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Eurail pass 2019

Eurail introduces changes to rail passes

Europe’s extensive railway network means that travelling by train throughout the continent is one of the most convenient ways to get around. Eurail has long been the go-to when it ...
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Toulouse: a weekend in France's 'Pink City'

Toulouse: a weekend in France’s ‘Pink City’

The historical and fascinating city of Toulouse, France – also known as the ‘Pink City’ due to its distinctive pink stone used to construct many of the buildings – has a ...
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Greenland's Viking trail

Greenland’s Viking trail

The west coast of Greenland may be the most hospitable, but it is still wild enough that Viking settlements gave way to the original Greenlandic inhabitants that remain to this ...
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In the footsteps of Paul Cézanne

In the footsteps of Paul Cézanne

Cézanne was born in Aix-en-Provence 180 years ago, and his spirit is still evident in this Provencal town.  As I sip my aperitif on the terrace of Les Deux Garcons ...
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A day at the Château Cos d'Estournel winery, Bordeaux

A day at the Château Cos d’Estournel winery, Bordeaux

I have visited a few of the great wine regions of the world such as Napa Valley (USA), Stellenbosch (South Africa), Tuscany (Italy), Margaret River and the Barossa Valley (Australia) ...
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Ballintaggart Farm, Scotland review

Ballintaggart Farm, Scotland review

Some of the grandest views of pretty Scottish countryside can be seen from Ballintaggart Farm nestled in the rolling hillsides of Tay Valley at Grandtully, Perthshire. Located a 90-minute drive ...
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Cruise Croatia with Katarina Line

Cruise Croatia with Katarina Line

Experience the true Croatia with leading Croatian cruise and tour operator Katarina Line. The premier small ship cruise company offers weekly guaranteed departures from April to mid-October from major tourist ...
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Guide to Milos, Greece

Guide to Milos, Greece

Departing Athens from the port of Pirius on a 7 am ferry gets us to the island of Milos around midday where we are greeted by a cloudless sky and ...
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AWAY Spa W London review

AWAY Spa, W London review

In a white-on-white space on an upper level of the W Hotel in London’s Leicester Square lies the AWAY spa. It does feel very much ‘away', eons in fact, from ...
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