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Destination: Venice
Planning a trip to Venice? Here are some unusual suggestions and tips you probably won't find in your guidebook, including some of our favourite places to eat... read more »
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5
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Destination: Aberdovey
Aberdovey is a great place for an activity-packed summer weekend of sun, sea and sand without the hordes... read more »
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5
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Destination: Jamaica
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Winter Sun
Most visitors to Jamaica hole up in large, characterless all-inclusive hotels – but you don't have to. Here are five quirkier, small-scale and affordable alternatives with oodles of local charm... read more »
#4/46
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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: 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 »
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5
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Destination: Tobago, Scarborough
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Food and Drink
Tobago is a Caribbean gem, with pristine beaches, protected rainforests, abundant bird life and great food. Above all, though, it has wonderful people keen for you to enjoy their fabulous island... read more »
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5
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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 »
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5
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Destination: London
It is one of the world's most expensive cities, but a holiday in London doesn't have to cost the earth. There are plenty of cheap ways to eat, drink, travel and absorb the culture of the UK capital... read more »
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5
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Destination: Lisbon
Trip type: Short Break
Explore the many sides of Lisbon’s character and you'll find this beautiful, gleaming city has plenty to cheer even the famously reserved locals ... read more »
#10/46
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5
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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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5
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Destination: Marrakech
Trip type: Short Break
Marrakech has become a fashionable luxury destination, all boutique riads and fancy Moroccan cuisine. But you can still enjoy it on a budget, just as the hippies who flocked here in the Sixties did... 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 »
#13/46
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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With rugged cliffs and picturesque coves, tumbling waterfalls and historic castles, Northern Ireland is tailor-made for the kind of idyllic family holiday that childhood memories are made of... read more »
#15/46
Rating:
4.333335
(3 comments)
Destination: Amsterdam
Trip type: Short Break
It’s a classic destination for backpackers and travellers on a budget, but Amsterdam can be shockingly expensive. For a city break that doesn’t break the bank, here are 20 money-saving ideas... read more »
#16/46
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Barcelona has something for everyone - families, food-lovers, culture buffs, beach babes, romantic couples, or anyone who just wants a short break somewhere exciting, vibrant and very European... read more »
#17/46
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4
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Emilia-Romagna: an Italian designer, a vintage wine or maybe even a type of cheese? Some might wonder, because this part of central Italy is not on the typical tourist circuit... read more »
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Destination: Zurich
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Zurich may have an image of staunch conservatism but there are fun and games to be found on every street during a weekend break ... read more »
#19/46
Rating:
4
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If you're in need of a break from hectic city life, why not spend a weekend exploring the Welsh market town of Abergavenny by mountain bike, then indulging yourself in a gastropub or fine restaurant... read more »
#20/46
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4
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Destination: Venice
Visitors to Venice can find their wallets emptying rather rapidly - so here are a few suggestions for places to stay and eat without breaking the bank... read more »
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