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Magritte Museum, Brussels

Brussels: a surreal weekend with Magritte

Destination: Brussels

Brussels has always had plenty to interest the art historian and art lover. Now, it has the most exciting opening in a long time – a new museum dedicated to the famous Belgian surrealist René Magritte

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Studio flat, Champs Élysées

Living like a local in Paris

Destination: Paris

Why be just another tourist in a hotel when you could rent a Montmartre loft flat or Left Bank penthouse and experience Paris like a native? Here's how to live la vie parisienne - at least briefly...

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The museum

Auckland: a great city, not just a stopover

Destination: Auckland

Some visitors seem to see Auckland as the boring bit of New Zealand in between the airport and all those extreme sports opportunities, but it is a great holiday destination in its own right

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Broadway Market, Hackney: a Saturday street market with its own gastropub

Hackney and Shoreditch: a trip through hip East London

Destination: London

A short hop from the tourist-trap West End, there's a part of London brimming with galleries, street markets, gastropubs and converted industrial buildings. Head out on a Saturday and make a day of it

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The Blue Mosque is the most distinctive feature of Istanbul's skyline

Istanbul - Byzantium of old is now a cool capital of culture

Destination: Istanbul

Istanbul is not just a treasure-trove of ancient wonders; it has a modern side and a vibrant art and shopping scene. The latest European Capital of Culture is a great place to spend a long weekend

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Dinner at Barn Asia

Newcastle upon Tyne - a grown-up girls' weekend away

Destination: Newcastle upon Tyne

A girls' weekend of fine dining, vintage clothes shops and culture in Newcastle upon Tyne proves that there's more to The Toon than Viz magazine and half-dressed revellers partying in The Bigg Market

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First impressions are clearly the thing

Dali's Figueres - a dazzling day trip from Barcelona

Destination: Figueras

Figueres, Salvador Dali's sleepy birthplace, is just two hours north of Barcelona and a wander around the town's mind-bending Dali gallery is like attaching a pair of jump leads to the imagination

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Laing Gallery

Non-alcoholic Newcastle

Destination: Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle-upon-Tyne has a well deserved reputation as a hard drinking city. But you can also have a very enjoyable short break there while remaining stone cold sober

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Aldeburgh: music, food and fun by the seaside

Destination: Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh is famous for its festival of music but it also has a food festival, great restaurants, old-fashioned pubs, summer theatre and art galleries

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St James's Park, London (Wikimedia Commons in public domain)

Shopping in St James's - luxury in London for all budgets

Destination: London

Think you have to be a millionaire to shop here? Think again. Everyone can find their own slice of luxury in this wonderful part of London

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