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The online magazine for the Mr & Mrs Smith travel club

Five of the best: cities by the sea in Europe

From Basque Country bars to Bay of Biscay beaches; the Acropolis to the Athenian Riviera – our favourite spots for combining culture with coast

Villa series: romantic getaways

In the first part of our seasonal special, we've selected hideaways for couples, so all you need to do is pick a partner…

Catch a break: the world’s best surf hotels 

We ride the wave from California to Chile in search of swell hotels for both bed and board