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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…

A wild city…

Once described as ‘Manhattan with mountains’ by The New York Times, Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Kuoni Aberdeen recommends visiting in summer to make the most of the thriving foodie scene, surprising beaches and utterly gob-smacking wildlife. Vancouver is one of the best bases in the world for whale…

Make a date with Dubrovnik

As we approached the spectacular walled port city of Dubrovnik along a precarious cliff-side road, our driver informed us that the Adriatic coast is said to resemble the Mediterranean before tourism really took off. Certainly the first impression of sparklingly clear azure waters and white-walled buildings with picturesque rustic tiles seemed to bear that out.…

To Boldly Go: Learning Holidays

Learning holidays have become fashionable in the last few years. It’s all about picking up new skills in a convivial, unpressured environment, with good food and top class accommodation. You can learn almost anything – from Italian to opera, patisserie to path laying or yoga to yodelling (okay, maybe not yodelling…) Cookery in Umbria How…

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