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Five-star Dubai on a budget

by rwicks

Destination: Dubai

In Dubai, with its opulent hotels and shopping malls, the ethos is spend, spend, spend – but you don't have to. From free drinks and fashion bargains to cheap brunch, here are my money-saving tips

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Siltanen bar

A short break guide to city life in Helsinki

Destination: Helsinki

Helsinki's cool bars and restaurants are waiting to be discovered. Finnish style prevails, but it doesn't have to be exclusive or expensive.

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Sing a song of Avignon

Destination: France

Savour the South of France on a trip to Avignon on the banks of the Rhone - a magical medieval town famed for its seven popes, ancient architecture and a beloved children's rhyme you may recall

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The new peak-to-peak cable car. Picture credit: Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler, Canada: a ski resort for Olympians (and kids)

by Cathy W

Destination: Whistler

In the run-up to the 2010 Olympic Games in February, Whistler in British Columbia is pulling out all the stops. Best of all, most of its ski areas will stay open for skiers of all abilities – and ages

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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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Oddfellows by night in summer

How to have a good night out in Chester

Destination: Chester

Join in the fun and games in the historic English city of Chester and find out which pubs, clubs, bars and music venues to visit on your short break.

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Liszt Ferenc ter at night

Nightlife in Budapest: a night on the tiles

Destination: Budapest

Budapesters are a sociable lot. When the sun goes down the fun-lovers head out, gathering at prime drinking spots like Liszt Ferenc tér. For those with energy to spare, there are nightclubs to follow

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The view from Twin Peaks

After the sun sets on the golden city of San Francisco

Destination: Twin Peaks

Drink in the evening views over San Francisco before hitting the restaurants and clubs for a fun-filled night

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Carnaby Street is once again becoming one of the trendiest destinations in London

London life: Carnaby's cool again

Destination: London

Forget trying to fit the whole of London in to a weekend. Instead, think small to get the most out of your city break

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Jake's, where rooms are

Jamaica: beyond the all-inclusives

Destination: Jamaica

Most visitors to Jamaica hole up in large, characterless all-inclusive hotels – but you don't have to. Here are five quirkier, small-scale and affordable alternatives with oodles of local charm

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