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  • The 10 best scenic train rides in Europe

    The 10 best scenic train rides in Europe

    July 21st, 2016Mary Novakovich
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    Easier than a car and more comfortable than a bus – what’s not to like about taking the train through Europe’s most picturesque regions? Sit back and admire spectacular mountains, lakes, rivers and incredible feats of engineering on some of the best scenic train rides in Europe. 1. Bernina Express, Switzerland It’s not often you... Read more »

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  • Croatia’s 5 best honeymoon destinations

    Croatia’s 5 best honeymoon destinations

    July 14th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    With its breathtaking beaches, dramatic sunsets and palm-fringed ports, Croatia has never been short on romance. Transforming these raw materials into the holiday of a lifetime however necessitates meticulous planning, much of which can go to waste if the destination disappoints once you get there. Happily, Croatia is currently emerging as one of Europe’s best... Read more »

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  • 22 incredible pictures of Corsica

    22 incredible pictures of Corsica

    July 14th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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  • A day-by-day itinerary for the perfect weekend in Florence

    A day-by-day itinerary for the perfect weekend in Florence

    July 5th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    If one city could be said to encapsulate the essence of Italy it might well be Florence (Firenze in Italian), the first capital of the united country. The modern Italian language evolved from Tuscan dialect, and Dante’s Divina Commedia was the first great work of Italian literature to be written in the vernacular. But what... Read more »

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  • Why Pula should be your next Croatian city break

    Why Pula should be your next Croatian city break

    July 1st, 2016Edward Aves
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    So you’ve circled Dubrovnik’s city walls and wandered the ancient alleys of medieval Split? Then the laidback and cosmopolitan city of Pula, home to some of the most impressive Roman ruins outside Italy, should be next on your list. While some Croatian destinations along the glittering Adriatic coast can sag beneath the weight of the... Read more »

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  • 33 astonishingly beautiful pictures of North Wales

    33 astonishingly beautiful pictures of North Wales

    June 28th, 2016Kris Williams
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  • Where to eat the best pizza in Rome

    Where to eat the best pizza in Rome

    June 27th, 2016Natasha Foges
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    Naples may be the birthplace of pizza, but the Roman version is just as tasty. A thinner crust than the doughier Neapolitan pizza, and the addition of olive oil in the dough – not used by the purist Neapolitans – make for a crunchier finish. A handful of historic pizzerias are a must on any... Read more »

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  • Bournemouth: more than just sun, sea and sand

    Bournemouth: more than just sun, sea and sand

    June 22nd, 2016Lottie Gross
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    Bournemouth’s main draw has always been its long, wide and immaculate yellow sandy beaches. It was once the playground of rich Victorians – Charles Rolls (as in Rolls-Royce) and Edward VII both enjoyed its shores – and has been extremely popular ever since it was founded as a purpose-built resort in the early 1800s. But... Read more »

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  • 6 of the best road trips in the UK

    6 of the best road trips in the UK

    June 21st, 2016Mike MacEacheran
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    There is something about a road trip that creates an endless state of heightened excitement. It comes with a heart-in-mouth, funfair-like thrill. And no matter the destination, a road trip unfolds at the same, ascending rhythm. Back roads are followed (whenever possible), motorway service stations are avoided (at all costs), and the countryside flits by... Read more »

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  • 7 things every family must do in the Scottish Highlands

    7 things every family must do in the Scottish Highlands

    June 20th, 2016Keith Drew
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    Wild landscapes and deserted beaches. Fine food and outdoor adventure. Deer, dolphins and mythical monsters. As Rough Guides Managing Editor Keith Drew discovered, the Scottish Highlands have all the ingredients for a family holiday to remember. 1. Row, row, row your boat Where better to start your family sortie into the Highlands than at Scotland‘s most picturesque loch? Ferries connect some of Loch... Read more »

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  • A day-by-day itinerary for the perfect weekend in Copenhagen

    A day-by-day itinerary for the perfect weekend in Copenhagen

    June 16th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    Once a low-key underrated city, Copenhagen has recently been showered with superlatives, with polls claiming it to have the best quality of life and rating its citizens the happiest people on the planet. If that wasn’t enough, accolades for its cuisine, metro, cycling and design have followed and Danish TV dramas continue to bring its... Read more »

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  • Croatia’s top foodie experiences

    Croatia’s top foodie experiences

    June 15th, 2016Helen Ochyra
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    Why go to Croatia? The unspoiled coastline, with its hundreds of islands and crystal clear waters. The gorgeous ancient walled cities, their beauty so unreal they find themselves starring in the Game of Thrones series and Star Wars movies. The food… wait, the food? Perhaps that last reason is an afterthought, or maybe you’re concerned that... Read more »

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