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Hamburg waterfront

48 hours in Hamburg: Avoid the Reeperbahn to grab a free ride

‘Hamburg? You’ll be going to the Reeperbahn then?” No. Really don’t bother. The Reeperbahn is Hamburg’s notorious ‘sex street’ lined with bars and brothels. There is even a sex shop above McDonald’s (cue Happy Meal gags!). In reality it’s a dual carriageway that’s crass, noisy and intimidating. Best to have […]

New Forest

48 hours in the New Forest

The New Forest National ParkĀ and surrounding areas has it all – great countryside, beaches, country pubs and some top tourist attractions. The actual park is a mosaic of ancient and ornamental woodland, open heather-covered heaths, rivers and valley mires, a coastline of mudflats and saltmarshes, and pretty, villages. It is […]

Madrid

48 hours in Madrid

Whether you enjoy hopping from bar to bar, walking the cobbled streets or simply watching the world go by from a park bench, Madrid has something for everyone. Here are five suggestions that can easily be fitted into a weekend – a mix of walking, eating, relaxing and football that […]