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South African dreams

Luxurious, exotic, and adventurous – A Honeymoon in the Western Cape has it all. With its mountainous ranges and sandy beaches stretching from coast to coast, the Western Cape’s Garden Route is famous for its vast natural beauty and its vibrant and cosmopolitan towns. The first, and perhaps most important, port of call on the…

Y Viva España!

New departures from Aberdeen International Airport this Spring mean that it’s now easier and cheaper to get some Spanish sun without tiresome transfers. The Costas and Canaries offer great weather, beaches, food and unrivalled people watching opportunities, but there’s also plenty to do if you can bear to leave your pool-side lounger… This year there…

Magical Marrakech!

If you need a few days in the sun, but want rather more than a beach break and an endless supply of watered down cocktails, you could make a worse choice than Marrakech. The combination of  dusty sunbaked walls, a bewildering maze of market stalls and Moroccan cuisine give the city a timeless air of…

Tallinn: Gem of the Baltic

With its rich history, stunning architecture and stylish residents, the Estonian capital of Tallinn has a lot to offer those looking for a charming weekend getaway. Tallinn’s medieval old town is an endless source of delight. Walk through the centuries-old town wall, explore churches galore, and delve into the town’s dungeons for a theatrical tour…

Barra: A brilliant little jewel

Like many Aberdonians, I’m fairly well travelled. A combination of work and holidays has taken me all the way from Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, yet I’ve never really explored my own country. I know the North-east well – except the hilly or snowy bits – and I’m familiar with the best shopping streets and galleries of…

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