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Experience the Fiery Festival of Las Fallas in Valencia

If ever proof was needed that Spanish festivals are the craziest and biggest, Las Fallas in Valencia is it. The concept of setting the city alight for a four-day celebration seems insane, but the result is an amazing visual spectacle. Guy Fawkes has nothing on these Spaniards!
The festival of Las Fallas, which means ‘fire torch’ in Spanish, dates back to the 18th century and pays tribute to St Joseph – the patron saint of carpenters. Read more about Experience the Fiery Festival of Las Fallas in Valencia

7 Reasons to Visit Montenegro's Bay of Kotor

Looking for some where to go for the weekend? Have you thought of Kotor? This small hideaway off the coast of Montenegro is an up and coming area that was only on the conversation list.  With the influence of billionaires bucks the area is changing attracting a new crowed while keeping the old - It's history and scenery minus the crowds.  This is an amazing corner of the world that’s about to change forever – make the most of it while you can. Read more about 7 Reasons to Visit Montenegro's Bay of Kotor

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Discover South East Asia’s Most Exciting City, Singapore

Once an intriguing stop-off for passing traffic, Singapore has now established itself as the new go-to holiday destination for savvy travellers with a taste for adventure. With a long and rich history tracing back 700 years, the relative size of this city-state compared to other Southeast Asian destinations means visitors have a chance to explore everything it has to offer in just one holiday. Read more about Discover South East Asia’s Most Exciting City, Singapore

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Make It Northern Ireland This Year

Northern Ireland is always a great place to visit at any time of year, as well as gorgeous scenery, charming country pubs and lively cities, there's a warmth to the welcome that's unbeatable.  With Belfast and the Causeway Coast highlighted as its must visit locations. You can ticked off a few locations in one visit; you can be in the heart of Belfast city in the morning, grabbing brunch in a chic cafe, then standing atop a mountain in glorious solitude just a couple of hours later. Read more about Make It Northern Ireland This Year

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5 Reasons to Visit Barbados

With its five-star villas, white beaches and temperatures higher even than the balmy Caribbean average, Barbados is a byword for the dream holiday.  Barbados might have more than 70 miles of stunning shoreline, but there is so much more to this island than sea and sand (though that’s not a bad place to start).  Browse the Lime grove boutiques, play golf on some of the finest championship courses in the Caribbean, see the island from a different angle on a jeep safari, wander the beautiful Flower Forest, or swim with turtles with Jammin’ Catamaran Cruises. Read more about 5 Reasons to Visit Barbados

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Take a Cultural Weekend Break in New York

A visit to New York doesn't have to be a long one.  A weekend break to the Big Apple is feasible and good way of exploring it bite size chunks.  So, armed with your to-do list: perhaps with activities like to eat a pretzel in Central Park, wander the art-lined walls of the Metropolitan Museum, stroll wide-eyed along Broadway, catch a world-class show, shop the big brands of Fifth Avenue and the vintage boutiques of Williams-burg and go up a very high building. Read more about Take a Cultural Weekend Break in New York

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Visit Fukuoka via Japan's Golden Route

Fukuoka has been rated as one of the most liveable cities in the world, which also makes it a great place to visit. It is also said to be the oldest city in Japan. However, it is probably best known for its yatai or street food stalls, which serve yakitori chicken, oden hot pots and tonkotsu ramen.  The food served is both delicious and affordable and the cuisine is a reflection of the history of this cosmopolitan city on the north coast of Kyushu, the closest of Japan’s four main islands to the Asian mainland. Read more about Visit Fukuoka via Japan's Golden Route

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5 Ski Resorts to Mix the Slope with Culture

I know for most the a ski break is all about the slope. But what if you could mix your skiing activities with other experiences? Like fine dining, yoga and wine-tasting, walking and great festival where some of the best artists come to entertain. For those who don't ski or just do a little then, here you won't be bored or feel jealous watching others enjoy themselves, going up and down the slopes.  Well have found 5 resorts where you can slope off for a bit more than just skiing. Read more about 5 Ski Resorts to Mix the Slope with Culture

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