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48 travel features tagged “Weekends”

Alternative Olympic bases

As London hotels sell out at sky-high prices, other UK cities are offering rooms for less than £100 per night, less than two hours by train from the Olympic events.
Read more… 19 June 2012

Following the vines to upstate New York

The Finger Lakes wine region has come a long way in the last 50 years, with wines worthy of worldwide interest, affordable upscale hotels and a burgeoning farm-to-table culinary scene.
Read more… 18 May 2012

The chilled out wineries of California’s Anderson Valley

An hour north of Napa and Sonoma is a picturesque and easygoing wine experience where they turned sheep farms into chardonnays.
Read more… 17 May 2012

Four unmissable day trips from London

From the dreaming spires of Oxford to sophisticated, sexy Brighton, from upper crust Windsor and Eton to classy Bath, you can easily hop on a train or bus to a range of real gems.
Read more… 27 April 2012


A watery weekend from Buenos Aires

The Tigre Delta, with its thousands of remote islands, lies just 35km north of the Argentine capital, and provides the perfect weekend escape from the commotion of the big city.
Read more… 13 April 2012

Day trips from Copenhagen

A world class modern art museum, the sandy beaches of the Danish Riviera and the castle where Hamlet was set can all be reached by train in little more than an hour.
Read more… 13 April 2012

Five railway escapes

Travel fast to Provence on a French TGV train or take it slow over afternoon tea in a vintage stream-drawn railway carriage on these UK-based weekend trips.
Read more… 15 March 2012

Day trips from Dublin

The rolling hills around the Irish capital are endowed with an array of easily accessible side trips, from charming coastal villages to breathtaking mountain scenery.
Read more… 13 March 2012

Day trips from Havana

When the urge to get out of town hits, find respite at restorative spots within striking distance of the Cuban capital.
Read more… 17 February 2012

Southern California’s Danish-themed side trip

At 100 years old, the colourful town of Solvang has thrived by attracting oenephiles, birders, bikers, book worms and foodies.
Read more… 25 November 2011

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