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Stretch those sea legs and say so long to stress, with a cruise around the riverside hostelries of East Anglia ... read more »
#202/1200
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Short Break
Decent accommodation in the Eternal City doesn't have to be expensive. All these carefully vetted options are centrally located and offer doubles for less than €125 a night – one for as little as €68... read more »
#203/1200
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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 »
#204/1200
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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 »
#205/1200
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Destination: Madrid
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Enjoy shopping heaven in Madrid with my guide to the best areas to shop around Calle Serrano... read more »
#206/1200
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Europe is bejewelled with famous, historic hotels, but which ones really deserve their reputation for winning style, undiminished elegance and exceptional service? Here are six still worth the journey... read more »
#207/1200
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Destination: Calvi
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Calvi’s citadel gives you a soaring view of the sea and more than a glimpse of the rugged mountainous interior that helps to define the real character of Corsica... read more »
#208/1200
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Destination: Fes
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There's more to Morocco than Marrakech. Fes is largely ignored by British tourists, yet spending a few days here is a fascinating experience, like travelling back in time to the Middle Ages... read more »
#209/1200
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Destination: Winchelsea, Rye
Winchelsea in East Sussex, on the brink of Romney Marsh, is a beautiful centre for anyone wanting to mix hiking and history or birdwatching and beer... read more »
#210/1200
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Destination: Glasgow
Glasgow offers a number of surprising shopping experiences. But of most interest to the visitor are those that are tied to the city’s working class history as much as they are its prosperous present... read more »
#211/1200
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Spin the foodie wheel of fortune in Las Vegas and even if you lose on the casino tables you can be a winner on the buffet tables... read more »
#212/1200
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Clear blue waters and bountiful home-grown produce attract visitors to the Madeiran capital of Funchal all year round, but the city is in full colourful bloom during the spring months ... read more »
#213/1200
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Eco, Romance, Short Break
Lemon trees, gravel courtyards, butterfly sanctuaries, fragments of Ancient Roman wall… Even in frenetic Rome, you can come home to your own private garden at a b&b or boutique hotel... read more »
#214/1200
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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 »
#215/1200
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Destination: Montpellier
Are you looking for an uplifting holiday? Then fly into Montpellier for a short break, and let your spirits soar on a cloud of music... read more »
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Destination: Bergen
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Travelling by train, boat and coach from Bergen, you can see some of Norway's most scenic highlights in a single day - or add stopovers along the way and explore this stunning region in more depth... read more »
#217/1200
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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 »
#218/1200
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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 »
#219/1200
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Destination: Krakow
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With a beautiful old centre and more than enough sights to fill a weekend, the Polish city of Krakow makes a charming short-break destination. Better yet, it's great value too... read more »
#220/1200
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The beauty and history of Krakow, with its magical town square and royal palace, is in stark contrast to the horrors of nearby Auschwitz. Visit both, and feel the ecstasy and agony of Poland... read more »
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