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Skiing, off piste, apres ski, paraponting, heli-skiing, downhill racing - Val d'Isere has it all and more. Here's my guide to making the most of a winter sports break in the French resort ... read more »
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Destination: Beaune
At the heart of Burgundy's famous Cote d'Or wine region is the pretty and historic town of Beaune – the perfect base for a French food and wine break, and easily accessible from the UK by train... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Family, Short Break
Combine the theme park thrills of PortAventura with the cosmopolitan attractions of Barcelona, and you've got the ingredients for a perfect family holiday... read more »
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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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Destination: London
Hoxton is the unofficial centre of contemporary art in London. Its bars, clubs, pool rooms and restaurants are also THE destination for Londoners on a big night out... read more »
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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 »
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Destination: Sardinia
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda, playground of the rich and famous, is known as a place to splash the cash - but it's also possible to visit without a billionaire's budget... read more »
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Planning a trip to Cornwall and unsure of where to stay and what to do? Here's how we managed to cram a little bit of everything the county has to offer in to a short first-time visit... read more »
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Destination: North Wales
A day at the seaside in Anglesey can deliver more than just rock pools and sandcastles. Coasteering, with no rules and no real skills required, is an exciting new way to explore the island's coast... read more »
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Destination: New York City
Trip type: Short Break
Hotels in the Big Apple are notoriously expensive, but you can find a funky guesthouse, b&b or “Pod Room” with bunkbeds for less than $185 a night – often within a five-minute walk of Times Square... read more »
#51/1200
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Hours to wait for a ferry or tunnel shuttle, or just want a short-break in France? There are plenty of attractions in and around Calais. Here are the best sights, hotels and restaurants... read more »
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Eurostar has brought Lille within 100 minutes of London. A French city reborn and buzzing with prosperity, it would be silly not to take advantage... read more »
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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 »
#54/1200
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Destination: Oxford
Oxford is known for its great colleges with their beautiful quads and "dreaming spires", unique museums and water meadow rambles. Combine these with the annual literary festival for a memorable visit... read more »
#55/1200
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The Trondheimsfjord is one of Norway’s most beautiful fjords, bathed in a soft, golden light during long summer days and with a young and vibrant city at its centre.... read more »
#56/1200
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Afternoon tea at the Ritz may be the ultimate London cliché. So, why not avoid the uptight dress code and head for an equally glamorous alternative to indulge in the epitome in English dining?... read more »
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Destination: Slovenia
Ever wanted to try paragliding? Fairytale Lake Bled in Slovenia, with its many adventure operators, is the place to do it. To find out how it feels, and just how easy it is to arrange, read my guide... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Venice doesn't need to be a money drain. Putting in the prep and following a few simple rules will make for a more relaxed holiday - and help you focus on the charm and atmosphere of the lagoon city... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
It may be a bit off the wall - and it's definitely not what you'd call fragrant - but a tour of the Paris sewers is one of the least known and best adventures the city has to offer... read more »
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Destination: Plymouth
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With a beautiful Devon setting, lashings of historical attractions to explore, and some great places to eat, Plymouth makes the perfect place for a weekend break... read more »
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