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If you love to travel but have limited time, then this is the site for you.  Travel On A Time Budget provides great ideas for short breaks and highlights some of the interesting, unusual or must-do things in a place.  You don’t always need unlimited time – just a passion for travel and some great ideas!

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The Bernina Express: riding on top of the world through Switzerland’s spectacular mountains

If you love trains, mountains, or both, then this is the ideal trip for you.  The Bernina Express, a 122 km train journey through some of Switzerland’s most breath-taking and picturesque scenery, is an unforgettable experience and a great way to savour the diverse Swiss landscape on a short trip away. We had been on a short weekend break in...
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The Sanguinaires Archipelago: A Corsican treasure

Corsica is famed for its outstanding scenery: towering, rugged mountains, emerald green forests which sweep across the island, wide stretches of golden sand beaches, and imposing fortresses that overlook its charming towns and cities. However, the sheer fact that two-thirds of this French island is mountainous and a fifth is forested means that exploring this spectacular scenery on a short...
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Riga from the water: a great way to take in the sights

If Estonia’s capital Tallinn has that instant wow factor, its Latvian neighbour Riga is a slow burner. Arriving for a one night break, I did what most tourists do and immediately headed for the old town, a charming warren of medieval streets which are great for pottering around and soaking in the fine buildings, such as the House of the Blackheads,...
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