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Rose Cottage, Bisley

A journey around the south of England

Destination: Cotswolds

When summer arrived we always headed for Europe. This time we forsook France and headed for a holiday cottage in the Cotswolds, by way of Dover and Kent

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Conservatory White Walls

Cornwall - a traditional family holiday

Destination: Constantine Bay

A family holiday in Constantine Bay with activities to suit all

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Palazzo Communale at night

Bologna - holiday in an Italian city

Destination: Bologna

Piazzas, palaces, pasta and porticoes: there's so much going on in beautiful Bologna that it can be difficult to know where to start

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Puerta del Pardon, Cordoba

Golden rewards in Cordoba and Cadiz

Destination: Barcelona

A pilgrimage by train from Barcelona to the mosque at Cordoba reaps a golden surprise. Then on to Cadiz, where the gold-domed cathedral looks down over a very different city

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Bodega Cigaleña, Santander

Exploring Santander and the Costa Verde - no flying required

Destination: Santander

Fancy joining the no-fly zone? Take the ferry to Santander and arrive rested and relaxed, ready to explore the stunning Cantabrian coastline.

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French Cuisine:  Escargot

Surprising Strasbourg: eating, drinking and exploring

Destination: Strasbourg

Strasbourg is probably the ultimate European City, combining French and German cultures. Fine dining, fine wine and fine buildings are on offer

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Aspen Highlands, Colorado. Credit: Aspen/Snowmass/Paul Morrison

Aspen, Colorado: the best ski resort in the United States

by Dave W

Destination: Aspen

With 5,000 acres of terrain spread across four mountains, Aspen is a ski resort on an American scale. Super-efficiency, charming architecture and great places to eat and stay make it a winner

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Havana car wash

Step back in time in Havana, Cuba

Destination: Havana

Relax by the pool of an all-inclusive hotel, take a dip in the warm turquoise Caribbean or explore the streets of one of the world's finest colonial cities. Nowhere quite beats that Cuban rhythm

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Gingerbread house

Brilliant Basel - don't miss the Swiss

Destination: Basel

However you pronounce it, Basel in Switzerland is pretty much the perfect continental city break

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First-time skiers in Telluride, Colorado

Destination: Telluride

Colorado is the winter playground of the United States, known for ski resorts such as Aspen and Vail. A little further afield is Telluride, a mining town with great skiing facilities for beginners

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