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All hotels have been independently reviewed and selected. We will earn a commission if you book via the links below, but this never affects our rating. Our expert writers are usually hosted on a complimentary basis in order to gain the first-hand experience necessary for their review. Golfers looking for a break this summer will
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Lyon is a born-and-bred gourmand and deciding where to dine in the city that has been lorded as France’s gastronomic capital for decades can be challenging. Be it earthy street market or food truck, on-trend millennial neo-bistro or Michelin-starred haute-cuisine restaurant, the choice is rich. All budgets are well catered for too – most restaurants
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All hotels have been independently reviewed and selected. We will earn a commission if you book via the links below, but this never affects our rating. Our expert writers are usually hosted on a complimentary basis in order to gain the first-hand experience necessary for their review. In Porto they work, in Braga they pray,
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While drinking in this gourmet city remains firmly rooted in the surrounding Rhône Valley’s ancient wine-growing heritage, new-gen addresses have embraced world cocktail culture in style, using Lyon’s long-envied gastronomic know-how and rich bounty of local seasonal produce to create some sensational new drinks and food pairings as only the French can. Come the warmer
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You might not have Salzburg down as an all-night raver – and you’d be right – but there’s still plenty happening when the sun dips behind those mountains. Evenings move to a chilled beat in summer: spent with cold brews quaffed in chestnut tree-shaded Biergarten, or gazing out across the Altstadt’s domes and spires from
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Mozart on one corner, Maria on the next – Salzburg’s two biggest exports have made a massive mark on this city, whether you’re into high culture or Hollywood. And Salzburg offers plenty of high notes in terms of sights and setting, with baroque finery, a fortress of your wildest childhood dreams, fountain-splashed parks and a
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While you’ll find schnitzel with noodles and crisp apple strudel on many a traditional tavern menu, there’s more to this city’s increasingly exciting food scene than that. Salzburg is now making impressive strides on the culinary front, with chefs championing regional sourcing and serving season-driven dishes with finesse. Now you can breeze with ease from
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All hotels have been independently reviewed and selected. We will earn a commission if you book via the links below, but this never affects our rating. Our expert writers are usually hosted on a complimentary basis in order to gain the first-hand experience necessary for their review. Mauritius is heaven for active families. This pocket-sized
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Croatia offers more than 1,100 miles of meandering mainland coast backed by rugged limestone mountains, along with hundreds of scattered islands and islets, of which 47 are inhabited. It is also dotted with historic and beautifully preserved harbour towns, relics of the four centuries between 1420 and 1797 when it was occupied by the Venetians. This
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Southwold Erected in 1900, Southwold Pier was originally 810 feet long, but by the Eighties – after being battered by fierce storms and Second World War sea mines – a mere 60 feet remained. Rebuilding work took place between 1999 and 2001, extending it to a more impressive 623 feet, and thanks to its forward-thinking owners,
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All hotels have been independently reviewed and selected. We will earn a commission if you book via the links below, but this never affects our rating. Our expert writers are usually hosted on a complimentary basis in order to gain the first-hand experience necessary for their review. The Cotswolds is arcadian England. Centuries of interplay
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Our selection of favourites includes where to find the best handicrafts, antiques and local produce. For further inspiration for the perfect break in the Cotswolds, see our guide to the region’s best hotels, restaurants, pubs, afternoon teas, and things to do. Find places to shop by area North Cotswolds Mid Cotswolds South Cotswolds North Cotswolds On the northern Cotswold fringes, Chipping Campden
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Every day of the week, 24-hours a day, there’s always something going on in the city that never sleeps. From big-name museums to meander through, architectural wonders to gawk at, galleries to see, and neighbourhoods to explore, you’d have to live seven lives to experience all the best things to do in New York. Below
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Barcelona is an architectural and cultural hub studded with brooding cathedrals, myriad museums, stadiums and magnificent Gaudí creations. Below our expert shares her recommendations on the best things to do, from marvelling at Modernista buildings to exploring the Hansel and Gretel-inspired Park Güell. For further Barcelona inspiration, see our in-depth guides to the city’s best hotels,
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A one-hour drive north of Milan, Lake Como is the most glamorous of Italy’s lakes, hemmed in by the snow-capped Alps with picture-perfect villages on the water. Milanesi pop here for the day for a breath of fresh air and to soak up the fabulous vistas, while international visitors – the Clooneys, the Kennedys –
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