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Destination: Nottingham
It will forever be synonymous with everyone's favourite outlaw. But with a vibrant student scene, Nottingham is also an essential place to catch the latest top bands and the freshest fashion styles... read more »
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Eurostar has brought Lille within 100 minutes of London. A French city reborn and buzzing with prosperity, it would be silly not to take advantage... read more »
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Destination: Padstow, Fowey, St Ives
Move over stodgy pasties and greasy fish and chips! From Fifteen Cornwall to Rick Stein, Cornwall is now a foodie paradise... read more »
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Destination: Oxford
Oxford is known for its great colleges with their beautiful quads and "dreaming spires", unique museums and water meadow rambles. Combine these with the annual literary festival for a memorable visit... read more »
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Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
London doesn’t have to be expensive - you just need to know where to look to find entertainment, shopping bargains and even spa treatments that are easy on your pocket... read more »
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Destination: Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik’s walled old town may be tiny, but you’ll find enough buried in its nooks and crannies to keep you occupied for days... read more »
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Destination: Chester
Welcome to my Chester - a small city crammed with history, great shopping, upmarket hotels, lively nightlife and a tasty food scene. Ideal for a short break in the north west of England... read more »
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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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With a thriving young community, world-class restaurants and an endless supply of must-see attractions, there's so much more to Rotterdam than its famous shipping port... read more »
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Destination: Toronto
Trip type: Short Break
Canada’s largest city is also one of North America’s most vibrant communities. From bustling markets to some of the world’s outstanding art collections, Toronto has it all... read more »
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Once known for bombs and bullets, now Belfast is all about cocktails and craic, not to mention black taxi tours to former trouble spots and an eye-opening experience on a big wheel... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Most Parisians define themselves as Left Bank or Right Bank – but what about the islands in-between? Steeped in history, the Ile de la Cité and Ile St-Louis are great places to explore, eat and stay... read more »
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Destination: Chester
Chester's not short of cool places to shop and eat - but it's really hot stuff when it comes to history. If you know where to go, you can find fascinating treasures in the most unlikely of places...... read more »
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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 »
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Enjoy shopping heaven in Paris with my guide to the best areas to shop on the Right Bank... read more »
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Destination: Florence
Florence is home to some fabulous places to eat, but they're not always easy to find. To save you valuable time and effort, here are my tips on the best places to head for guaranteed good food... read more »
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Destination: Berlin, Germany
Germany: Berlin is an all dancing, all singing, vibrant city, sadly with a turbulent history. Taking a few hours out and walking the Berlin Wall is 'living history' and well worth the effort... 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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Enjoy shopping heaven in Paris with my guide to the best areas to shop on the Left Bank... read more »
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Destination: London
For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere. ... read more »
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