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Norwich: a great weekend destination

Destination: Norwich

It may have been raining when I got to Norwich but it didn't dampen my spirits. How I discovered a super weekend break destination that had me dancing in the puddles with happiness

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New temporary entrance to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Nightwatching In Amsterdam

Destination: Amsterdam

Anyone coming out of Peter Greenaway’s film Nightwatching will be bursting to hop over to Amsterdam to have another look at Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Night Watch, which the film dramatises

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Covent Garden, great atmosphere.

Clowns and classical music at London's Covent Garden Market

Destination: London

For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere.

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Reflect on Europe's shame at the Jewish Memorial

Sechs appeal: six reasons to love Berlin

Destination: Berlin

There are certainly more than sechs (6) reasons to love Berlin - in fact the list could almost be endless. But for efficiency's sake, here are just a few reasons to go. As the Germans say - Viel Spaß!

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The Statute of Liberty as viewed from the Staten Island Ferry.

The Oscar for top movie location goes to - New York City!

Destination: New York City

New York City's iconic streets, avenues, buildings and parks have provided the backdrop for numerous movie blockbusters. Come with me on a tour of my top 10 Big Apple movie locations

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