More Than The Sun: Active Lanzarote

I have to confess. For years now, I’ve been doing Lanzarote a disservice. See I pigeon-holed (Canary-holed?) Lanzarote into the ‘Typical Sun Holiday’ category that it, and the other Canaries, so often get placed in. In my defence, the last time I was...
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Where to Go in July and August

Looking for a summer escape in Europe? From music festivals to paradise beaches and weekend breaks, we've got a few suggestions to help you get away... July   France: Sport. Sport. Sport. It’s all going on in France this July. The...
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French Phrases to Get You Through The Games

So, you're off to France for the games... a bit of travelling, lots of cheering and maybe a couple of pints while you're there, yeah? Well, France is one of those places where it's particularly helpful to have a few local phrases on-hand. There are...
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7 Selfie Hotspots in Prague

Steeped in history and rich in culture, it’s hard to believe that 30 years ago the Czech capital was still something of a mystery to European travellers. Now one of the most in-demand city-break destinations on the continent, millions of tourists...
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Choose Italy: 8 Reasons to Book a Summer Holiday in Puglia

  Puglia (poo-lia) is the region in the heel of Italy’s boot, also called by its Latin name Apulia. With its distinctive food, architecture and atmosphere, the area looks and feels completely different to the rest of the country. Not unlike a...
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5 Delicious Things to Eat in Crete

The largest of the Greek islands, Crete is known for its breath-taking golden beaches and scorching hot summers. But what I love most about the island is the food. It’s nothing too fancy and there are no overly sophisticated ingredients; wild herbs...
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Nine Reasons Everyone Should Go To Aveyron

The Aveyron region in the south of France is just a bit different. Although biggest, it’s probably the least-explored department in France, and it’s certainly the most sparsely populated. Visit the region and you might easily get the feeling that...
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Italy Uncovered: Why You Need to See Le Marche

Pronounced MAR-kay, this thumb-shaped region of eastern Italy is a beautiful and surprisingly affordable alternative to Tuscany. It's got beaches  (180km of sparkling turquoise Adriatic coastline to its east), mountains (the Apennines border its...
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10 Good Reasons to Visit Cork

Jam-packed with buzzing pubs, fantastic galleries, thought-provoking museums and arguably the best restaurant scene in Ireland, Cork is the perfect city break destination. Check out these 10 good reasons to pay the 'rebel county' a...
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7 Must Sees on a Walking Tour of Athens

You've got a few precious hours to explore a new city.  You could A: Play it safe and take a hop-on, hop-off bus tour. B: Waste some time getting lost while following directions from a guidebook.  C: Let a local show you around, see all the important...
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Beside the Seaside: Things to Do In Deauville

Deauville, on Normandy’s Côte Fleurie, was known for a long time as a seaside escape for well-heeled Parisians. A bit formal and a bit fancy, it became a place famous for horse racing, yachting galas, casinos, film festivals, and all the things that...
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