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Eight spots for when you need to get away for a weekend

Eight spots for when you need to get away for a weekend

By Nikki Ekstein
August 20, 2017

NEW YORK, Aug 20 — Generally speaking, you need a minimum of three days when visiting a new city. It’s just enough time to scout out a favourite restaurant, find the best must-see attractions, pin down a couple of great boutiques, and check out a lesser-visited, local-feeling neighbourhood. In my mind, it’s the only way to truly get a sense of the destination — to know a place rather than see it. But there are exceptions. On a recent trip to Africa, I spent only one night in... Read more

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Tourists are seen walking along a trail in Rila Mountain, Bulgaria August 20, 2017.  — Reuters pic

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