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Saignon, France. Image: iStock/jenifoto

Nine charming small towns you need to visit in the South of France

When sunshine, incredible food and compelling landscapes call your name, add these small French towns to your must-visit list: from a hilltop spot overlooking the whole of the French Riviera […]

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Kyrgyzstan: an adventure in land-locked Central Asia

Kyrgyzstan: an adventure in land-locked Central Asia

Few countries are so completely off the beaten track, that saying you’ve visited them will automatically garner attention from your peers. They’ll wonder: what’s the food like? Why did you […]

by × October 15, 2015 × 0 comments

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Calanque de Sugiton. Image: iStock

Secret swimming: the Calanques of Marseille

Marseilleโ€™s ancient port, buzzing art scene and cool, multicultural vibes have made it a firm favourite with city breakers. And with a Eurostar service now running direct from London, it […]

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Cala en Basset. Image: Flickr/adriagarcia

Five of the best: beaches in Mallorca

Just a short hop from the UK, Mallorca has long since been a place synonymous with an easy island getaway, attracting avid sun-seekers, a yacht-residing glitterati and cultural enthusiasts alike. […]

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Fanad Head, County Donegal. Image: iStock/JanMiko

Take a drive on the wild side: Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

For one of the most scenic and dramatic road trips you’ll ever experience, there’s no need to hop aboard a transatlantic flight. Writer Becky Wicks takes a drive on the […]

by × March 17, 2014 × 2 comments