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On the tapas trail in Seville

Forget Michelin-starred restaurants and fine dining: in Seville, you may well have your best meal standing in a packed bar. Andalucía’s fiery capital has long been renowned for its tapas and still today the evening tapeo (tapas bar crawl) is central to much social life in the city. But what is an authentic Seville tapas experience like? What can […]

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Find your perfect Croatian island

Croatia has 1246 islands, and while many of them are mere rocks jutting out of the Adriatic, that still leaves dozens of excellent options to agonise over while you’re planning your summer escape. Here are 10 tailored options, listed from north to south, to get you started. Osor, on Cres Island, is the perfect place […]

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Top five reasons to visit Poland

With its picturesque old towns and medieval architecture, wild forests and powdery-sand beaches, humming city life and imaginative culinary scene, Poland is a country that’s as captivating as it is surprising. Here are our top five reasons to visit. Urban antics aplenty Poland’s two biggest cities, Kraków and Warsaw, may be vastly different from each other, but both […]

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My city: Zürich

Lonely Planet Local Claudia Peter has lived in and around Zürich for her entire life. Despite slinging on her rucksack and heading out as far as Ladakh in India and Lone Pine in the USA, she has always returned to the city’s lakeside splendour in search of good coffee, live music and food that reminds […]

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The best UK cities on a budget

Travel in the UK can be a bargain experience if you do it right. Museums and galleries are often free, historic cities and parks offer plenty of options for exploration, and there are top class options to eat and drink on a budget, whether you’re after a Moroccan tagine or classic British cafe fare. Edinburgh’s […]

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A guide to the cutting-edge architecture of Oslo

Contemporary architecture might not be something that immediately springs to mind when thinking about Oslo, so you may be surprised by some of the adventurous buildings that have sprung up in the Norwegian capital over the last decade – from innovative museums and experimental high-rises to one of Scandinavia’s sexiest opera houses. Natural light floods […]

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