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Ghent's gorgeous waterways

24 hours in Ghent: the beer, the cruise, the ceiling shoes

by rfield

Destination: Ghent

For some unfathomable reason, mass tourism has not arrived in Ghent…yet. Find out why Europe's biggest city in the 14th century is its most underrated in the 21st.

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Cruising along the Gota Canal (Rederiaktiebolaget Gota Kanal)

Midnight sun on a Swedish canal trip

Destination: Gothenburg

The canals that link Gothenburg and Stockholm, the North Sea and the Baltic, come alive when turn-of-the-century boats cruise along them, in a river trip unlike any other in Europe

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Delft

Culture, cycling and cafes on a citybreak to Delft, Holland

Destination: Delft

A typical Dutch city, Delft is full of historical charm, pretty canals, medieval churches and lively café culture - and as an ex-resident, I know just the right places to go when you're there

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Canal cutting

A walk along the Shropshire Union canal

Destination: Staffordshire

Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.

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Nyhavn

Copenhagen on a backpacker budget

by Rach

Destination: Copenhagen

Copenhagen has the reputation of being an expensive place to visit, but it's perfectly possible to have a fun, inspiring time in this wonderful city on a limited budget. I know - I did it!

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Navigating the locks on the Brecon and Abergavenny Canal

Messing about in Monmouthshire

Destination: Abergavenny

From picturesque waterways to rolling hills and romantic ruins, Monmouthshire offers a wealth of wonderful views

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Canalside Pub

Successful Canal Holidays: It’s All In The Planning

Destination: Oxford

Forewarned is forearmed if you want to realise the dream of a stress-free holiday on the UK’s canals. Some of your most important decisions will be agreeing where to go and who to go with

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Cruising the canals in Amsterdam

The New Face of Amsterdam

Destination: Amsterdam

It's time to look beyond the old cliches of canals and cafes - Amsterdam has changed dramatically in the last decade, and an exciting new city is emerging

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Walking on water in Amsterdam

Destination: Amsterdam

Get beyond the tourist tat, the sex museum and the stands of brightly painted clogs, and you can discover a very different kind of Amsterdam, where water will guide your way

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View of Bruge from the Belfort

Bruges: Belgium's little Venice

Destination: bruges

Bruges has more to offer than just chocolate or beer, and can be just as romantic as the likes of Paris or Rome.

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