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Sardinia

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Sardinia is a large Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea. It has nearly 2,000km of coastline, sandy beaches and a mountainous interior crossed with hiking trails. Its rugged landscape is dotted with thousands of nuraghi – mysterious Bronze Age stone ruins shaped like beehives. One of the largest and oldest nuraghi is Su Nuraxi in […]

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Corfu

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There is plenty to see on Corfu, one of the greenest of the Greek islands – thanks to intermittent but torrential rains from September to June, and the thousands of olive trees that carpet the land­scape. It is also, perhaps surprisingly, one of the more rural, sleepy islands away from the touristic honeypots. Corfu, known […]

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Portugal

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The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is known for its Mediterranean style beaches and golf resorts, although it’s on the Atlantic. Whitewashed fishing villages on low cliffs overlooking sandy coves were transformed in the 1960’s, and now its central coast between Lagos and Faro is lined with villas, hotels, bars and restaurants. The region’s western Atlantic […]

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Netherlands

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From riding bikes to using public transport, I love the culture of The Netherlands. I find that it has a unique sophistication that’s hard to match. Find yourself a lovely cafe, order a beer and watch the world go by, it makes for a wonderful place to people watch. Parents riding bikes with two and […]

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