4 reasons to visit the mountains in Japan

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Think of Japan and you’ll picture the buzzing city of Tokyo, ancient temples, and a fun-loving culture built around anime. You might even think of their infamous, high tech, music-playing toilets. As far as the more natural attractions go, you may recall the annual cherry blossom festival that takes place throughout the nation in the spring. But would you think...

How to see more during your next weekend in Europe

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With most people limited by set holiday allocations each year, we’re always looking for ways to see and do more in less time. This time, the focus is on how you could explore more places during one weekend in Europe. Whether you want to follow your taste buds on a foodie, cultural trip, or hit the city and then wrap...

Experience the best nightlife in Europe in these 5 cities

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For a night out like no other, you need to experience the best nightlife in Europe, where you'll find ruin, rooftop and riverside bars…

Five ways to travel around Europe without flying

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If your base is in the UK, then continental Europe is just waiting for you to explore it. Cross one small sea, place your feet on the ground, and you’re ready to set off! But how? Being one large land mass with a long, meandering coastline, there are lots of ways to travel around Europe. Hopping from one flight to another...

Five of the most beautiful beaches in Europe

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Short-haul beaches in Europe that you can visit this summer for a taste of the tropics near the UK, with white sand, turquoise sea and some real hidden gems