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Valentine's Day 2019: The world's least romantic cities, from Venice to Barcelona

12 Feb: Valentine's Day 2019: The world's least romantic cities, from Venice to Barcelona

The cities to avoid/embrace this V-day, depending on whether you’re looking for romance or a break from swooning couples. Venice, Italy Italy’s lagoon city is many things. Historic? Why yes. Beautiful? Most certainly. A giddy triumph of architectural creativity and whimsical dreams over the basic fact that things built into water will eventually sink? Absolutely…

How to see the best of New York in a day

09 Feb: How to see the best of New York in a day

Welcome to a new series about the “micro-trip” – journeys that involve parachuting into a destination for a very extreme itinerary. We’re tactical travellers these days (2017 research from the Office for National Statistics showed that Brits are shunning longer trips for short breaks and quickie holidays) and thanks to a whole host of new flights from well-connected…