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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 south coast of Cornwall. The sea’s long been a big part of life in Falmouth, and it’s still a…

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, grand mansions and manicured gardens, the Cotswolds’ film set good looks make it the quintessential English countryside destination.…

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 I’ve been trying to get out and explore as much of my own country as I do others. For a small place, Britain really packs a lot…

10 fabulous French weekends
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10 fabulous French weekend break ideas

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