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Charity organ, cuppa n mince pies round the corner

A Dickens of a time in Grassington

Destination: Grassington

I've lost my heart to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales! This small town with a village atmosphere celebrates Christmas unashamedly, appealing to the child in me as I join in the torch-lit procession

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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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Trebocchi, precarious-looking fishing huts, line the Abruzzo coast

Last man standing in Abruzzo

Destination: Abruzzo

The region of Abruzzo in Italy takes the concept of a 'power lunch' to a different level - but there are plenty of opportunities to walk it off

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Maria Gern

Favourite summer activities in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria

Destination: Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden is a small town nestling in the Bavarian Alps and is surrounded by mountains and lakes that offer visitors a variety of activities whatever the season, here is the best of summer...

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Followed by Minnie the Minx

Dundee - city of Antarctic adventurers and comic book capers

Destination: Dundee

What have Desperate Dan and Captain Scott got in common? The answer is Dundee, so if you think Scotland’s fourth city has little going for it, other than a history of boiling marmalade, think again

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The pool and a Valletta view

Art, spas and beaches: Malta has it all

Destination: Sliema

Whether relaxation or stimulation, there's an island in the Mediterranean that has it all...

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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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La Jolla coast

Surfing and family fun in sunny San Diego, America

Destination: San Diego

San Diego is a vibrant city with a unique culture, stunning beaches and tantalising food. It's also a perfect year-round destination for families, with loads of exciting things to see and do

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View from our hotel

Amsterdam - taking the easy way round

Destination: Amsterdam

Forget bicycles - the boat is the easy way to get around Holland's top city destination

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