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New York is a uniquely idiosyncratic city - and it's almost impossible to chart in a simple travel guide. The only advice? Make sure you know Fifth and Seventh Avenues!... read more »
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Fewer tourists, less perspiration, and lower prices – what’s not to like about New York in winter?... read more »
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Destination: New York City
Hotels in the Big Apple are notoriously expensive, but you can find a funky guesthouse, b&b or “Pod Room” with bunkbeds for less than $185 a night – often within a five-minute walk of Times Square... read more »
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Destination: New York City
Sassy and smart, the Meatpacking District is the place for New York's young movers and shakers to head for swish boutiques, trendy restaurants and rooftop martinis... read more »
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Walt Disney World in Florida is called 'the happiest place on earth' for a reason - but it's only true if you don't queue. Here's how to do the Magic Kingdom without tears and tantrums... read more »
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Destination: Las Vegas
Las Vegas is a city like no other, with opulent hotels, lavish entertainment, non-stop fun – and a host of free attractions. In this guide, I hope to help first-timers get the most out of Sin City... read more »
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Destination: Las Vegas
Spin the foodie wheel of fortune in Las Vegas and even if you lose on the casino tables you can be a winner on the buffet tables... read more »
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Destination: Sonoma, California
Spend a couple of days in California’s lesser-known wine region of Sonoma, a perfect short break from San Francisco for foodies and wine lovers... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: New York City
New York City is one of the best places in the world to indulge in a spot of retail therapy - especially if you know just where to go to find the best deals... read more »
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Destination: Cape Cod
Looking for a special summer holiday? Cape Cod is known as one of America’s favourite vacation destinations. Great beaches; romantic inns, fine restaurants and history that goes back 400 years... read more »
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Destination: New York City
Leave your tourist bubble, stop criss-crossing Manhattan in the back of a yellow cab and try the quickest and cheapest way to get around New York City. I’ve seen the future – and it’s train-shaped... read more »
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Destination: New York City
You've seen New York in the movies a thousand times but nothing beats the real thing. Here's where to add some film-star magic to your stay in Manhattan... read more »
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For an exciting, fun-packed short stay or a stopover think Texas - the Lone Star state, JR Ewing and the Alamo. Now think Austin - the undisputed live music capital of the World. You'll love it!... read more »
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Destination: West Hollywood
Small but perfectly formed, with a vibrant nightlife, West Hollywood is every bit as exclusive as its more famous LA neighbours. Here's where to stay, eat, drink and hang out in cosmopolitan WeHo... read more »
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Destination: Las Vegas
Don't chuck your hard-earned cash away. Avoid over-priced meals, find free drinks, and save your money for your buy-ins... read more »
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Destination: Seattle
It's a US city renowned for its live music scene, a great farmers' market and cafés where you can chill out with a Grande caramel macchiato. Best of all, many of its cultural events are free ... read more »
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Destination: New York City
To stroll along Fifth Avenue is to see New York at its glitziest and most glamorous, from the high-class window-shopping at Harry Winston to the knock-out views from the Top of the Rock... read more »
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Seeing more of the world is a top priority for holidaymakers in 2010, as is keeping a tight grip on the budget. Follow my advice to bag a bargain and save money before and during your travels... read more »
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Destination: New York City
Don't waste precious sightseeing hours with indecision about where to slake a thirst or silence a rumbling stomach - just head straight for these top spots to eat and drink in New York... read more »
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