Cultural revolution or what? This resort is a long march from stale notions of the people’s paradise. But however odd, says Oliver Bennett, it makes a luxurious change


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They’re houseboats but not as we know them: trust the Danes to come up with a more stylish option. Oliver Bennett climbs aboard


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Beginning in Palladio’s Villa Saraceno, Oliver Bennett takes a tour of the Renaissance architect’s palazzos


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It’s stylish, surprising and unique. Welcome to Lucerne, William Cook’s favourite Swiss city


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The Giant’s Causeway was an oasis of calm for Oliver Bennett when he went on a musical tour of the north of Ireland that took him from Belfast to Donegal


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How many famous Belgian towns can you name? Oliver Bennett enjoys a weekend in his favourite (and it’s not Bruges, Brussels or Antwerp)


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What’s not to like about the Lot, says Oliver Bennett, who is enchanted by this region in southern France


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As an introduction to Istanbul, the Pera Palace is in a class of its own. Oliver Bennett enjoys the luxury of Agatha Christie’s favourite hotel


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