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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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The bright red Riesenrad in Prater Park

Have a whirl around Vienna's architectural sights

by Lucy C

Destination: Vienna

Take a walk around the streets of Vienna combining flamboyant architecture with modern art and lively cafés. You might even bump into Mozart!

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Malmo's liberator King Carl X Gustav

Malmö - a hop over the sea from Copenhagen, by train!

Destination: Malmo

Fabulous architecture, a castle, pavement cafes, great pubs and restaurants, Malmö - where old conflicts have given way to the modern vision of European cooperation

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Durbar Square is at the heart of Kathmandu

A day in Kathmandu, Nepal

Destination: Kathmandu

Chaotic but colourful and vibrant, the very name of Kathmandu conjures up images of a mystical and alluring city. Here are just some of the not-to-be missed sights in the Nepali capital

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Cricket pavillion in The Parks

Oxford - a jaunt round the city of dreaming spires

Destination: Oxford

Oxford is a great place to spend a few days lazing around olde worlde pubs, taking in the culture, and wandering along the canal and through the alleyways of this ancient city

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Montevideo: The Placio Salvo and the tomb of General Jose Artigas

Why Uruguay? Take a trip to Montevideo

Destination: Montevideo

Squeezed in-between Brazil and Argentina, the tiny nation of Uruguay is often overlooked. However, with some architectural delights, good food and fantastic beaches, it really is worth a visit

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A goddess in the exotic garden.

Eze: the 'eagle's nest' high above the Côte d'Azur, France

Destination: Eze

Within striking distance of Nice and Monaco, the mountain-top village of Eze is a quiet refuge with superb views, an old church, flower-decked houses and an exotic garden filled with statues

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The Civic Opera Building, Chicago

Afloat and looking up in Chicago

by deehuff

Destination: Chicago

Seeing Chicago, Illinois, from the river is completely different from seeing it at street level. You get a clearer picture of the city and the architectural tour displays its past through buildings

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Buenos Aires: where to stay, eat and play

Destination: Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is South America's great foodie playground, saturated in sophistication and pulsating constantly to the beat of the tango

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Great Umayyad Mosque

Damascus: bringing history alive

Destination: Damascus

Conquerors, traders, tourists - Damascus has seen them all over the years. Today, visitors to the city will be impressed by their legacy and surprised by the warm welcome from everyone they meet

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