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Valencia - Saint Mary's Square and Valencia cathedral, Spain


A short hop from the Costa Blanca resorts and the capital Madrid, Valencia has become one of the hippest travel destinations in Spain, and one of the hottest ti...

Palma de Mallorca - Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca

With its towering cathedral, honey stone streets and a munificence of tapas bars, Palma de Mallorca might be small but it’s certainly not boring.

Málaga - Cityscape Malaga, Spain


The birthplace of Picasso is home to historic fortresses, great beaches and a thriving tapas scene, so it’s little wonder that Malaga is the Costa del Sol...

Granada - Alhambra Sunset, Granada, Spain


Granada is fabled for its exquisite palace-fortress, the Alhambra, but there is more to the Andalusian city than its star attraction. The last redoubt of Mooris...

Bilbao - Pedro Arrupe Footbridge, Bilbao, Spain


In less than 20 years, Bilbao has transformed itself from a nondescript industrial town into one of Spain's coolest destinations. Often described as “grit...

Alicante - Postiguet Beach View, Alicante, Spain


Renowned for its long sandy beaches, vibrant festivals and lively nightlife, Alicante is one of Spain’s and Europe’s main holiday hubs with good rea...

Kyoto - Early morning at Hokanji Temple in the Gion district, Kyoto, Japan


Ruling as Japan’s imperial capital for more than a thousand years, Kyoto is a city steeped in historic lore and legacy, where ancient cobbled streets echo wit...

Istanbul - Hagia Sophia Istanbul, Turkey


Istanbul's amazing cultural heritage is in part due to its location straddling the Bosphorus Strait. At a crucial confluence where Europe meets Asia Minor, the ...