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Paris in winter: 9 things to do in Paris at Christmas
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Paris in winter: 9 things to do in Paris at Christmas

There’s an extra dose of magic to a trip to Paris in winter, when the City of Lights is lit even brighter by thousands of twinkling bulbs. Each of Paris’ districts has something festive going on, from window shopping…

Kindle and sunglasses by the pool
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30 wanderlust-inspiring books for travellers

I’ve always thought that reading a good book is the nearest you can get to travelling without leaving home. Books can bring a place to life, whether it’s somewhere close to home or thousands of miles away.…

Toronto's Distillery District
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A weekend in Toronto, Ontario: A 48-hour itinerary

Modern and multicultural, Toronto is eastern Canada’s powerhouse city. It’s a huge, sprawling place, made up of smaller, individual neighbourhoods. But a weekend in Toronto is just enough time for a taste of the city.…

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Visiting Munich on a budget

From lavish palaces and world-class art museums to lederhosen and oompah bands, Munich’s unique mix of history, culture and plenty of beer make it a great place for a city break. Germany’s southern capital is the heartland of Bavarian…

Summer in Morzine in the French Alps
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Morzine: Summer holidays in the French Alps

It’s summer in the ski resort of Morzine in the French Alps. The wooden Alpine chalets and mountain peaks are the same. But the ski jackets and gloves have been swapped for shorts and sunglasses. The snow-covered pistes for…

Day trips from Sorrento, Italy
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8 of the best day trips from Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento is one of my favourite places in Italy. It has stunning sunsets, clear blue seas, delicious food and views for miles. But as well as being a fantastic place to visit in its own right, it’s also surrounded…

Churches and canoli: What to see and do in Catania, Sicily
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Churches and cannoli: Things to do in Catania, Sicily

Built into the foothills of Mount Etna, Catania is Sicily’s second-largest city. But when it comes to tourism, it’s often overshadowed by more famous spots like Taormina or Syracuse. Catania has a reputation for being a bit chaotic and…

How to spend a weekend in Munich – in the sun or rain
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How to spend a weekend in Munich – in the sun or rain

The capital of Germany’s Bavaria region, Munich is best known for it’s beer-fuelled autumn Oktoberfest, but there’s much more than just Lederhosen and steins on offer in this city. I headed out to Munich to discover some of its…

Arches National Park in Utah
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A two-week Southwest USA road trip itinerary

The USA is the spiritual home of the road trip. Think long straight roads disappearing over the horizon, roadside diners and quirky motels. And probably the most iconic US road trip destination is the southwest. Monument Valley, the Grand…

12 essential experiences in Prince Edward Island, Canada
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12 essential experiences in Prince Edward Island, Canada

An unspoilt island of rolling farmland, red cliffs, dazzling white lighthouses, golden sand dunes and shining lakes – Prince Edward Island is a different type of Canadian adventure. PEI, as it’s known, is one of the three Maritime provinces…