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The Sandeman Bodega, Jerez

Sample Spain's Jerez at Christmas - or any season

Destination: Jerez De La Frontera

In elegant Jerez instead of wine, women and song, read sherry, flamenco and dancing horses

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Enjoying a birthday meal in Poseidonas.

Paphos - much more than just flighty Aphrodite

Destination: Paphos

As the birthplace of Aphrodite, Paphos is synonymous with love and beauty. Whether it’s cocktails or culture you’re after, this charming Cypriot city has something for everyone

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View  of Setubal

Arrabida coast: the jewel of Portugal

Destination: Setubal

Stunning views, fabulous food and total relaxation - we found them all in Setubal on Portugal's west coast, where we based ourselves at a rustic B&B and explored the breathtaking Arrabida coast

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The impressive main entrance at Tate Modern

London: the free art gallery guide

Destination: London

London can be an expensive place to visit, but there is a wealth of culture in and around the city that need not cost a penny. Art lovers on a tight budget in the capital are simply spoilt for choice

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Hebridean Spirit at sea

High tea on the Med: cruising as it used to be

Destination: Rab

For gentle pleasures and old-school glamour, sign yourself up for a Hebridean cruise to Italy and the Balkans

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Rooftops of Athens

The new face of Athens

Destination: Athens

Always thought of Athens as dirty, crowded and polluted? Time to think again - since its Olympics makeover, it's a whole new city

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Phu Tok Temple, Isan

Thailand's north east: the authentic road less travelled

by shantly

Destination: Udon Thani

We get away from the crowds and out into the countryside of Isan in north east Thailand to discover a fascinating culture, searingly hot Thai food and genuine hospitality

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Street in Jaffa

Sleepless in Tel Aviv

Destination: Tel Aviv

Historic and hedonistic at the same time, bustling Tel Aviv offers an interesting city break on Israel's Mediterranean coast

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Back to the Black Sea by ship

Destination: Odessa

Thanks to the Soviet Union break-up, Black Sea resorts that were once the exclusive preserve of the Party are now playing host to curious cruise passengers

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A private pool at Como Shambhala Estate

Bali: love island

Destination: Bali

Couples in search of a classic honeymoon destination should grab flip-flops and sarong and head for the heart of Bali

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