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#61/1298
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
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 »
#62/1298
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 »
#63/1298
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
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 »
#64/1298
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
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 »
#65/1298
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
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 »
#66/1298
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
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 »
#67/1298
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
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 »
#68/1298
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
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 »
#69/1298
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
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 »
#70/1298
Rating:
4.8
(5 comments)
Sassy and smart, the Meatpacking District is the place for New York's young movers and shakers to head for swish boutiques, trendy restaurants and rooftop martinis... read more »
#71/1298
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: St-Tropez
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Fancy joining the jetset in St Tropez? Here's the lowdown on the best places to stay and where to play. Just be prepared to pay...... read more »
#72/1298
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Destination: Sandakan, Borneo
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Borneo is the perfect destination for those stuck in the urban jungle wanting to get a taste of the real thing... read more »
#73/1298
Rating:
4.75
(6 comments)
Destination: Procida, Salina
The Italian islands of Procida and Salina are individually charming, justifying their role as locations for famous romantic films such as 'Il Postino'... read more »
#74/1298
Rating:
4.75
(8 comments)
Destination: Norwich
It may have been raining when I got to Norwich but it didn't dampen my spirits. How I discovered a super weekend break destination that had me dancing in the puddles with happiness... read more »
#75/1298
Rating:
4.6
(7 comments)
Shaba, in Kenya's arid north, remains relatively unvisited. Conservationist Joy Adamson, of Born Free fame, lived and died here - now you can safari in the same savage, beautiful land she called home... read more »
#76/1298
Rating:
4.8
(6 comments)
Destination: Mostar
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The Mostar bridge is perhaps the most recognisable landmark in Bosnia Herzegovina. This makes it a busy place, but there is a way to see it without the crowds... ... read more »
#77/1298
Rating:
4.8
(5 comments)
Destination: Grindavik, Reykjavik
Trip type: Short Break, Spa
No trip to Iceland would be complete without a few hours enjoying the mineral rich waters of the Blue Lagoon... read more »
#78/1298
Rating:
4.666665
(11 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Come with me through the dark side of Scotland's capital and follow in the tracks of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Deacon Brodie, Burke and Hare, Sherlock Holmes and Inspector Rebus... read more »
#79/1298
Rating:
4.666665
(9 comments)
Destination: Paris
On a recent trip to Paris I faced one short break with one very long to-do list. Here's how I managed to see it all and still have a stress-free weekend...... read more »
#80/1298
Rating:
4.625
(15 comments)
Destination: Sabah, Sandakan
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Eco
Get up close and personal with Borneo's wildlife. Then discover Sandakan's fascinating history... read more »
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