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Autumn city breaks: Europe's greatest capitals
It's that time of year again: uncertainty over whether to pack the umbrella (do it), doubt over whether to cycle in the rain (don't do it), and the annual household argument over central heating (it's definitely cold enough). Yep, Autumn is here. The onset of our third season also means that we...
 
12 classy European destinations that celebrities love
Dramatic shorelines, Mediterranean elegance, iconic walled cities and a quaint Irish town with a friendly dolphin are some of the many attractions that draw celebrities to these classy European holiday destinations. Follow in your favourite celebrity's footsteps to one of these wonderful...
 
Belmond Reid's Palace – A charming and distinctive slice of volcanic paradise
Madeira offers far more than desert wine, cake and flowers, but there are certainly plenty of all three in abundance. I arrive on the maiden British Airways flight (the airline has returned to the island after a 7 year hiatus) to be greeted with a water cannon salute, as a cute little Lego-style...
 
5 reasons why you should go to Portugal right now
Something's up in Portugal. Despite a stellar history and a heritage that saw the nation become the great seafaring pioneers of the Age of Discovery in the 1500s, this small country on the geographic (and, dare we say, metaphorical) margins of Western Europe has of late been happier flying under...
 
10 top tips for getting tickets to see Real Madrid
If you've ever fancied watching the skills of the world's most expensive player, Gareth Bale, or the highest paid player in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo, then Madrid is the place to go. Real Madrid is littered with stars and the Bernabéu stadium is the second largest stadium in Spain, capable of...