Cruz, you get two short breaks for the price of one…... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Berlin
Relics of the Cold War that divided Europe, great museums, home brewed beer, heavy metal bars and the birthplace of the doner kebab - Berlin's got the lot ... read more »
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4
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Destination: Eindhoven
The Dutch city of Eindhoven has a wealth of art museums, design houses and buildings to explore on a weekend break... read more »
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4
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Destination: Budapest
Trip type: Short Break
Magnificent architecture, great value food, and seriously good cocktails - what's not to like about Budapest?... read more »
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Is it possible to fly to Dublin and stay two nights for less than £100? On a budget stag-party weekend, I put that theory to the test – and discovered ways of saving money in the Irish capital as well... read more »
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Destination: Heidelberg
Experience the magic of the festive season at Heidelberg's Christmas Market on the Hauptstrasse - the longest shopping street in Germany... read more »
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4
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Whether you're into cider, real ale, gourmet pies, Banksy or even Noel Edmonds, my pick of Bristol’s most interesting and hip hostelries should keep you entertained and well oiled... read more »
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4
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Soak up Berlin's compelling atmosphere and take in countless historic sights before hitting the trendy bars and restaurants for cocktails and cabaret in this coolest of cities... read more »
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4
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Destination: Naples, Pompeii
Trip type: Short Break
Naples is dirty, rubbish-strewn, full of shouting locals and Mafioso bosses wearing sunglasses, but it also has a strange charm. Go there, and fall in love... read more »
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4
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Stag parties are increasingly invading the great cities of Europe, but there's a lack of information out there for the best man. Where to go? Where to stay? What to drink? Read on for the essentials... read more »
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Destination: Riga
The charming city of Riga is a must have experience for anyone wanting to personalise a break to suit their own schedule and interests... read more »
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3.666665
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A little known fact about London is that, sometimes, you can find a little village nestled in a very big city. Bermondsey Street is London's next village high street. ... read more »
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3.5
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Destination: Milan
Milan may be famous for its fashion but read my guide where I scratch below the superficial surface taking you to the best restaurants, bars and sights... read more »
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Destination: Helsinki
Jacques Chirac was once very rude about Finnish food - but just ignore him. Head for Helsinki and you'll find some great places to eat... read more »
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Destination: Amsterdam
Amsterdam's formerly grubby image has been scraped away to reveal a clean, collected, and yes, cool one underneath... read more »
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