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Most visitors to Sicily stay near the beaches on the east coast but in doing so miss out on one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Palermo. Here is how I would spend 48 hours in the Sicilian capital... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Hanging out in grand cafes, browsing bookshelves and knocking back mean martinis - here’s how to combine a trip to Paris with a tour round the haunts of Hemingway and other 20th-century cultural icons... read more »
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Limericks aside, the attractive Wiltshire market town of Devizes has a long history, scenic canals and spectacular battle sites - plus a rather good brewery... read more »
#24/1200
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Take a short ferry ride to the island of Lismore, off the west coast of Scotland, to experience a place of great beauty, unique charm, and total relaxation... read more »
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East and West meet in Germany's tranquil Moselle River Valley, offering rest, relaxation and an unexpected taste of India at the Parkschlößchen Ayurvedic Spa ... read more »
#26/1200
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Enjoy a more leisurely cycle and appreciate seascapes, heritage and history rather than making a mad dash to reach Britain's northernmost point ... read more »
#27/1200
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Steam engines, steep gradients, Pullman carriages and gorgeous scenery. Welcome to the Ffestiniog Railway; a wonderful way to explore North Wales ... read more »
#28/1200
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4.8
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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 »
#29/1200
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4.8
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Destination: Iceland
What is it really like to watch a live volcano erupt? I know - I just saw one. Here's a guide to finding out how to do it safely, and what it feels like to see it taking place... read more »
#30/1200
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4.833335
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Fewer tourists, less perspiration, and lower prices – what’s not to like about New York in winter?... read more »
#31/1200
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Photographers, artists, fossil hunters, lovers of our stunningly varied English coastline; just some of the people who've discovered the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay and come back for more.... read more »
#32/1200
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4.8
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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 »
#33/1200
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5
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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 »
#34/1200
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5
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When I decided to ask my girlfriend to marry me, I shunned proposal hotspots Paris and Venice as too cliché. Instead, we headed to Slovenia, where Lake Bled provided the perfect romantic backdrop... read more »
#35/1200
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5
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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 »
#36/1200
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5
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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 »
#37/1200
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Manchester's Mecca of spice, Rusholme, boasts the highest concentration of Asian eating places in Europe. For foodies with a penchant for fiery, it's time to discover the city's famous Curry Mile... read more »
#38/1200
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Edinburgh is full of great restaurants to suit all budgets. Scottish food is world class and the restaurants highlighted here all have one thing in common - they are fabulous!... read more »
#39/1200
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Take a trip to the Tunisian resort of Sousse and you'll find glorious beaches, superb seafood and an historic old city, with the ritzy new marina at Port El Kantaoui just a short ride away... read more »
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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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