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Whether it’s a stylish beachside shack in Mexico, a boutique spa in the Cotswolds or the best new budget hotel in New York – we're constantly on the lookout to find great places to stay. Here, our travel and hotel review team will share with you the fantastic places they've been visiting recently.

A week or two in Puglia: What to see, do and eat

A week or two in Puglia: What to see, do and eat

04.10.17

Exploring Italy's new hot destination with its crystalline seas, wonderful food and fantastic wine along with some beautiful affordable boutique hotels

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What to do with a weekend in Bristol

What to do with a weekend in Bristol

16.08.17

Creative Producer and fun making Bristolian, Amy Hydes shares her tips on how to make the most of a weekend in Bristol

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A week in Rajasthan: Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur

A week in Rajasthan: Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur

07.08.17

Here we share our Rajasthani meanderings – from Jaipur to Jodhpur and onto Udaipur with a few stops in between

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A week in Kerala: Varkala, the backwaters and Fort Cochin

A week in Kerala: Varkala, the backwaters and Fort Cochin

02.08.17

Keen to escape to warmer climes - we headed out to Kerala for some sun, sea and serious exploration of the state's infamous backwaters

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Beach hopping in Goa: The best beaches, restaurants and boutique hotels

Beach hopping in Goa: The best beaches, restaurants and boutique hotels

02.08.17

We share our top picks for a beach break in India's laid-back and lovely Goa

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Seville: What to do, see and eat in the capital of Spain's Andalucia region

Seville: What to do, see and eat in the capital of Spain's Andalucia region

31.07.17

Art Director and photographer Natalie Vosloo shares her top picks on things to do, see and eat in Seville

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Top healthy foodie spots in Stockholm

Top healthy foodie spots in Stockholm

20.07.17

Danielle Copperman, model and founder of Qnola, shares her top healthy foodie spots in Stockholm

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Top 10 things to do in Barcelona

Top 10 things to do in Barcelona

12.07.17

From tapas to touring and architecture to beach time - we share our top things to do, see and eat

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Wonderful wild swimming spots across Europe

Wonderful wild swimming spots across Europe

17.07.17

We share some of Europe's best wild swimming spots along with the best affordable boutique hotels nearby

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An art filled weekend in Amsterdam: What to see and where to stay

An art filled weekend in Amsterdam: What to see and where to stay

27.06.17

Long-time art lover Alice Fewery shares her top picks of Amsterdam's galleries and museums

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The best places to stay and eat in Rome’s historic Monti district

The best places to stay and eat in Rome’s historic Monti district

23.05.17

Alex Head of the Social Pantry shares her top picks for eating and drinking local in Rome's vibrant Monti district along with the best places to stay

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Top 10 dog friendly affordable boutique hotels

Top 10 dog friendly affordable boutique hotels

16.05.17

Check out our top dog-friendly budget boutique hotels that will welcome both you and your pooch

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Springtime in Paris: Exploring new sides of the city

Springtime in Paris: Exploring new sides of the city

25.04.17

From green spaces to markets and a new boutique hotel - here are a few alternative Paris highlights

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A weekend in Lisbon: Where to go, what to eat and the best boutique hotels

A weekend in Lisbon: Where to go, what to eat and the best boutique hotels

10.04.17

Alice Fewery shares her top tips on how to spend a weekend in Portugal's capital - from where to wander, to the best restaurants and hotels

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10 great places to go between Christmas and New Year

10 great places to go between Christmas and New Year

07.09.16

Wondering what to do with yourself in that graveyard slot? Here are some last minute ideas for a couple of days away this 'Twixmas'

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Best affordable boutique hotel spa breaks in Europe

Best affordable boutique hotel spa breaks in Europe

07.11.16

There's nothing better than a little spa break away and it doesn't have to cost you the earth either.

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10 days in Crete: The best beaches and boutique hotels

10 days in Crete: The best beaches and boutique hotels

21.09.16

Gorgeous beaches, crystalline sea, sweet tavernas, wonderful history and beautiful boutique hotels to boot

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24 hours in Brighton: Top 5 things to do

24 hours in Brighton: Top 5 things to do

10.08.16

Here we share our top picks on what to do, see and eat with 24 hours in Brighton following a fun night away to celebrate dear Dicky’s birthday

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Minimoon-ing in Budapest: A surprisingly romantic destination for a short-haul city break away

Minimoon-ing in Budapest: A surprisingly romantic destination for a short-haul city break away

22.07.16

WanderLuce shares her thoughts on why Budapest makes for a surprisingly great minimoon destination

