Europe


Cambridge – Things to See & Do England

The historic city of Cambridge is home to one of England’s two great universities. And like its rival Oxford, it has colleges that date back more than 700 years and some of the great names of learning attached to it. Built astride the River Cam, it is a city of bicycles, of art and culture, of summer days spent lazing on the banks of the...

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Explore Formentera – Things to See & Do Spain

Steve Warren goes in search of peace on a holiday to Ibiza in the Balearics. Ibiza can be wild. And I’m not talking about the weather. Anyone who’s had the misfortune of going to San Antonio will know what I mean. And while Ibiza Town is more sophisticated, it’s still a busy old place. But there is somewhere to escape to if you want a...

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France

Concarneau has been a vital fishing port for the French for centuries but it’s also a handy base for a holiday in Brittany, as Steve Warren reports. It’s all about fish in Concarneau. The restaurants trip over themselves to serve the freshest seafood; the harbour is full of fishing boats; there’s even a museum of fishing. This is a town that grew rich on tuna...

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Greece

James Brooke visits one of the most glamorous of the Greek islands – Mykonos. Circling around the granite island of Mykonos in our cramped Airbus, we caught sight of the landmarks easily in the cloudless skies. The historic windmills that once milled wheat, the whitewashed buildings shimmering in the sunshine, the chaotic Paraportiani church, the rocky promontory of Little Venice. It looked stunning. Whatever problems...

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