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Bedroom at ABode Glasgow

A gastronomic tour of Glasgow

Destination: Glasgow

Take the time to explore Glasgow’s food trail, and you'll discover there’s a lot more to Scottish cuisine than haggis

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Spend a weekend Bristol fashion

Destination: Bristol

A short break in Bristol gives you the chance to investigate the city's laidback style, taking in wildlife encounters, pirate walks and girlie cocktails along the way

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The beautiful medieval Charles Bridge is a great place to start your exploration of Prague

A whistlestop tour of Prague

Destination: Prague

Prague is a city with so many remarkable places to visit, it’s hard to know which to choose. Plan your trip well, and you can fit an awful lot into a short time

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The UFO is at the top of the bridge' support column

Bratislava: spend a penny in the world's best toilet

by rfield

Destination: Bratislava

If I tell you the highlight of my trip to the Slovakian capital, Bratislava, was sitting on the toilet, you'd be forgiven for thinking I’d been on the holiday from hell...

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The Municipal House

Walking in a winter wonderland - a short break in Prague

Destination: Prague

It's a fact that Prague has joined the stag weekend destinations. But choose the right time and, for a romantic weekend of sightseeing, history, culture, shopping and food and drink, it’s hard to beat

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Hôtel des Grandes Ecoles: three buildings round a courtyard garden

Five charming and affordable places to stay in Paris

Destination: Paris

Over the years, I must have visited nearly 100 hotels in Paris. Here are some of my favourites, hand-picked for people who want somewhere quiet and characterful – but who don't want to spend too much

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St Andre, Mollat and tram

The alternative guide to Bordeaux

Destination: Bordeaux

After eight months of being a student in Bordeaux, I know just the places to go. If you're young, poor and like partying, if you're gay or vegetarian or just plain sick of wine tasting, read on...

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Reclining Buddha, Bangkok

More bang for your buck in Bangkok

Destination: Bangkok

The exchange rate may not be as favourable as it once was but head to the Thai capital of Bangkok and not only will you find a dizzying array of shopping options, you’ll still find plenty of bargains

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Gingerbread house

Brilliant Basel - don't miss the Swiss

Destination: Basel

However you pronounce it, Basel in Switzerland is pretty much the perfect continental city break

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Seafood by the seashore

Brighton's best

Destination: Brighton

A vibrant town by the sea, Brighton has something for everyone, from the cheap and cheerful to the super-sophisticated

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