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48 Hours in Barcelona: How to Make the Most of Your Time in Europe’s Least Trendy City

Barcelona isn’t trying to be new. The Catalan city is deeply, unflinchingly rooted in its own history — it seems to convulse outwards from its Gothic …

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Budapest 3-Day Itinerary

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What’s new in Italy for 2017

Italy — with more culture, crowds and chaos per square kilometer than anywhere else in Europe — is most enjoyable when you’re up-to-date on its …

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Dubrovnik takes steps to introduce night tours to its city walls

Dubrovnik is about to shine a light for night-time tourism – with its famous city walls taking the limelight from next year.<p>Croatia Week online magazine describes the city walls as Dubrovnik’s ‘top tourist attraction’ that welcomed its one millionth yearly visitor this month.<p>Up to now, walks during …

European Travel

From the best artisan workshops to the most inviting local cafés, Olga Polizzi's guide to Florence

There is nothing quite like the view of Florence from the hillside piazza outside the San Miniato basilica. I hate the word unique, but this really is exceptional. From here, the city appears to have changed little since the Middle Ages when Brunelleschi constructed his incredible duomo at its …

Forget Paris—These Are the New Destinations That Every Couple Should Visit

Ever since I was a child, I've dreamed of falling in love in Paris. It's cliché, I know, but my 10-year-old self was convinced the glittering lights …

Summer escapes: exploring Croatia on a family road trip

Kevin Rushby starts his summer series with a walk amid the gorgeous mountains of Istria – all the way to the Adriatic<br>• <b>N</b><b>ext week: the island of Cres</b><p>The farmer stands looking at his vines. This is not like a French vineyard, cloaking the entire hillside in monoculture. This is Istria in northern …

European Travel

It's a hive of activity! Slovenia’s abuzz with bee tourism

In honey-mad Slovenia a new tour takes visitors around bee hives and api-wellness centres – with stops for deliciously sticky bread and cakes<p>I’m lying face down in a shed as a woman pours honey on me. A skylight throws fading rays on to the massage table. I close my eyes and try to relax as the …

European Travel

Visiting Italy's Lost City of Pompeii

Visiting Italy's Lost City of Pompeii<p>Updated on August 12, 2017<p>One of the most popular visitor attractions in Italy is without a doubt the ruins of …

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5 Fun Day Trips From Split, Croatia

<i>Photos by Goats on the Road</i><p>The coastal city of Split in Croatia has many interesting sites and activities for travelers. However, once you've …

10 farms in Italy you need to stay at

<i>In a new guide to Italy, Alastair Sawday highlights farmhouses and country retreats with a reputation for good food. Here he picks 10 of his favourites.</i><p>The slow, low drone of the bees among the flowers, the chirruping of crickets as you sip your wine in the evening, the total silence of deep …

15 Best Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Just 15, you say? We flock to Florence for annual vacations and study abroad, never quite feeling like we've scratched the surface. There are always return trips to make to the Uffizi, the Accademia, and new cafes and shops to discover, pockets of modernity in a city that seems frozen in time. It's …

Exploring Italy by train

With some of Europe’s fastest trains and most scenic routes, Italy is a great place to travel by train. The country might be more famous for its deluxe sports cars and challenging driving conditions, but Italian trains are economical, comfortable and direct, offering an insight into local life, …

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Florence Train Station

A Guide to One of Italy's Oldest<br>and Busiest Transport Hubs<p>Welcome to your <b>Florence train station insider guide</b>!<p>The main Florence Train Station is …

Life truly is beautiful in Tuscany’s underappreciated Arezzo

<b>Arezzo was made famous as the setting for Roberto Benigni film Oscar-winning La vita è bella, but with its rich art and architecture, Elizabeth Warkentin finds the Italian city is an attraction in its own right</b><p>The Piazza Grande is the most noteworthy medieval square in Arezzo. (iStockphoto)<p>It’s …

How to Paint Your Outdoor Woodworking Project - Quiet Corner

Outdoor woodworking projects such as patio or furniture present a problem that isn’t encountered when building projects that will be kept indoors: …

5 Reasons To Visit Barcelona

<i>There are some cities in Europe you can keep visiting again and again. Today, TPG International Contributor Lori Zaino shares why you should plan a</i> …

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The Peloponnese in Greece is the best place in Europe to visit in 2016, says Lonely Planet

Travel guide publisher’s annual bucket list mixes old favourites and more obscure destinations<p>Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has released its annual list of the best places to visit in Europe, this year opting for a mix of the usual suspects (Venice, the Dordogne) and a scattering of …

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A Mini-Guide to Florence, Italy

<i>Photos by Goats on the Road</i><p>Florence, also dubbed the "Cradle of the Renaissance" is firmly planted on most travelers’ Italian itineraries. Who …

The Italian Island You Must Visit Is An Hour Outside Of Milan

A little gem is nestled in the mountains of Piedmont, Lake Orta is a destination for connoisseurs. It’s like talking about a boutique hotel as compared to a big hotel. Or like enjoying an arthouse lm at a theater with perfect programming: all-time classics alternated with productions à la Sundance …

Rome Away from the Crowds

Once you have visited the Colosseum and Vatican Museums, take a break from the crowds at those in-demand venues and bask in the beauty of places that …

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Station to station: the best train journeys you've never heard of

Famous railways – from America’s California Zephyr to Switzerland’s Glacier Express – are rightly celebrated in travellers’ lore. But the most iconic journeys tend to have popularity and prices to match their fame. Look a little closer into the world of train travel, however, and there are dozens …

Trains

The 10 Best Restaurants In Montepulciano

Montepulciano, Italy, is renowned for its fine Tuscan cuisine. The regional food is led by the idea of simplicity, but that doesn’t mean every dish …

10 Ways to Experience Rome Without the Crowds

Anyone who's ever attempted to visit the Trevi Fountain on a sunny day in spring (or a rainy day in winter) will know that in some parts of Rome, crowds are unavoidable. But if you know where to look, you'll find plenty of quiet corners in Rome - beautiful churches, peaceful parks, and museums …

21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

Italy’s overlooked ‘heel’ has a wealth of food, wine and unique architecture

Pretty seaside views and idiosyncratic architecture are just two of the reasons the country’s southern region of Puglia is so underrated.<p>Pretty seaside views and idiosyncratic architecture are just two of the reasons the country’s southern region of Puglia is so underrated.<p>Like many opinionated …

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12 things everyone should do in Barcelona

With centuries of history to explore over miles of winding streets, sightseeing in Barcelona might seem a little intimidating. But all you have to do is tackle this list of 25 essential experiences to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

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