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The world’s most romantic holiday destinations

Romance and travel have been irrevocably linked for as long as we can remember; after all, the term ‘wanderlust’ means, quite simply, a heady desire to see the world in all of its wondrous glory.

So it makes sense that National Geographic, aka the ultimate experts in travel, have drawn up a list of the world’s dreamiest locations – all of which have one thing in common; love, love, love.


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In their new book, entitled The World’s 50 Most Romantic Destinations: 50 Dreamy Getaways, Private Retreats, and Enchanting Places to Celebrate Love, they take us through a parade of possibilities, enticing us to throw caution to the wind and book that holiday, stat.

From picturesque European cities for sneaky weekend breaks (bonjour Paris!), as well as more unusual and far-flung locations, there’s something here for everyone to fall in love with. So, whether you plan to go there with someone special or treat yourself to the ultimate getaway, it’s definitely worth scrolling through our favourites from the list…

Bon voyage, mon ami!

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