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View from the fort

Trogir: a jewel box of history and romance

Destination: Trogir

From its maze of medieval streets to its picturesque harbour setting, the Croatian town of Trogir offers a sense of solace and serenity that's a world away from sweaty flip-flop destinations

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The sign of a warm welcome as you enter Sedbergh

Start a new chapter in scenic Sedbergh

Destination: Sedbergh

Looking for a relaxing child-friendly holiday in one of England's most stunning spots? Then head to the quaint cultural town of Sedbergh in the rolling Yorkshire Dales

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Montevideo: The Placio Salvo and the tomb of General Jose Artigas

Why Uruguay? Take a trip to Montevideo

Destination: Montevideo

Squeezed in-between Brazil and Argentina, the tiny nation of Uruguay is often overlooked. However, with some architectural delights, good food and fantastic beaches, it really is worth a visit

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A room with a view at The Zanzibar

Hastings: a breath of fresh air

Destination: Hastings

With a mix of stylish hotels, interesting shops, history and leisure, Hastings is a salty seaside town that's definitely on the up

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Pool at Camping Les Sept Saints

Enchanting Brittany

Destination: Brittany

From standing stones to stunning seascapes, it's no wonder Brittany's a perennial favourite for so many people

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Sibelius monument

Helsinki: Finland's classy capital

Destination: Helsinki

Perfect for a short break, Helsinki is a pocket-sized metropolis and easy to explore on foot

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Views across Edinburgh

Extraordinary Edinburgh has Scot the lot

Destination: Edinburgh

Step back in time in the historic castle, take a spooky ghost tour, visit the Da Vinci Code chapel and chomp on a deep-fried Mars Bar. Here's why Edinburgh is one of Britain's most exciting cities

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Steppin' it up, Tropea-style

Tropea: secret southern jewel

Destination: Tropea

It might not be brimming with Renaissance art or cultivate world-class wines, but the southern Italian city of Tropea offers a pretty, down-to-earth charm even its northern neighbours can’t deny

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