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Camps Bay beach, with The Bay Hotel in the background

Camps Bay: a relaxed way to see Cape Town

Destination: Camps Bay

If you like the idea of being able to access Cape Town’s sights, bars and restaurants, but don’t want to stay in a city, then Camps Bay, just 10 minutes from the centre, makes a relaxing alternative

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View of Venice

Venice: finding tranquillity on a budget

Destination: Venice

Follow my advice (rather than the crowds) to avoid costly mistakes on your next trip to Venice

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The Shambles

A Walk through York, through the Snickleways & into the pubs

Destination: York

What better way to spend a weekend than walking round the historic city of York, soaking up the atmosphere, getting lost in the maze of Snickleways and resting up in the great pubs.

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Tango at La Boca

Tread carefully with tango in Buenos Aires

Destination: Buenos Aires

Tango is on the minds and feet of most visitors to Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital – but finding a good show is harder than it should be. Follow these steps, and you won't be disappointed

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The iconic Auditorio de Tenerife

Sun, sand and shopping in Santa Cruz

Destination: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This port city of Tenerife is the place to go for winter sun, nightlife and tax-free shopping – plus a pristine stretch of tropical beach. In Santa Cruz, you get two short breaks for the price of one…

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Toronto beaches set on Lake Ontario

Toronto: sleeping, eating and shopping

Destination: Toronto

Toronto is the hub of the east coast of Canada and it can be used as a base to explore the rest of Ontario. It is multicultural, lively, interesting and, most importantly, easy to travel around

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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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Mysore Palace at night

What to see and do in the royal city of Mysore

Destination: Mysore

Mysore, an ideal starting point for visiting the beaches and mountains of the Western Ghats, pulls off perfectly the marriage of old and new. Read on to make the most of your visit…

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Cathedral Night

Salta, Argentina - heart of the incredible north west

Destination: Argentina

Salta is the most colonial city in Argentina yet still retains much Inca and Pre-Colombian influence. Discover how to start your voyage around the incredible north west, with Salta as your base

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The view over the misty Blue Mountains - NSW

The Indian Pacific: interrailing the Australian way

Destination: Sydney

Sydney to Perth on the Indian Pacific is one of the world's great rail journeys – 3,000 miles taking in vast deserts, mountain ranges, tiny ghost towns and some the finest cities you'll ever see.

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