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A weekend in Falmouth, Cornwall: A 48-hour itinerary
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A weekend in Falmouth, Cornwall: A 48-hour itinerary

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Fal River Estuary and Roseland Peninsula, the town of Falmouth lies on the Cornwall’s south coast. The sea’s long been a big part of life in Falmouth, and it’s still a working…

Cotswold stone cottages in Lower Slaughter
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A weekend in The Cotswolds: A 48-hour itinerary

With its green rolling hills, honey-stone villages, country pubs, mansions and manicured gardens, the Cotswolds’ film set good looks make it the quintessential English countryside destination. I’m lucky enough to have it on my doorstep, but the Cotswolds also…

A weekend in Inverness, Scotland: A 48-hour itinerary
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A weekend in Inverness, Scotland: A 48-hour itinerary

As the capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is a compact city that’s punches above its weight with places to stay, eat and shop. It’s a jumping off point for exploring the Highlands or driving the North Coast 500,…

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.…

Views from a Rhine dinner cruise in Mainz
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Germany for wine-lovers: A weekend in Mainz

Jaillan Yehia from Savoirthere leaves the Liebfraumilch behind and gets to grips with world-class grapes in Mainz, Germany’s wine-producing capital, on assignment for On the Luce – it’s a tricky job but somebody had to do it. Here’s what…

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…

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10 Great British weekend break ideas

Although I love travelling the world, there’s no place like home, and try to get out and explore as much of my own country as I do others. For a small place, Britain really packs a lot in. Within…

10 fabulous French weekends
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10 fabulous French weekend break ideas

I’ve spent more holidays in France than anywhere else – from childhood trips to Normandy to a winter skiing in the Alps. And one of the things I love most about the country is its diversity. Whatever trip you…