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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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Mostar bridge at dawn. No crowds at this time!

Get the Mostar bridge all to yourself

by cbaird

Destination: Mostar

The Mostar bridge is perhaps the most recognisable landmark in Bosnia Herzegovina. This makes it a busy place, but there is a way to see it without the crowds...

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The red sticks glow in the dark

New Dublin: trendy, sleek and shiny

by asik

Destination: Dublin

Ireland - modern day Dublin is not just about the noisy Temple Bar and overcrowded Guinness Storehouse. If you want to see the swanky and smart side of the city, head for the Docklands

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Covent Garden, great atmosphere.

Clowns and classical music at London's Covent Garden Market

Destination: London

For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere.

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Up against the Berlin Wall

There is more to Berlin than the wall

Destination: Berlin

Relics of the Cold War that divided Europe, great museums, home brewed beer, heavy metal bars and the birthplace of the doner kebab - Berlin's got the lot

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A little bit of Cuba on Oranienbuger, QBA II

Walking the Berlin Wall

Destination: Berlin

Germany: Berlin is an all dancing, all singing, vibrant city, sadly with a turbulent history. Taking a few hours out and walking the Berlin Wall is 'living history' and well worth the effort

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Thomas Crampton's Tower and Cistern

Broadstairs, Kent - What the Dickens?

Destination: Broadstairs

From Britain's greatest novelist and a Victorian engineering genius to smashing seafood and an Italian ice cream heaven, the south coast resort of Broadstairs has got the lot

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Stormy Skies over Tulum

Mexico – playing in the peninsula

by Shauni

Destination: Yucatan Peninsula

So much to do so little time. A holiday in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula can be anything you want it to be, but where to start? Here is a glimpse of some of the main excursions on offer

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