A Break from the Norm

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If you are one of those people who like to shy away from the crowds and enjoy seeing something a little bit different then you may be planning a short break somewhere away from the expected. Across the world there are hundreds of countries and cities waiting for you to discover them, from the ancient Tombs of the Kings in Cyprus to the Day of the Dead festival in Mexico there is a huge choice of exciting and different places to see.

With the autumn weather drawing in now is the perfect time to put on your adventure boots and start exploring. Whether it’s a weekend break in Dubrovnik or a voyage of discovery to the stunning Pyramids of Egypt there are a great number of beautiful and fascinating sights to choose from. Here is our selection of some of the must see destinations:


The 2011 European Capital of Culture Tallinn is the capital city of Estonia. With cobbled streets, medieval city walls and the striking Toompea Castle it is a beautiful city well worth visiting.


Near the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, Marrakech combines bustling city life with a rich landscape. Close to the valley of the Draa River, near the Sahara desert and the beautiful Waterfalls of Beni Mellal there is plenty to see and do in this great city.


Although popular, if you travel outside of the summer months then you can enjoy this remarkable Island without the crowds. Santorini is one of Greeks most beautiful islands, with traditional white buildings, an active volcano and surrounded in the myth of the lost Atlantis it’s an ideal spot to escape to.

So there’s a few of our suggestions for something a little bit different, where would you go to?

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