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London skyline

Where to Stay in London in 2011

Destination: London

When you've spent much of your travel-writing life staying at London's rich bounty of hotels, you get pretty clued up on the best places to overnight in the capital

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Mozart's birthplace

24 hours in Salzburg

by gill19

Destination: Salzburg

Salzburg is full of glorious architecture, quaint coffee shops, towering turrets and look-at-me churches - but it's also a thoroughly modern city, with great places to shop, eat and sleep

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Ghent's gorgeous waterways

24 hours in Ghent: the beer, the cruise, the ceiling shoes

by rfield

Destination: Ghent

For some unfathomable reason, mass tourism has not arrived in Ghent…yet. Find out why Europe's biggest city in the 14th century is its most underrated in the 21st.

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The view from the hotel garden across the city of Bath

29 hours of rest and relaxation in Bath

Destination: Bath

A romantic night in Bath without the kids provided plenty of fun, plenty of food and a perfect, unique place to stay

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One of the courtyards at the Hackesche Hoefe (© images-dzt.de)

48 hours in Berlin

Destination: Berlin

Soak up Berlin's compelling atmosphere and take in countless historic sights before hitting the trendy bars and restaurants for cocktails and cabaret in this coolest of cities

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Inside Estadio da Luz, Benfica's stadium

Portugal - 48 hours in Lisbon

by rfield

Destination: Lisbon

Lisbon is a city famed for its sunshine, custard tarts, yellow trams and moustaches. Read on to find out how to make the most of 48 hours in the Portuguese capital

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Dancing fountains outside the  State Theatre, Kosice

A weekend in Kosice

Destination: Kosice

Urban restoration has transformed Kosice, Slovakia’s second city, into an undiscovered gem

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You won't get very far in London without getting on this!

A budget guide to London

Destination: London

Worried that taking a short break in London could cost you a fortune? Check out these insider tips on where to go and what to do, and you can enjoy the capital to the full without breaking the bank

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Helsinki at night (© VisitFinland.com)

Helsinki: a delightful city on the sea

by gill19

Destination: Helsinki

Small and sparklingly clean, with air as fresh as a newly-picked daisy: that's Helsinki. Finland’s capital city, it's also super-efficient, and a symphony of spires and Art Nouveau facades

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Budget London: a cheapskate's guide

Destination: London

It is one of the world's most expensive cities, but a holiday in London doesn't have to cost the earth. There are plenty of cheap ways to eat, drink, travel and absorb the culture of the UK capital

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