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'The lines', Tblisi's smartly restored shopping district

Nice and Tblisi

Destination: Tbilisi

With the travel industry ever on the lookout for 'the new Prague’, it’s surprising that Georgia’s capital city of Tblisi hasn’t yet joined the hit list

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Visit Gerona: Spain’s heart and soul

Destination: Figueras

Far from the madding crowds of the Costas, the gem-like walled city of Gerona is a haven of history, culture and top cuisine - with Dali on the doorstep, too

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The cycle path leading to the river via Torre del Oro

Romance and relaxation in southern Spain

Destination: Seville

The most romantic break of my life started with candlelit tapas and poolside sangria in Seville and ended in Extremadura, in a hotel so heart-breakingly beautiful we could barely step outside

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On the border: where England and Scotland meet

Destination: Brampton

Once one of the most lawless parts of Britain, the so-called Debatable Land, on the English-Scottish border, is now a fascinating destination for anyone with an interest in history and legend

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The beautiful and picturesque island of Capri off the coast of Naples

Capri: playground of the rich and famous

Destination: Capri

The tiny Italian island of Capri is the beautiful summer playground of the world’s rich and famous, promising glamour, sophistication and a touch of exclusivity in a stunning setting

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Classic Paris: the Eiffel Tower

Culture and chic cafes, my passionate guide to Paris, France

Destination: Paris

Paris evokes images of l'amour, romantic dinners, strolls along the Seine, fine wines... and far too much to see and do. To make the most of a short city break, follow the tips of one who is smitten

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Chester: top spots and hidden gems

Destination: Chester

Chester's not short of cool places to shop and eat - but it's really hot stuff when it comes to history. If you know where to go, you can find fascinating treasures in the most unlikely of places...

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Tower of Refuge, Douglas

The Isle of Man, women and children

Destination: Isle of Man

Familiar as the TV backdrop to the TT motorcycle race, the ruggedly beautiful Isle of Man has something for everyone – from quirky events and archaeological sites to seals, kayaking and Manx kippers

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The impressive Great Court at the British Museun

Game, set and match to magnificent Bloomsbury

Destination: London

Follow in the footsteps of Virginia Woolf and her celebrated Bloomsbury Set in the most historic part of London's West End

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Every Parisian view can't help but inspire and amaze visitors

Moi, myself and I... Why Paris isn't just for couples

Destination: Paris

Paris is renowned as the ultimate destination for lovers. So what does the city of romance have to offer solo travellers in search of culture, cuisine and adventure?

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