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I’m bored! Bristol isn’t the most beautiful city in the world (the blitz and brutalist post-war planning saw to that), but it compensates with a unique, offbeat charm. Cycle paths, community farms, street art, street… Read more

Italians were born for beaches. Summer means serried rows of sunbeds and regimented beach games. It’s all about bonding and strutting your stuff in matching tangerine mankinis. But relax: it’s not all like that.… Read more

Winning tip: Miles of sand, the Netherlands Texel – an island in North Holland province – amazed us with its varied, rugged-to-manicured feel. It has about 20 miles of beaches on its western coast, many with activities… Read more

In some New York neighbourhoods every other bar seems to be either Irish-themed or Irish-owned. In a city that remains the spiritual home of the Great Irish Bar, the challenge becomes how to sort the genuine from the… Read more