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A foggy day in Turin

An Italian adventure that's just the job

Destination: Turin

Cafe culture, high culture, high-end shopping and the world's most delicious pizza and chocolate. If you're looking for an unforgettable Italian mini-break, Turin luck

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Selling fruit on Cap Skirring Beach

Senegal's Cap Skirring - for the best beaches in West Africa

Destination: Cap Skiring

Enjoy the winter sun with a guaranteed wow factor. Apart from sun worshipping, you can go cycling, fishing or explore the local culture, which has an exotic African flavour

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Orlando street

Orlando is great for kids of all ages

by gill19

Destination: Orlando

Although Orlando is indisputably the world's theme-park capital, there is more to this part of Florida than Disney-esque magic, a colossal mouse and topsy-turvy rides for adrenaline junkies

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Colourful buildings in Tirana

Albania: bedazzled, not bunkered

Destination: Tirana

A week's budget travel by bus - with the occasional splurge - in Albania. Castles, ancient sites, historic towns and beaches create a heady mix of adventure

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The Vistula River

Krakow city break: Old Town, Auschwitz and alcohol

Destination: Krakow

While perhaps not as popular as Prague or Budapest, Krakow, the former capital city of Poland, boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites - plus culture, scenery and great food and drink too!

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History comes alive in Manchester

Destination: Manchester

It was the world's first modernised city and the birthplace of communism and the Suffragettes. Take a cultural tour of Manchester and discover a historic city with a surprisingly radical past

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Recycled materials and local art blend into the architecture

Self-catering is all plain sailing in St Ives

Destination: St Ives

Cornwall may be famous for its cream, spectacular natural coastline and artistic heritage - but it’s also a great place to go green, with plenty of eco-gems to discover in St Ives

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Gooseberry Beach

All roads lead to Newport

Destination: Newport

Newport, Rhode Island is the perfect place for a summer vacation. You can’t help but be captivated by this little town by the beach with its character and charm and unique brand of entertainment

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A bison from the roof section of the main cave.

Altamira: step back in time in northern Spain

by Zaksame

Destination: Cantabria

The neolithic rock art found in the caves of Altamira in northern Spain's Cantabria region has inspired song-writers, artists and poets for many years. Isn't it time it inspired you?

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View from La Vialla, Tuscany

Eight amazing and brilliant things to do in Italy

Destination: Venice

If you are planning a trip to Italy this year here are a few ideas for marvellous things to do, some of them unusual, some of them not, none of them expensive!

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