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St Mark's from S.Giorgio Maggiore

Exploring Venice on a budget

Destination: Venice

Venice, one of the world's most beautiful cities, can also be one of the most expensive. It doesn't have to be. Read my tips on where to stay, what to eat and which sights to see on a budget

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Bell tower, Santa Ana

Tempting Tavira: an Algarve gem

Destination: Tavira

On Portugal's Algarve coast, pretty Tavira is a place to stroll around, sit at waterside cafes, eat pastries and watch the boats bob. It's also holiday heaven for beach-lovers.

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Roman bridge, Tavira

Island-hopping in Portugal: the wild side of the Algarve

Destination: Tavira

As the plane drops down into Faro, you catch a tantalising glimpse of them – the offshore islands of the Algarve. With their beaches, dunes, lagoons and seafood restaurants, the "Ilhas" are idyllic

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Canalside Pub

Successful Canal Holidays: It’s All In The Planning

Destination: Oxford

Forewarned is forearmed if you want to realise the dream of a stress-free holiday on the UK’s canals. Some of your most important decisions will be agreeing where to go and who to go with

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The pool at the Byblos is perfect for posing

Where to stay (and pose) in St Tropez

Destination: St-Tropez

The perennially chic resort of St Tropez, in the south of France, is not so much about a sea view, more about how and where to see and be seen

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View across the Menai Strait from Beaumaris Pier

Fishing and bonding in Beaumaris

Destination: Beaumaris

A fishing trip off Beaumaris, in Anglesey, can turn a nice weekend into a must-do-it-again experience that will connect with even the offest of offspring

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A vintage train steams its way through the Douro Valley

Trains and tipples in northern Portugal

Destination: Northern Portugal

In Portugal's Douro Valley, you can take a train tour round some of the best local vineyards, and discover that port isn't just for Christmas

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Cannon, the Headland

Hartlepool, Tall Ships and great expectations!

Destination: Hartlepool

Fine cuisine in the marina, sea views,long,sandy beaches and a warm North-East welcome await you in Hartlepool, host port for the final leg of the Tall Ships Races in 2010.

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Stockholm from the Water

Stockholm – Cool, Clean and very Green

Destination: Stockholm

Summer in Stockholm is a breath of fresh air. This beautiful city on the water with its clean, crisp air and long summer days will leave you feeling invigorated and revitalised...

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There are lots of paths winding up and down the steep hill

Nina Campbell’s Positano

Destination: Positano

Whenever I go on holiday I gain inspiration for my designs. Positano in Italy not only provides me with this, but offers the perfect setting to relax, swim and explore

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