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The French Riviera teems with destinations dripping with glamor and natural beauty, with Nice the logical spot for a base to see them all. Whether you want history, fashion, fun, beaches, day ...
Day 1: Getting to Know Dubrovnik It would be a delight to while away your vacation simply lounging with a cocktail on sunny Lapad Beach, but this ancient city would be well worth exploring even ...
There is something endlessly alluring about a port town, the yearning to connect with far-away places is played out through ships coming and going in the harbour, while exotic spices and tastes ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
It’s got the sun, the sea, the marina facilities, the apartments and the nightlife: no wonder Benalmadena
Marina is so popular and often voted Best Marina in the World. If
you’ve got a boat of ...
With as much coastline as Italy
has, it’s not surprising that it’s a major destinations for
Mediterranean cruise ships. Not every popular tourist city has its own
cruise port, however, and some ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
With its vast stretch of Mediterranean coastline dotted with historic sites and sun-drenched beaches, its not surprising that Turkey remains one of the most popular cruise destinations. Whether ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
Remember the days when pop stars looked humbly away from the camera, a little amazed at their fame? In Liverpool ,
during the mid-1960s, Brian Epstein managed not just The Beatles but
Gerry and ...
The first thing to know when you see “ Florence ”
on the itinerary of your Mediterranean cruise is that your ship won’t
be docking in Florence’s city center. A quick glance at a map of Italy
Written by Sasha, February 2013
Porto sprawls along the River Douro on Portugal’s wild Atlantic coastline, its slender, multi-colored houses covered with lacy balconies. At its heart lies magnetic Ribeira, buzzing with love for ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
It’s one of the most unspoiled places on the Mediterranean, a well-kept secret so don’t tell anyone but do head there as soon as you can! Editor’s
Note: This recommendation was taken from our ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, December 2012
You’ll likely remember the famous white cliffs of Dover, but head west along England’s southern coast and you’ll find another spectacular stretch of cliffs in Dorset. Nicknamed the Jurassic Coast, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
The only wheeled traffic in Venice
are the trolleys used to take things from barge to shop. And prams.
There are no cars and very few bicycles, because of all the steps. It
seems obvious to say ...
Written by Christine, USA, January 2013
No, you won’t see Beyonce and Jay-Z on a yacht. You won’t be partying with supermodels until dawn at a beachside club. But you also won’t be paying premium prices, you’ll have the place all to ...
The city of Genoa may not be among the must-see stops on most Italian
itineraries, but this historic port city is a treat to explore – not
least because it’s not on most must-see lists! Genoa ...
Written by Florence Expert: Freya, February 2012
Romance and beauty are easy to feel when visiting Florence anytime of the year, but if it happens that you are in the city on St Valentine's Day, here are a few things that could help make those ...
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