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2010 – A year of festivals and celebrations in Bavaria

Destination: Nuremberg

Bavaria, the largest state in Germany, has a lot to offer – mountains, lakes and vibrant cities. 2010 boasts notable anniversaries and is the perfect time to visit

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Interior view of Canterbury Cathedral (© Britain On View)

Canterbury: a pilgrim's place

by Lyn.Eyb

Destination: Canterbury

With cobbled streets, a beautiful cathedral, and a fine castle just down the road, history comes alive in the city of Canterbury

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The impressive main gate of Almeida has stood for over 200 years

Step back in history with a visit to Almeida

Destination: Almeida

Far from Portugal’s popular tourist regions lies Almeida, a land of amazing landscapes, picturesque towns, and some of the most impressive historical sites in Europe

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The area has become the hippest place for young sevillanos to meet up

A long night on the tiles in Seville

Destination: Seville

Adjust your body clock and join the locals as they party through the night in Seville’s up-and-coming Alameda district

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Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne, Dorset - a mellow weekend break

Destination: Sherborne

The ancient abbey town of Sherborne in North Dorset offers the visitor a delightful centre, either from which to explore a relatively unvisited part of the West Country or in which just to slow down

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The Northumberland Coast Near Dustanbourgh Castle

Take A Weekend Exploring Northumberland's Seahouses

Destination: Seahouses

Although time and the comfort of modern living insulate us; a stormy weekend on the English north east coast shows how different and difficult a life by the sea used to be

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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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Navigating the locks on the Brecon and Abergavenny Canal

Messing about in Monmouthshire

Destination: Abergavenny

From picturesque waterways to rolling hills and romantic ruins, Monmouthshire offers a wealth of wonderful views

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Roman Temple at nightfall

Portugal - castles and culture in the Alentejo

Destination: Evora

With the opening of a new airport at Beja, the peaceful Alentejo region is all set to welcome new visitors. Share with me some reminders of a turbulent past and enjoy the serenity of the present

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Aleppo citadel

Aleppo: ancient sights and Arabian nights

Destination: Syria

The Syrian city of Aleppo makes a sensational destination for a short break, with an incredible souk to barter in, impressive citadels and castles to explore, and some great hotels and restaurants

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