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City breaks for singles this Christmas

City breaks for singles this Christmas

For a Christmas getaway with a difference, leading singles specialist, Friendship Travel, is featuring breaks in Marrakech and Barcelona, where solo travellers can enjoy a sociable city festive break in the company of other single guests.

A tale of two festivals in the UK’s next City of Culture

A tale of two festivals in the UK’s next City of Culture

Heard the one about the city with two cultural festivals running at the same time?

Top ten affordable dining suggestions for Adelaide

Top ten affordable dining suggestions for Adelaide

With a growing reputation for fabulous food and celebrated chefs, dining out in Adelaide needn't be an exclusive or expensive affair.

Salisbury among world’s best cities in 2015

Salisbury among world’s best cities in 2015

VisitWiltshire has revealed Salisbury is one of the top cities in the world for travellers in 2015 according to Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015.

Colombo's top ten

Colombo's top ten

How much do you really know about Sri Lanka's capital city Colombo? Since 2009 – the culmination of the island's long-running civil war – Colombo has come on leaps and bounds.

Copenhagen's hotel scene revamped: From boutique novelties to icons reborn

Copenhagen's hotel scene revamped: From boutique novelties to icons reborn

From new hotels and renovations to world class food and spa experiences, Copenhagen hotels offer more than a place to rest your head.

New additions to Copenhagen's dynamic culinary scene

New additions to Copenhagen's dynamic culinary scene

Nordic cuisine with organic and local ingredients in an unpretentious atmosphere characterise the dining scene in Copenhagen. Each restaurant is distinctive with inventive and trendsetting dishes that define Copenhagen as a leading gastronomic destination with the “Best Restaurant in the World,” the “World's Best Chef,” and a total of 17 Michelin-star.

Tampa city break and Caribbean cruise combination for fans of fine foods

Tampa city break and Caribbean cruise combination for fans of fine foods

For a wintersun holiday with a difference - where fine food is the order of the day - US specialist, Bon Voyage, reckons its two-centre Epicurean Delight break, combining three nights in Tampa with a seven-night Caribbean cruise, should fit the bill.

Great boutique boltholes for discovering Denmark's regional cities

Great boutique boltholes for discovering Denmark's regional cities

Carefully selected for their fascinating history, attention to detail and gourmet food, Small Danish Hotels represent Danish hospitality and offer an excellent option for exploring Denmark's regional cities and surrounding countryside.

Discover the festive spirit in Istanbul

Discover the festive spirit in Istanbul

The luxurious Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah is inviting guests to experience the festive spirit in Istanbul, with an exclusive few days of treats and Christmas shopping.

Rainbow Room opens once again for dinner, dancing and brunch

Rainbow Room opens once again for dinner, dancing and brunch

Rainbow Room, New York City's historic landmark and iconic restaurant atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Rockefeller Center, will open to the public on October 5, 2014, serving its first Sunday brunch. Rainbow Room's first dinner service will take place on Monday, October 6, 2014.

A long weekend in Fes

A long weekend in Fes

Fes (or Fez) is the third largest city in Morocco (after Casablanca and Rabat), with a population of approximately a million people, and was the capital of Morocco until 1925. The city has two old medinas, one of which is spread over a hillside making it geographically more interesting than that of Marrakech.

A shopper’s guide to Lisbon’s most unusual stores

A shopper’s guide to Lisbon’s most unusual stores

Autumn is the ideal time to take a shopping city break to Lisbon – the weather is mild, flights are daily and affordable from the UK, and centrally located hotels cater for all budgets.

EU city breaks where luxury costs less

EU city breaks where luxury costs less

New research from travel search engine Kayak.co.uk, looks at the cost of five star hotel stays in different cities across the European Union; finding that five star digs come on a shoestring in Warsaw while luxury in London breaks the bank.

New to do in Helsinki

New to do in Helsinki

Dynamic and cosmopolitan Helsinki has seen some exciting new developments in 2014, raising the capital city’s global profile as a hub for culture, art, heritage and gastronomy. Some of the city’s most popular cultural sites have received makeovers and new attractions have been popping up all over the city.