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An adventure in Fuerteventura

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As I left the plane a fellow passenger said that I would either love or hate my forthcoming walking experience on the island of Fuerteventura. My curiosity was heightened. I had read the descriptions of the walks in the programme and they seemed pretty ordinary.  I was soon to discover there is nothing ordinary about

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A guide to Copenhagen

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Copenhagen frequently ranks as one of the happiest cities in the world, possibly partly because of the Danish concept of ‘hygge’. In case you haven’t heard of it, ‘hygge’ is a feeling of comfort and cosy contentment which is derived from experiencing simple pleasures. The Danish capital is home to a wealth of historical buildings,

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The real Transylvania

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Fairy tale castles, magical mountain ranges, incredible natural beauty, some of the most spectacular wildlife in Europe, great cosmopolitan cities filled with history and culture, and endless adventure. Romania really is the emerging destination in Europe, but I can’t imagine it will stay that way for long! Social media feeds are already filling fast with

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Chocolate cities of Europe

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Any time is a good time to contemplate taking a chocolate themed city break. You don’t have to wait for events like National Chocolate Week or Valentines Day. As a travel writer, I have discovered several chocolate cities worth heading to for a chocolate fix. The following are European cities worth visiting for their chocolate or chocolate

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European battlefields to visit

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There a number of reasons for wanting to visit European battlefields. A desire to see where a father, grandfather or great-grandfather fought, a passion for military and regimental history or simply an interest in seeing where the battles that changed history took place. I have focused on a few 20th century battlefields in Europe that

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The secret French riviera

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The French Riviera is not all about celebrities cavorting on blingtastic yachts. Cannes Film Festival is a supermodel snapshot of the Cote d’Azur, as is swish St Tropez. Beyond the famous hotspots are picture-perfect villages and wild stretches of coast waiting to be explored. This is the Cote d’Azur the artists came for – and

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Rest and relaxation in Ibiza

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Ibiza is not all about the boozy clubbing scene. For those wanting to get away from the crowds, it’s still possible to find rest, relaxation and tranquillity on the White Island. Ibiza is considered by many to be the ‘night clubbing capital of Europe’ and has earned a reputation for all night parties and rowdy tourists.

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The Med’s best beach hotels

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It’s nearly summer and holiday goers are starting to make exciting plans for their trips abroad. Many will be choosing to visit beach destinations for a period of relaxation by the sea, fine dining and quiet evenings. Here we discuss some of the Mediterranean’s best beach hotels. Spain Spain is a popular destination for the

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