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 lotus by Cai Guo-Qiang, Botanical Gardens

All in the name of art: the Sydney Biennale 2010

by zara

Destination: Sydney

A world of exciting contemporary art has just arrived in Sydney, Australia - and is there until August. Visit the thought-provoking works to see the best - or maybe the worst - of today’s art

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City skyline

Edinburgh - Europe's Hot Fine Dining Destination for 2011

Destination: Edinburgh

Eat your way around Edinburgh and you'll dismiss all the old clichés about Scottish food as you discover a capital city brimming with Michelin-acclaimed eateries and first-rate restaurants

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Faraglioni rocks, Capri (©Fototeca ENIT/ De Agostini Picture Library)

A perfect day in Capri… on the cheap

Destination: Capri

With its designer shops and fashionable bars, beautiful Capri is a favourite with the rich and famous – but a holiday there need not cost the earth. Here’s how to plan a day while saving your euros

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Charming Steephill Cove on the Isle of Wight

Steephill Cove: a timeless hideaway

Destination: Ventnor

Prepare to be charmed by a secret and delightfully old-fashioned private beach, hidden at the bottom of a cliff on the Isle of Wight

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Catholicism holds firm in Flores, alongside old animist beliefs, Flores

Lombok: a dragon apparent

Destination: Lombok

From man-eating Komodo dragons to Mount Kelimutu’s coloured crater lakes, a speculative sea voyage from Lombok to Flores demands a sense of humour as well as stout sea and land legs

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Plaza Mayor, hub of much of Madrid's nightlife

A night on the tiles in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

Glazed tiles are a fine Madrid tradition – every bar worth its salt has a tiled façade or interior. Eat, drink, and learn Spanish culture the easy way by visiting the best tiled bars in town

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The entertainment team gets patriotic as Ventura leaves another port

Cruising the Med - in a very British style

Destination: Southampton

From quoits to bungee jumping, P&O's newest superliner, Ventura, offers a taste of Britain Noughties style, as it takes in the hotspots of the Mediterranean

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Cafe Lisboa is a favourite place to chill

Valencia on a plate

Destination: Valencia

With thousands of bars, cafeterias and restaurants, there's fabulous food to be had in Valencia - you just need to know the right places to look...

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Skelwith Fold: room with a view

Destination: Ambleside

Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Ambleside in the Lake District, it’s clear why Skelwith Fold has been voted one of the best caravan parks in Britain

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A passion for Puglia

Destination: Puglia

Can’t afford Tuscany this year? Who cares - instead, head to Puglia with the in-the-know jetset

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