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Thanksgiving bargains in the Big Apple

Destination: New York City

Shopping in Manhattan the day after Thanksgiving is only for the bravest bargain hunters. Think you're tough enough? Then get set to fight through the crowds and chaos of New York's Black Friday

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Tanque Verde Ranch

Arizona: tempting Tucson

Destination: Tucson

Looking for heat and then some? Head off to Tucson in southern Arizona; I guarantee you won’t need to take a sweater

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Djemaa el-Fna

Mosey around Marrakech

by Doyle

Destination: Marrakech

The magic of the Marrakech Medina lies in its twists and turns. However, there is no need to get lost, simply follow my advice to find the best sights

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Changing of the guards

Toddling around Oslo

Destination: Oslo

Looking for a city break with small children in tow? Oslo would definitely be in my top three destinations. I have recently returned and would like to share my experience and inspire you to visit

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Auckland waterfront

Head for the heights in Auckland

by Harry B

Destination: Auckland

The Auckland landscape is dominated by dormant volcanoes, affording a convenient and inexpensive way to take in the striking views of New Zealand’s largest city and its maritime environment

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St Patrick's Cathedral

Fifth Avenue: New York's finest

Destination: New York City

To stroll along Fifth Avenue is to see New York at its glitziest and most glamorous, from the high-class window-shopping at Harry Winston to the knock-out views from the Top of the Rock

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Bread and olive oil at Raphael

Eating out in Tel Aviv

Destination: Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is a foodie's paradise - a fine fusion of European and Middle Eastern cuisine. And low-cost flights have made a weekend discovery tour for the taste buds affordable

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Vertigo Bar, Banyan Tree, Bangkok

Bangkok: battle of the rooftop bars

by Rikkie

Destination: Bangkok

Whether you are staying at the Banyan Tree or the Lebua at State Tower, or just meeting someone for a quick drink, check out their rooftop bars. Both are spectacular, but which one is the best?

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Gaudi's Casa Mila (© 2008 Roy Tennant)

To see the real Barcelona, head off the beaten path

Destination: Barcelona

Looking for Barcelona's best architecture, food and nightlife? Then head away from the ramblers on the Ramblas

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Gaudi's Parc Guell

Barcelona's brilliant!

Destination: Barcelona

Barcelona has something for everyone - families, food-lovers, culture buffs, beach babes, romantic couples, or anyone who just wants a short break somewhere exciting, vibrant and very European

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