Your alternative weekend guide to Amsterdam

Well known for canals and the infamous Red Light District, Amsterdam is a popular weekend break with tourists often finding themselves at the same popular sites. Want to explore some of the less well-known areas on your city break? Add some of the following activities onto...

48 hours in the Algarve, Portugal

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There’s something special about the Algarve. From the moment you step off the plane you can feel the warmth, not only of the incredibly agreeable weather, but also of the people, and let’s not forget the food. This has long been a hotspot for holidaymakers who...

48 Hours in Paris

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Whilst perhaps not the most surprising destination choice, sometimes you can't go wrong with the classic, intoxicating appeal of Paris. The French capital is full of cultural and culinary surprises, which always make it a worthwhile weekend trip. Getting There Hop on the Eurostar from St-Pancras International and...

Revealed: best and worst places to be a woman in the UK

BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour has revealed new research showing the best and worst places to be a woman in the UK.  The National Centre for Social Research analysis used factors including education and the gender pay gap to put East Dunbartonshire at the top of the...