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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 (©

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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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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The regal Roman Baths

A short break in England to beautiful Bath and beyond

Destination: Bath

Bath is ideal for a weekend break, with great food, relaxing spas and interesting historical sights. It's also the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby charming villages

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Sopron City Centre with it's old narrow streets, squares and courtyards. Hotel Palatinus on the right. A few minutes walk from the Fire Tower and other interesting sights.

Sopron: a taste of Hungary

by bobef90

Destination: Sopron

Sopron lies just over the Austrian border, an hour's train ride from Vienna. I fitted in a flying two day visit and found a gem of a town that merits more time to fully appreciate its charm

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