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#1/133
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4.846155
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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 »
#2/133
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5
(9 comments)
I've lost my heart to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales! This small town with a village atmosphere celebrates Christmas unashamedly, appealing to the child in me as I join in the torch-lit procession... read more »
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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 »
#4/133
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Soller
If you love the smell of orange blossom and the taste of home-made ice cream, invigorating mountain walks and gentle seaside strolls, the town of Soller in Mallorca will suit you down to the ground... read more »
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5
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Set in an azure sea just to the west of Tenerife is a peaceful nature-lover’s haven, an island of rainforest trails, dramatic gorges, low-key resorts and unspoilt villages. Welcome to La Gomera... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
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 »
#7/133
Rating:
4.57143
(14 comments)
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 »
#8/133
Rating:
4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
There's more to Edinburgh than a festival - whatever time of year you visit you'll find plenty of entertaining ways to spend your time, including some you might not have thought of before...... read more »
#9/133
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4.666665
(5 comments)
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre, stroll alongside the River Mersey, or shop in some of Manchester’s most stylish independent shops, head south to Chorlton and Didsbury... read more »
#10/133
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Cornwall
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Eco
Cornwall is taking the lead when it comes to being green. Eco-friendly hotels and restaurants serve walkers, surfers, cyclists and those visitng the superb beaches and cultural offerings... read more »
#11/133
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5
(1 comment)
For families who hanker after a tropical archipelago but just can’t stomach the long-haul flight, the Isles of Scilly are ready and waiting... read more »
#12/133
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Capri
With its designer shops and fashionable bars, beautiful Capri is a favourite with the rich and famous – but a holiday there need not cost the earth. Here’s how to plan a day while saving your euros... read more »
#13/133
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Kastellorizo
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Greece’s most remote island, Kastellorizo attracts celebrities, yachties and a summer party crowd... read more »
#14/133
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Isles of Scilly
The Isles of Scilly may be just off the Cornish coast, but they're like nowhere else in the UK, with beaches that could hold their own in the Med - ideal for a British seaside holiday with a twist... read more »
#15/133
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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 »
#16/133
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5
(1 comment)
Norway’s Nordland region is an outdoor adventure lover’s dream, and has 24-hour daylight in summer. So how much can you see in a sleepless, adrenaline-fuelled weekend?... read more »
#17/133
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
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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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Helsinki
Small and sparklingly clean, with air as fresh as a newly-picked daisy: that's Helsinki. Finland’s capital city, it's also super-efficient, and a symphony of spires and Art Nouveau facades ... read more »
#19/133
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
When you've been striding the Yorkshire hills and dales, nothing beats a stay at one of the county's welcoming inns, complete with star-quality food... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Scottish Highlands
Pull on a pair of hiking boots and get some northern exposure, exploring Scotland on foot. Boutique hotels, hearty home cooking and a wee dram each night make it all the easier... read more »
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