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Map of the village of Saint Paul

Falling in love with Saint Paul de Vence, France

Destination: St-Paul-de-Vence

For fragrant romance and French style glamour, head to the historic village of Saint Paul de Vence

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Eating out on the Royal Mile (© visitscotland/scottish viewpoint.))

Eventful Edinburgh

by gill19

Destination: Edinburgh

There's more to Edinburgh than a festival - whatever time of year you visit you'll find plenty of entertaining ways to spend your time, including some you might not have thought of before...

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Woody Allen’s bronze statue in Oviedo stripped of his signature boffin-style glasses

Telling fairy tales in Oviedo

Destination: Oviedo

With roaming peacocks, open-air sculptures and dancing on the streets, Oviedo, Woody Allen’s favourite Spanish city, is a wonderful place to let your imagination run wild

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Family fun in Munich

Destination: Munich

If you thought Munich was only for Oktoberfest, think again. Go during the summer months, and it makes a great city break for all the family - with maybe just the odd litre of lager along the way...

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Tangier from the rooftops

Tangier for first timers

by cbaird

Destination: Tangier

Hire a local guide to help you navigate the medina, sleep in a converted riad, enjoy Tangier cooking at its finest and sample the mint tea in legendary cafés

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Helvetia & Bristol hotel, Florence

Unforgettable Florence

Destination: Florence

Florence is famous for its amazing cultural offerings, beautiful buildings and romantic setting - but it makes a great getaway for keen foodies too

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Toronto skyline

Top tips for Toronto

Destination: Toronto

Regardless of your budget, this guide will show you how to experience and enjoy Toronto, one of North America’s most vibrant and dynamic cities

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Málaga’s cathedral

Make for Malága

Destination: Malaga

Málaga is often considered little more than a gateway airport to the sunny beaches of the Costa del Sol, but there's more to it than that - this is a city that oozes culture, history and Spanish style

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Rue des Rosiers

Weekend in Paris? Head for Le Marais

Destination: Paris

Rent an apartment in Paris’ fashionable Marais district in the 3rd and 4th arrondissement to get a taste of what it’s really like to live in the City of Light; even if it’s just for the weekend

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Public art at the airport

San Francisco: off the tourist trail

Destination: San Francisco

If you want to avoid the tourist hordes in San Francisco, check out these suggestions for some more unusual activities to try and off-the-beaten-track locations to explore

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