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#1/82
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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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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 »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Broadstairs
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Broadstairs has so much to offer, from summer festivals and rock pools on the beach to the best ice cream parlour for miles - you certainly won't be bored... read more »
#4/82
Rating:
4.57143
(17 comments)
Destination: Nice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Nice is a city of contrasts with ultra-modern touches and a fascinating history. You can easily spend money in the city's tempting shops and restaurants but read my guide to make your money go further... read more »
#5/82
Rating:
4.5
(9 comments)
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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5
(1 comment)
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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Rating:
5
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Destination: Porto
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
A short trip to Porto is just enough time to sample the city's highlights, from tasting the wares of the port lodges to watching the world go by in the parks... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: York
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break, Spa
Middlethorpe Hall hotel and spa in York is the perfect spot for a bit of luxury and a lot of mother-daughter bonding... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Valencia
A trip to Valencia wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Here's how to get the best from this fabulously futuristic attraction... read more »
#10/82
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5
(1 comment)
Cafe culture, high culture, high-end shopping and the world's most delicious pizza and chocolate. If you're looking for an unforgettable Italian mini-break, Turin luck... read more »
#11/82
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Short Break
Happily for these credit-crunched times, much that is wonderful about Paris is free, from strolling along its leafy boulevards to chilling out beside the Seine... read more »
#12/82
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Much as it likes to perpetuate its jetset reputation, bargains do exist on the Côte d'Azur. Here are five stylish budget hotels, whether you're after summer beach or the French Riviera's winter sun... read more »
#13/82
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Montpellier
Trip type: Short Break
The vibrant university town of Montpellier is one of the most dynamic in France - and by way of a bonus, it’s also just a stone’s throw from the Mediterranean... read more »
#14/82
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With its monuments, Gothic churches and bookshops, the old university district of Paris is a tourist trap. Delve deeper, and find a place where Parisians actually live. Here’s how to enjoy it in a day... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Standing on the very link between Europe and Asia, Istanbul also marries modern and ancient, and is one of the most amazing cities in the world... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
For an authentic Spanish experience off the tourist beat, spend a couple of days in Valladolid, home to one of Spain’s most important museums and also a bit of a gourmet hotspot ... read more »
#17/82
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Venice
Wonderful holidays are created by wonderful experiences. I have distilled the best moments from over 30 trips to Venice so you can make the most of your short break... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
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Destination: Lyon
Lyon is supposed to be dreary and grey. So what is it about this surprisingly stylish and lively French city that will have visitors singing?... read more »
#19/82
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
The Danish capital is a joy for foodies, shoppers and culture-lovers alike. Here's where to go, where to stay and where to eat on a wonderful weekend in Copenhagen... read more »
#20/82
Rating:
4.333335
(3 comments)
Destination: Madrid
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There is much more to Madrid than football. Experience fine dining, great culture, glorious gardens and celebrated art that's worth even more than Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in this vibrant city.... read more »
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