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Seville Courtyard in Cordoba

A weekend in Seville

Destination: Seville

Spring and autumn are the perfect times to visit the Andalucian city of Seville and explore the real Spain

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Amelienbad Swimming pool

Time for a new view on Vienna

Destination: Vienna

“You must go to Vienna – it’s like Paris, but without the French!” So says the David Frost character in the film Frost/Nixon. But is he right?

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Touring Jurmala’s huge beaches and dense forests on board a big old quad bike

A weekend in regal Riga

Destination: Riga

Tired of too many tourists and escalating prices? Head north for a weekend break in one of Europe’s most captivating and under-explored capital cities

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Porthmeor Beach, St Ives

A revitalised St Ives

Destination: St Ives

There are three very good reasons to visit St Ives right now: the ailing pound against the euro, a great new luxury place to stay, and a fantastic exhibition at the Tate

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Durham Cathedral

Durham: a jewel in the north's crown

by Glynis

Destination: Durham

With fascinating sights and friendly people, wild landscapes and a warm welcome, the compact city of Durham has more than enough to keep you entertained on a weekend away

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Zizkov TV Tower from up close

Take a trip to Prague's tallest building

by rfield

Destination: Prague

Prague is surely the prettiest and most photogenic city in the world. But when you’ve seen enough historic architecture, the tallest (and ugliest) building in town is well worth a visit

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Leeds Town Hall

How to spend a weekend in Leeds

Destination: Leeds

Once famous for its wool and textiles, Leeds is now a cosmopolitan and vibrant city ideal for a short break. The city is home to excellent shopping, culture, food and nightlife

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The Porta Nigra in Trier - entrance to the city centre

Trier, Germany: a city with more Roman ruins than Rome

by rfield

Destination: Trier

If classical architecture, wine and historic sights on every street corner are your thing, you opt for a short break in Rome, don’t you? Nein! Get yourself on a plane to Trier – Germany's oldest city

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Wind your way around ancient villages dating back more than 2,000 years!

Yemen: a living fairy tale

by rwicks

Destination: Sanaa

There were plenty of people who warned us off going to Yemen, but we chose to ignore them - and discovered an architectural wonder forgotten by time, plus a whole lot of fun

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Passion: street tango in La Boca

A passion for Buenos Aires

Destination: Buenos Aires

There's nowhere quite like the Argentinian capital: if you fancy learning to tango, feasting on the best steak ever or simply snapping up a bargain leather jacket, Buenos Aires is the place to be

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