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The colourful façades of the iconic ‘Cases de l’Onyar’ in Girona’s old town are reflected in the river

Girona: a year-round delight

Destination: Girona

Often overlooked in the Barcelona rush, Girona, the medieval second city of Catalonia, is a bustling cultural centre with a lively and creative attitude

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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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Helsinki at night (© VisitFinland.com)

Helsinki: a delightful city on the sea

by gill19

Destination: Helsinki

Small and sparklingly clean, with air as fresh as a newly-picked daisy: that's Helsinki. Finland’s capital city, it's also super-efficient, and a symphony of spires and Art Nouveau facades

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The regal Roman Baths

A short break in England to beautiful Bath and beyond

Destination: Bath

Bath is ideal for a weekend break, with great food, relaxing spas and interesting historical sights. It's also the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby charming villages

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Delft

Culture, cycling and cafes on a citybreak to Delft, Holland

Destination: Delft

A typical Dutch city, Delft is full of historical charm, pretty canals, medieval churches and lively café culture - and as an ex-resident, I know just the right places to go when you're there

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Lagoon view, Venice

Simple pleasures on a citybreak to Venice, Italy

Destination: Venice

One of the most popular cities in the world, Venice is more than a collection of famous sights to tick off - it's the perfect place to sit at a cafe, sipping a coffee and watching the world go by

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Siltanen bar

A short break guide to city life in Helsinki

Destination: Helsinki

Helsinki's cool bars and restaurants are waiting to be discovered. Finnish style prevails, but it doesn't have to be exclusive or expensive.

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Porthmeor

St Ives: a haven for art, fine foods and fun in the surf

Destination: St Ives

St Ives boasts effortless charm and beauty. A perfect destination with everything you could wish for...and more!

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Malmo's liberator King Carl X Gustav

Malmö - a hop over the sea from Copenhagen, by train!

Destination: Malmo

Fabulous architecture, a castle, pavement cafes, great pubs and restaurants, Malmö - where old conflicts have given way to the modern vision of European cooperation

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96 Winery Road

Cape Town and the World Cup = a match made in Heaven

Destination: Cape Town

Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?

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