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Cala Bosc Lago

Sun, Surprises and Solitude in Western Menorca

Destination: Minorca

It’s the surprises that make Western Menorca special – the secret is knowing where to look.

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A taste of Peles castle

Transylvania: castles, culture and fang-free fun!

Destination: Transylvania

Transylvania: it's not all about Dracula, darkness and danger, you know! Visit during any season for a cultural and historical heaven - with some amazing scenery thrown in.

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Piazza Anfiteatro - Lucca

Leisurely Lucca and Northern Tuscany

Destination: Lucca

There is a timeless quality to atmospheric Lucca. Perhaps it is the narrow street plan, unchanged since Roman times, complete with forum and amphitheatre footprint

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Camel's head on a butcher's hook, Fes souk

Fes and Beyond: Apes, Romans and Giant Swimming Pools

Destination: Fes

An amazing city break in its own right, Fes can also act as a base for a week unearthing the mixture of history and landscapes nestling in the foothills of the Middle Atlas

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Mellieha church

Malta: Mellieha and the Northern Beaches

Destination: Mellieha

Some people say Malta is like Marmite – you either love it or hate it! For me, it is the former and a love that began not long after I could walk

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The Blue Nile Falls at Tis Abay

Hunting Hippos and History in Ethiopia

Destination: Ethiopia

Ethiopia has come a long way in the past few years and, as well as amazing wildlife and unique historic sights, offers a truly different experience for those prepared to seek it out

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Looking down on the restaurant in The Station

Romantic Richmond and its "Ivory Tower"

A mighty castle,a huge cobbled market place,an original Georgian theatre where you can appear onstage,walks beside the tumbling brown River Swale- fine ingredients for a special break,don't you think?

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The meadows where it all starts - Christoph Lingg/Archiv Bregenzerwald Tourismus

Schubert, cheese and hiking in Bregenzerwald, Austria

Destination: Bregenz

The connection between the music of Schubert, cheese making and hiking may not, at first, be obvious. A visit to Bregenzerwald in western Austria reveals that there is a strong connection

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Cafe Royal bar never this quiet!

Nightlife in Edinburgh: traditional bars, music and dancing

Destination: Edinburgh

Real bars. No themes. No DJs. Just locals chatting with great beer, some live Scottish music and wild Scottish dancing.

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Ancient buildings on Godalming's quaint High Street

Godalming – much more than street lighting and The Pepperpot

Destination: Godalming

There are few more quintessentially English towns than Surrey’s Godalming that are also within easy striking distance of London, and so perfect for a day trip or weekend break

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