Two Days in Hanoi

Two days in Hanoi is just enough to give you a taste of one of the world’s most mesmerising cities. In two days you can explore tiny backstreets and visit pagodas, drink egg coffee and watch a water puppet show. You can ride in a cycle rickshaw and find out more about the culture of Vietnam in the city’s wonderful…

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Things to do with Kids in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an easy city to fall in love with. The easygoing capital of Scotland is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities – its New Town is one of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in the world – and its unique combination of stunning historic buildings and rugged natural landscape has instantly earned it a place on our list…

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The 8 Castles in London You Need to Visit

My kids are on a mission to visit all the castles in London. They love nothing better than spending the day walking along battlements, climbing into towers and seeing how much bling they can spot in the royal apartments. The royal palaces and castles in London are a great way to uncover nearly 1,000 years of history and to take…

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Underground Secrets and things to do in Saint-Emilion

It’s famous for its delicious red wine but did you know that Saint-Émilion is one of the prettiest small towns in South West France? This little medieval town is a maze of narrow cobbled streets lined with stone buildings, wine shops, macaroon bakeries and limestone churches. It’s a popular day trip from Bordeaux but there are so many things to…

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Culture and Cakes on a Bordeaux Bike Tour

Some places are just better by bike. Take cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen where there are more bicycles than cars, or Tuscany where you can cycle between medieval towns and villages, biking through some of the prettiest countryside in Italy. Then there are the parks in London, which we’ve just rediscovered by renting bikes for the day. And now, thanks to…

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