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Destination: London
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
If you only have a weekend to shop for an interior design project in London, read my guide on where to find the best boutiques and specialist stores. Make sure that you eat and stay in style too... read more »
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Destination: London
It is one of the world's most expensive cities, but a holiday in London doesn't have to cost the earth. There are plenty of cheap ways to eat, drink, travel and absorb the culture of the UK capital... read more »
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Cosmopolitan, cool and constantly eventful, London's South Bank is the place to be to get away from the Oxford Street crowds while taking in some culture... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
In a world dominated by global brands, Rome still abounds with small, characterful boutiques and delis. From Italian cheeses to shoes, oil paints and ecclesiastical cloth, the Eternal City has it all... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Short Break
When flights are so cheap, why spend a fortune on a hotel? In Barcelona, with its Gaudi architecture, vibrant nightlife and street performers on the Ramblas, you can stay in style for €65 a night... read more »
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Much as it likes to perpetuate its jetset reputation, bargains do exist on the Côte d'Azur. Here are five stylish budget hotels, whether you're after summer beach or the French Riviera's winter sun... read more »
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Destination: Chester
Chester's not short of cool places to shop and eat - but it's really hot stuff when it comes to history. If you know where to go, you can find fascinating treasures in the most unlikely of places...... read more »
#168/1200
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Destination: Florence
Cross the Arno, leave the Uffizi and other famous landmarks of Florence behind, and enter a world of real shops, bars full of locals, traditional food and artisan workshops. This is the Oltrarno... read more »
#169/1200
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Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Stylish Istanbul is a shopper’s paradise, but chic boutiques and glossy shopping malls are only half the story. Don’t miss the total sensory overload of the city’s most ancient bazaars... read more »
#170/1200
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Take a break in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon and you'll discover a impressive city that's awash with history.... read more »
#171/1200
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Destination: Majorca
The Majorcan countryside has some of the prettiest landscapes in Spain, and over the past few years some gorgeous places to stay have opened. Here are five of the best... read more »
#172/1200
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Destination: Oslo
On Norway’s national day, in May, Oslo shuts down and is transformed into a sea of waving flags, national costumes and fluffy ice cream, making it the ideal time to experience Norwegian culture... read more »
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Head to Millau and Nimes in the south of France to visit two world-class bridges that are two hours and a couple of thousand years apart - and sample some very fine food along the way. Here's how...... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Rome isn't known for its cheap hotels, but internet bookers are driving down prices while a new crop of boutique b&bs is offering style on a budget. Here are my tips on where, and when, to stay... read more »
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By: Lyn Eyb
Destination: Derby
Trip type: Short Break
Derby's not what it was - and all the better for it. This former industrial powerhouse has now transformed itself into a modern city... read more »
#176/1200
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Destination: Zagreb
Make the most of a short break in Croatia’s capital with this guide to the architecture, cafés, restaurants, sights and places to stay... read more »
#177/1200
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Destination: Tuscany
Take a tour of the historic castles and wine estates of Tuscany's Chianti country and you could find yourself on the trail of otherworldly beings as well... read more »
#178/1200
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Walt Disney World in Florida is called 'the happiest place on earth' for a reason - but it's only true if you don't queue. Here's how to do the Magic Kingdom without tears and tantrums... read more »
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Destination: Sete
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
The lively French Mediterranean port of Sete is the perfect place to indulge a passion for seafood and long sandy beaches... read more »
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Avignon has culture, history, good food and beautiful women. So does Aix-en-Provence. How on earth are we to choose? Allow me to explain... read more »
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