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Brooklyn Diner 212 West 57th

Breakfast in New York City

Destination: New York City

When staying in New York don’t pay over the odds for a standard hotel breakfast - eat out like a New Yorker and sample some of the best breakfasts in town

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On the run in Budapest

On the run in Budapest

Destination: Budapest

The problem with short breaks is often just that - so much to see, but not enough time. Laszlo Varga is the man to meet if you want to hit the ground running in the Hungarian capital of Budapest

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Valencia's shopping district

The busy city of Valencia, Spain

by stokel

Destination: Valencia

Valencia is a city of backstreets and grand promenades, great old buildings and vibrant new city complexes. You'll never want to leave

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Touring Madrid by Segway

Capital ideas in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

Madrid is world-famous for its cultural trio of heavyweight museums - but don’t get stuck in the past and forget to enjoy the Spanish capital's newer offerings

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Bathroom at classy boutique hotel, Suitehotel Pincoffs

Rotterdam: Holland's secret capital of culture

Destination: Rotterdam

With a thriving young community, world-class restaurants and an endless supply of must-see attractions, there's so much more to Rotterdam than its famous shipping port

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Stained glass depiction of Chesterfield (Photo © Jon Bigg)

Chesterfield: historic time out from modern motorway madness

Destination: Chesterfield

Driving from Devon to Newcastle with fidgety children could have been a fraught experience. An overnight stop at Chesterfield in the Peak District relieved the tedium and refreshed body and mind.

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Mexico City slicker

Destination: Mexico City

From the rooftop Area bar, packed with beautiful people, to the ultimate boutique hotel (the Condesa DF) and the blue house once lived in by artist Frida Kahlo, Mexico City is madly fashionable

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Impressive: Geneva's Jet d'Eau

Geneva: the perfect city?

Destination: Geneva

Calm, clean and cultured, with an incredibly beautiful setting, Geneva is nothing short of gorgeous. It's also the perfect base for boat trips on the lake and scenic train rides high into the Alps

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Gateway to Zagreb; the train station

Croatia: Zagreb in two days

by cbaird

Destination: Zagreb

Make the most of a short break in Croatia’s capital with this guide to the architecture, cafés, restaurants, sights and places to stay

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Rowing boat to Zadar

Zadar, Croatia: the secret is out

by cbaird

Destination: Zadar

Take a rowing boat to Zadar's old town and discover medieval loveliness, Roman ruins, fine dining and an organ played by the Adriatic Sea!

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