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    Guide Michelin France 2016 : three stars for Le Squer and Ducasse

      It is with a minute of silence for the death of Benoît Violier started the great mass of Michelin. The world gastronomy, meeting Monday morning at place Vendôme in Paris, didn't have the heart at the party, after the announcement of the grand Franco-Swiss Chief alleged suicide, Sunday, [...]
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    20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

    From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe? We give you 20 stunning European cities to visit in your 20s... The [...]
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    A guide to Portugal’s Alentejo region, home of Europe’s finest beaches

    Forget Ibiza. Forget the Riviera. In fact, forget the Med altogether. Portugal’s Alentejo region is lined with glorious beaches – but not many people seem to know about them... It’s 7pm on a balmy Saturday night in June, and I have just ordered my first Sagres beer in I Cervejaria, a restaura[...]
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    16 Reasons You Can't Totally Hate On Belgium

    We may have lost the soccer match (and the epic match that was identification of waffle varieties), but even still, you can't totally hate on Belgium. Why, you ask? They have fries. And just a few other things... 1. There are beaches. ...many beaches. We recommend De Panne, an "endless" strip o[...]
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    Top 6 places to visit while cruising on the Canal du Midi in the South of France

    The 330-year-old Canal du Midi Skirts the sun-drenched shore of the Mediterranean before meandering inland through the fabled ‘Cathar Country’. For those seeking an alternative destination in France, the historic, UNESCO World Heritage status Canal du Midi is perfect, with it’s with its fortified hi[...]
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    The best tennis holidays

    Inspired by Wimbledon? Here are ten of the best tennis holidays, in Britain, Europe and the Caribbean   Cyprus The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy at the Intercontinental Aphrodite Hills resort near Paphos has nine floodlit courts and a team of coaches to teach all ages and abilities (annab[...]
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    Provence If You Like

    Being Scott and Zelda Married new money? Made a stock-market killing? Or just remember the old saw "If you don't travel first class, your heirs will"? Well, the Riviera has been a hard place to practice self-denial ever since F. Scott Fitzgerald arrived with the rest of his Jazz Age literati. So dr[...]
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    A Balkan road trip

    The Balkan Peninsula is great for country hopping – and you can explore these hidden gems without emptying your pockets, says Sara Abbasi. Budva, Montenegro It's all about sun, sand and James Bond in the Montenegrin resort town of Petrovac, which was used as a filming location for Casino Royal[...]
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    Vintage Sicily: a wine tour of the island

    Winemaking in Sicily is as old as the hills, but a new breed of producers is offering a fresh way of getting a taste for it, with great food and accommodation amid the vines. It felt like entering a Bond villain's lair. We followed Viviana Pitino of the Buonivini estate through a door deep in[...]
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    Top 10 Croatian Islands

    From craggy Krk in the north to luscious Mljet in the south, the Croatian Adriatic is teeming with islands, around 1200 in all. The sheer variety of island landscapes is stunning. The terrain can shift abruptly even on the same island as wind-whipped hills give way to rolling vineyards and tranquil [...]
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    Health spa holidays: energy and meditation in Switzerland

    The natural powers at the Sass da Grüm wellness retreat in Switzerland give our writer the chance to tap into a world of calm. "Close your eyes and begin to concentrate on your breathing," said a soft voice from across the circle. It seemed a shame to shut out the view: the sun was setting ov[...]
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    Noma restaurant creates garden as buffer zone against gawkers

    The Copenhagen restaurant Noma attracts so many tourists it has designed a Nordic garden to stop them peering at diners through the windows.   If there's one thing sure to further sour the taste of a pickled quail's egg – one of the many culinary delights on the menu at Noma, "the wor[...]