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Cahors from the River Lot

France: Cahors - a haven in the midi-Pyrenees

by malabar

Destination: Cahors

A short break in the French town of Cahors offers a glimpse into another age, pleasing scenery, great food, vineyards and a wonderful feeling of being included. What's not to like?

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The Royal Pavilion

Brighton Rocks - a seaside break in England

Destination: Brighton

Brighton - this super-cool city by the sea has something for everyone; from the arts and culture to clubbing and pubbing....

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View of Venice

Venice: finding tranquillity on a budget

Destination: Venice

Follow my advice (rather than the crowds) to avoid costly mistakes on your next trip to Venice

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The view at lunch

Sri Lanka, a changing island

by sbritt

Destination: Kandy

The recent end to the long civil war means that this spectacular island is becoming more and more popular with holiday makers and travellers. Beautiful scenery and jaw dropping wildlife await!

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Lanchid, Budapest

Cakes and coffee in Budapest: a foodie guide

by jillap

Destination: Budapest

Take a tour of coffee houses on both sides of the Danube to discover the distinctive characters of Budapest's twin cities and sample the best of European confectionery

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Cafe Central

Austria - a coffeehouse tour of Vienna

by jillap

Destination: Vienna

Winter is the perfect time to relish coffee as it was meant to be enjoyed: in the grandeur of Vienna's legendary coffeehouses

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Storks on belfry

Take a driving tour of Spain's Castilla y Leon

Destination: Spain

A short fly-drive holiday in Spain's largest province

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In the heart of Trastevere

Rome, Italy : a feast of art, architecture and gastronomy

Destination: Rome

In Rome for another day, or on a return visit? Read my ideal itinerary for seeing the cultural sights, art and amazing architecture of the Eternal City – and sampling its foodie delights

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Belle Vallee gardens in winter

A chateau or two in enchanting Normandy

Destination: France

Experience the ultimate unwind when you explore the peaceful picture-postcard spa towns and villages of rural northern France

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Dawn at Kasbah Baha Baha

Morocco - a taste of the south: kasbahs, ksours and desert

by agcc

Destination: Ait Ben Haddou

What better way could there be to escape the English winter than to travel south east from Marrakech and to explore some of the less well known areas of Morocco

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