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Glenfinnan Scotland
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Nine unusual places to stay in Scotland for an unforgettable trip

The land of lochs and munros, castles and craggy coastlines, there are some fantastic, unique and unusual places to stay in Scotland.
Loch Awe
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Nine ways to make your next UK staycation something special

See the UK in a new way, from epic villas to castles and camper-vans, here are nine ways to make your next UK staycation something special!
Bologna
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Renaissance, Romance and Ragù: three days in beautiful Bologna

Whether you spend a long weekend in Bologna or use it as a base to explore the Emilia Romagna region, you'll be hard pushed not to fall for its beauty.
The main square in Murcia with a cathedral on the left and a red fronted palace on the right
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Reasons to visit the Murcia Region of Spain

The Region of Murica in Spain boasts coast, culture, city-breaks and cuisine - here's a one week itinerary to enjoy it all.
A wine tasting room in Murcia Spain
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Magnificent Monastrell: exploring the Murcia wine route through Bullas, Jumilla and Yecla

This stunning region of Spain might be most famed for the Costa Cálida, but it's also packed with incredible wine and cuisine.
Kutna Hora bone church
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Visit a chapel of bones and UNESCO Cathedral on an architectural tour of Kutna Hora

Explore the Gothic and Baroque grandeur of Kutna Hora in Czech's Central Bohemia - from imposing cathedrals to creepy bone churches!
Karlovy Vary
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Warm winter waters: soaking in the spas and history of Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary is a beautiful spa destination in the Czech Republic black forest. Explore the history and culture while soaking in warm waters.
Christmas lights and a church in Seiffen ore Mountains
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Traditions, toys and all the trimmings: Christmas in Seiffen and the Ore Mountains

If you want a winter wonderland style Christmas vacation, then look no further than the town of Seiffen. The Ore Mountains are the perfect Christmas trip.
The Jesuit College and St Barbara's Church
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Czech Republic day trips from Prague: Karlovy Vary, Kutna Hora & Konopiste

The three K's, Karlovy Vary, Kutna Hora & Konopiste Castle, make fantastic day trips from Prague or even Czech Republic weekends away in their own right.
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Turkey is open for summer 2020: 3 dreamy destinations for 3 types of traveller

Turkey is open for travellers in 2020, but if you want a summer holiday where should you go? Here are some ideas!
The beautiful gold decoration of the Großer Saal in Mozart Foundation
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Sounds of Salzburg: a year-round music festival spectacle

Salzburg is truly the city of classic music, but while the Salzburg Festival may be the most famous, there are year-round concerts to enjoy!
Stari Most Bosnia Herzegovina
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Why Bosnia and Herzegovina should be your next Europe adventure

Bosnia and Herzegovina is still an underrated hidden gem in Europe but there are so many reasons to visit Bosnnia and Herzegovina!
A yellow Kayak on Lake Levico in Valsugana
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Reasons to visit Trentino: my favourite Italian region you need to discover

The Trentino region in northern Italy captured my heart. Here are some of the reasons to visit Trentino and things do when you arrive at this hidden gem!
San Marino
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Mini adventures in micro countries: a quick guide to Europe’s smallest nations

Adventures come in all shapes and sizes, and as Europe's smallest nations show us, big doesn't always mean better. Here are six tiny countries to visit!
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Forget flying: How I’m planning a dream private yacht sailing trip around the Greek Islands

Sailing around the beautiful greek islands on a private yacht might sound incredibly expensive, but with peer-to-peer renting it's getting more affordable.
The view of old town Bansko and the snowy mountains
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Learning to ski in Bansko, Bulgaria with Snomads: Affordable Europe Skiing for all levels

Bansko in Bulgaria is an affordable europe Ski resort with a beautiful old town. It's ideal for skiing in Europe for all levels, and a great destination.
The start of the torchlight procession in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay: The best place to party for New Year’s Eve?

From flames burning at the torchlight procession, to a celebrity led midnight party – Edinburgh's Hogmanay is one of the best NYE parties in the world!
The Falkland Islands
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Reasons to visit the Falkland Islands (as part of your South America itinerary)

Looking for reasons to visit the Falkland Islands? From wildlife to wild vistas, the archipelego is a unique adventure to add to a South America itinerary.
A sunset amongst the mountains around Salzburg
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The many slices of Salzburg: UNESCO city centre to mountain lakes

Salzburg isn’t just a famous city centre, it’s a region that was once its own country, here's what to do on a long weekend in Salzburg, Austria.
Milano Duomo with a lion statue in the foreground
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Best Places to Visit in Europe this Autumn & Winter

Being back in Europe for winter has its perks. Exploring historic cobbled streets, cool canals and grand architecture without fighting through a selfie stick crowd is well worth the chilly mornings. These eleven places should be making the cut on your agenda right now.
Durham Castle as seen from the riverside
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Reasons to visit Durham City and County, the quintessential English getaway

The city of Durham is the ideal British escape. A grand UNESCO Cathedral, impressive castles, afternoon tea and interactive museums in the perfect package.