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5
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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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5
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Destination: New York City
Trip type: Short Break
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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4.8
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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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5
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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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5
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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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5
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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 »
#8/58
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4.5
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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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Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
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 »
#10/58
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4.5
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Destination: Cape Cod
Trip type: Short Break
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 »
#11/58
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4
(1 comment)
Destination: New York City
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
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 »
#12/58
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4
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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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4
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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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4
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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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4
(2 comments)
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 »
#17/58
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4
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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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4
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Destination: New York City
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
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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4
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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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