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Rialto adventurers

Top tips for enjoying Venice, city of culture and romance

by Harry B

Destination: Venice

Once you have visited Venice’s most famous sights, there is still so much to see in this delightful city and the islands of the Venetian lagoon

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Altstadt and Schloss across the Neckar, ©Nichole Martinson

Tübingen, Germany: eating, drinking and thinking

by nichole

Destination: Tubingen

Tübingen is a retreat away from fast cars, Bier and Bratwurst where many of Germany's poets and thinkers waxed poetic and thought

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Xmas Market at night

Salzburg Christmas Markets: snow, gluhwein and shopping

Destination: Salzburg

Advent is one of the most beautiful seasons in Salzburg: the first snowflakes swirl in the air, children build snowmen in the Mirabell Gardens and the scent of mulled wine wafts through the streets

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Christmas Market

Munich Christmas Markets - Gluhwein, Gifts and Gingerbread

Destination: Munich

Christmas markets are a major part of the festive season in Germany and Munich is no exception. The smells of mulled wine, spicy gingerbread and hot snacks - who can resist? Come and see for yourself

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Valletta, from Sliema (taken n my 23rd trip to Malta!)

Holiday on the island of Malta and make your own discovery

Destination: Malta

The guidebooks have got it wrong about Malta - discover the island for yourself (with a little help from me!)

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Northern Gran Canaria: rum, bananas and tropical forests

Destination: Gran Canaria

Away from the main resorts explore Northern Gran Canaria, a mountainous landscape of gorges, craters, traditional villages and hidden coves in the Canary Islands

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Castell d'Alaro jutting out from the mountain crags

Mallorca – verdant valleys and majestic mountains

Destination: Alaro

Take a break from Mallorca's turquoise waters and drive inland to the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains for breathtaking vistas, the best lamb and an idyllic boutique hotel to hide away in

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View of harbour at Marina di Corricella, Procida

Procida and Salina: Italian islands for film buffs

Destination: Procida

The Italian islands of Procida and Salina are individually charming, justifying their role as locations for famous romantic films such as 'Il Postino'

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A secluded cove on Belle Ile's west coast

Belle Île, France: beaches, shopping and picnicking

Destination: Belle-Ile-en-Mer

A few miles off the Breton coast, Belle Île has been a popular destination with French travellers since the Impressionists depicted its charms more than a century ago

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The Clare Coast

Ireland’s Clare Coast – windswept and interesting

by aoholly

Destination: Ennistymon

From spectacular sea views and daunting cliff faces, to wonderful food and pampering in style, the County Clare coast in Ireland is an area of contrasts

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