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Don’t overlook these unique villages Unique and incredible villages just waiting to be discovered Holidays are fast approaching and if you’re looking for an extra-special escape, these five incredible unique towns promise a most memorable experience. Giethoorn, Netherlands Looking for peace and quiet but don’t want to go to

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Dishes you just can't miss out on. A country is defined by its people, its culture and its iconic dishes. No matter where you’re going or what you’re doing, food is a staple of life. Often the days are marked by the fabulous food you’ve sampled or

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Venice’s most luxurious stays Experience the best in luxury as you are enveloped in the magnificence of Venice. You can’t help but get a sense of wonderment as you stroll down laneway after laneway in one of the most famous cities in the world. Venice is known

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Sample some of the best Italian gelato If there’s one thing you do when you visit Italy, its eat gelato. A pinnacle of Italy, you’ll easily find gelato stores as you wander the historic, cobbled streets of any Italian town. Just in case you want to try

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Best views rival even the food Travel to these unique restaurants around the world, where the best views await. Asiate in New York, USA A trip to New York isn’t complete until you’ve seen the skyline and the view from Asiate will assuredly give you one of the

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Sleep like royalty in one of these five-star castle hotels. Add some majesty to your next holiday with a stay in one of the finest castles, now converted to luxury hotels with a dash of royal style. Ashford Castle, County Mayo, Ireland Once home to the Guinness family, this

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Four hundred candles light La Sponda in the evenings, but it is the cliff-side restaurant’s Michelin star that is its brightest achievement. Chef Matteo Temperini creates traditional Mediterranean cuisine that seamlessly becomes a feature of the magical atmosphere that unfolds before you. Expect a reinvention of traditional

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A muse for artists and a retreat for the aristocracy, Lake Como has enchanted visitors since the Romans holidayed at its shore. Charmed by sunny days, Italian hospitality and the lake’s jewelled tones, Cathy Wagstaff indulges in a taste of la dolce vita.

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HOTEL ART COLLECTIONS 11 of 16 The Tuscan capital and timeless symbol of the Renaissance is no stranger to exceptional art but few Florentine hotels allow their guests to sleep among centuries-old masterpieces. The seven-year restoration of the 15th-century Palazzo della Gherardesca and the 16th-century Il Conventino

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To stay in Hotel Punta Tragara’s Penthouse Suite might well be heaven on earth. Cocooned in a brilliant burnt Tuscan-style exterior, with windows that look out across the dramatic drop of Capri’s Faraglioni rocks to the town of Marina Piccola, this is a haven of plush high-design interiors in a

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