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A pair of Honfest hons and their four-legged friends

Big hair days in buzzing Baltimore

Destination: Maryland

The spotlight may be on Washington DC but there’s much more to discover in America’s Capital Region. Laidback Baltimore offers quirky year-round attractions and in June the buzzword is Honfest.

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Ariyasomvilla

Bangkok survival guide

by Plamuk

Destination: Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the world and with a bit of insider knowledge it's easy to avoid the gridlocked streets allowing you to focus on the exotic sights and sounds

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Bangkok, Thailand: the exotic city in five days

Destination: Bangkok

What to see in Bangkok? - a mesmerising selection in a short space of time. This guide may help you decide on the best places to visit during your short stay

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Honey at PortAventura

Family fun in Barcelona

Destination: Barcelona

Combine the theme park thrills of PortAventura with the cosmopolitan attractions of Barcelona, and you've got the ingredients for a perfect family holiday

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La Boqueria Market

On the trail of top tapas bars in Barcelona, Spain

Destination: Barcelona

Spain - a tour around the top tapas bars uncovers the best of Barcelona’s gastronomic scene, which tantalises the taste buds while you mingle with the locals

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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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A view of the Pulteney Bridge from the River Avon, which runs through Bath

The beauty of Bath

Destination: Bath

Once the royals’ playground and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s time to rediscover the watery charms of Bath

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Maritime Docks, Liverpool

Liverpool: beyond the Beatles

Destination: Liverpool

Energised by its 12-month stint as European Capital of Culture, Liverpool is a vibrant city-break destination with boutique hotels, gourmet restaurants – and history. Here's how to visit in style

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Relaxing on one of Berlin's urban beaches (© www.visitBerlin.de)

The lighter, brighter side of Berlin

by gill19

Destination: Berlin

The German city is renowned for its world-class art and modern architecture… but did you know about its urban beaches, canals and exotic Balinese gardens? This is the fun side of Berlin

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For many years marred by the ugly concrete wall, the Brandenburg Gate, is now free and open for everyone in Berlin to walk around and enjoy.

Berlin: out of the shadow of history

Destination: Berlin

Berlin, more than anywhere else in Europe, has borne witness to the momentous events of history. While the intrigue of the past remains, this revitalised German city is an effortless place to visit

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