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24 hours in Bordeaux: Good food, great wine and bicycles

24 hours in Bordeaux: Good food, great wine and bicycles

12.07.16

What to do with 24 hours in this fun and vibrant city - from food to art to bicycles and of course... wine

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Top 5 destinations for a UK summer weekend away

Top 5 destinations for a UK summer weekend away

11.06.16

We share our top destinations for a UK summer weekend away – including things to do, how to get there from London and the best affordable boutique hotels

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New York's best boutique hotels on a budget

New York's best boutique hotels on a budget

01.06.16

New York is an expensive city - and finding charming, comfortable and affordable places to stay can be tricky. Here we share with you four of our favourite hotels in New York City - from West Village to Long Island City and a couple of places inbetween.

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24 hours in Glasgow: Cool things to do, see and eat

24 hours in Glasgow: Cool things to do, see and eat

09.05.16

Here are our tips on what to do, see and eat with just a short time to spend in this fun and vibrant city...

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The top five boutique hotels in Bangkok for around £100 per night

The top five boutique hotels in Bangkok for around £100 per night

22.04.16 / Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is one of Doris & Dicky's most popular destinations. Here we share with you the top five affordable boutique hotels this buzzing city has to offer

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Our 17 favourite boutique hotels in Europe for around £100 per night

Our 17 favourite boutique hotels in Europe for around £100 per night

07.02.17

Doris & Dicky share some of their top picks for budget boutique hotels across Europe

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Cool things to do and where to stay in Dominica

Cool things to do and where to stay in Dominica

15.02.16

Discovering the gem that is Dominica: How to get there, when to go, where to stay and the top 10 things to do once there

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Boutique Hotels in Rome for around £100

Boutique Hotels in Rome for around £100

18.08.15 / Rome, Italy

Doris & Dicky share the the best budget boutique hotels in Rome for under £100 per night

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2 Weeks in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro State

2 Weeks in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro State

03.11.15

Doris & Dicky explore Brazil's spectacular Rio de Janeiro State -stopping off in Búzios, Rio, Paraty and Ilha Grande in the search for the best cheap boutique hotels

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Top 5 cheap boutique weekend city breaks in Europe

Top 5 cheap boutique weekend city breaks in Europe

30.09.16

Looking for an autumn getaway? Here are our top 5 destinations for a European city break this November

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Cheap boutique hotels in Paris for under £100

Cheap boutique hotels in Paris for under £100

11.07.16

Doris & Dicky share their top 5 best budget boutique hotels in Paris

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Beautiful beaches, boutique hotels and sunshine in Lanzarote

Beautiful beaches, boutique hotels and sunshine in Lanzarote

16.09.15

Roxane shares her love of Lanzarote and it's hidden gems

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A stopover in Singapore - What to do with a few hours or more to play with

A stopover in Singapore - What to do with a few hours or more to play with

22.09.15

Expat Eliza shares her top tips on what to do, see and eat in Singapore

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Wine tasting: English fizz or Champagne?

Wine tasting: English fizz or Champagne?

23.09.15

Always partial to a glass or two and with the grape harvest nearly upon us, Doris & Dicky head down to Sussex, Kent and Surrey to find out who’s producing the finest English fizz

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The best budget boutique hotels for some autumn sun

The best budget boutique hotels for some autumn sun

21.08.17

Looking to stretch your summer out as long as possible? Well, look no further. Here are our top pick destinations for some short-haul autumn sun

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Best boutique hotels in London for around £100

Best boutique hotels in London for around £100

19.01.16

Doris & Dicky share the best places to stay in London on a budget

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Doris & Dicky - Launch

Doris & Dicky - Launch

01.09.15

Press release announcing launch of new handpicked collection of budget boutique hotels from across the world

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What to do with a long weekend in Porto

What to do with a long weekend in Porto

22.03.16 / Porto

Porto's charming cobbled streets, lovely beaches and delicious seafood make it the perfect place for a weekend break

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Two weeks island hopping in Greece

Two weeks island hopping in Greece

27.06.15 / Greece

Azure blue seas, incredible hospitality and a dip into Athens' thriving art scene

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Guest Blog: What to do with 4 days in LA

Guest Blog: What to do with 4 days in LA

10.04.15 / Los Angeles

Travel Editor, Kat Patrick, shares her top tips on eating, drinking and looking for love in the City of Angels

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A weekend in Seville

A weekend in Seville

01.05.15 / Seville

Doris & Dicky co-founder, Roxane, heads off on a girls weekend to sunny Seville

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