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  • Where to go skiing in France in 2019

    Where to go skiing in France in 2019

    January 11th, 2019Jenny Cahill-Jones
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    If you were lucky enough to go on family ski trips in the 1990s you’ll remember the brightly coloured onesies, zinc sunscreen and impossible-to-undo salopettes that used to characterise skiing in the French Alps. Maybe you’ve been keeping up with the Joneses ever since, but if you’re planning your first ski trip in a while,…

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  • The best places to visit in Portugal

    The best places to visit in Portugal

    December 20th, 2018Jenny Cahill-Jones
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    Lisbon has been getting a whole lot of press recently, and visitors numbers are higher than ever. And while you really should visit Lisbon if you haven’t been before, there’s a whole lot more to Portugal than its capital city. For people looking a little further afield, we’ve rounded up some of best places to…

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  • Why a winter holiday in Greece is a great idea

    Why a winter holiday in Greece is a great idea

    December 5th, 2018Jenny Cahill-Jones
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    Picture Greece, and what do you see? Sun-baked white sand beaches, sparkling turquoise ocean and queues of overheated tourists queuing for ferries? You’re not alone. While the multi-island nation – spread out as it is across the Mediterranean – is undoubtedly a summer favourite, there’s a whole lot to explore in the wintertime too. Pack…

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  • The most beautiful places in India

    The most beautiful places in India

    November 8th, 2018Jenny Cahill-Jones
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  • The most beautiful national parks in Costa Rica

    The most beautiful national parks in Costa Rica

    October 30th, 2018Jenny Cahill-Jones
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    Over a quarter of Costa Rica’s landmass is National Park, which means you’re more than likely to come across at least one on your visit. Covering rainforests, beaches, volcanoes, cloud forest and more, for many people, exploring the biodiversity of this small but beautifully formed country is a major reason to visit in the first…

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  • Introducing tailor-made travel by Rough Guides

    Introducing tailor-made travel by Rough Guides

    October 24th, 2018Jenny Cahill-Jones
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    37 years ago, Mark Ellingham met Martin Dunford while travelling around Greece. Not being able to find a reliable guidebook for their trip, they came back to the UK and wrote one themselves. The Rough Guide to Greece was a publishing phenomenon, and we’ve been accompanying adventurous travellers on their trips ever since. Now, we’re…

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  • Things to do in Lisbon off the tourist trail

    Things to do in Lisbon off the tourist trail

    October 18th, 2018Jenny Cahill-Jones
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    Have you noticed that Lisbon is having a moment? If not, where have you been? For the past three years the Portuguese capital has been slowly climbing up all the “best-of” lists. Tourists numbers reached a record 20 million people in 2017 (according to a report from the Portuguese tourism industry) while the country’s resident…

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  • Christmas markets in Paris: how to plan a festive foray to the French capital

    Christmas markets in Paris: how to plan a festive foray to the French capital

    October 10th, 2018Jenny Cahill-Jones
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    Paris is a city in thrall to electric light. From the sparkling stars that flicker nightly on the Eiffel Tower to the atmospheric globe lights that line the banks of the Seine, a evening stroll at any time of year is sure to charm. All that goes up at notch in the weeks before Christmas,…

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  • From surf’s up to chill out – the best beaches in Costa Rica

    From surf’s up to chill out – the best beaches in Costa Rica

    September 25th, 2018Jenny Cahill-Jones
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    With five percent of the world’s total biodiversity, Costa Rica is a fascinating destination. It’s packed with abundant natural charms, from ethereal cloud forest to the pounding waves of the Pacific Ocean. For many, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime destination, a chance to experience a host of different microclimates and spot rare rainforest creatures. And the best…

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