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Swindon Outlet Shopping Centre

England - Swindon: a surprisingly interesting place

Destination: Swindon

Swindon, in Wiltshire, is famous for railways and Honda cars but must have more going for it - it has just been officially twinned with Walt Disney World in Florida

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Scotland - a short break in Angus

Destination: Angus

Often overlooked by holidaymakers intent on discovering the grander landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, the ancient county of Angus has lots to offer visitors at any time of the year

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Cahors from the River Lot

France: Cahors - a haven in the midi-Pyrenees

by malabar

Destination: Cahors

A short break in the French town of Cahors offers a glimpse into another age, pleasing scenery, great food, vineyards and a wonderful feeling of being included. What's not to like?

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Lanchid, Budapest

Cakes and coffee in Budapest: a foodie guide

by jillap

Destination: Budapest

Take a tour of coffee houses on both sides of the Danube to discover the distinctive characters of Budapest's twin cities and sample the best of European confectionery

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Cafe Central

Austria - a coffeehouse tour of Vienna

by jillap

Destination: Vienna

Winter is the perfect time to relish coffee as it was meant to be enjoyed: in the grandeur of Vienna's legendary coffeehouses

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Banksy? The Highbury Vaults

A guide to Bristol's best pubs and bars

Destination: Bristol

Whether you're into cider, real ale, gourmet pies, Banksy or even Noel Edmonds, my pick of Bristol’s most interesting and hip hostelries should keep you entertained and well oiled

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Dalyan – a muddy delight

Destination: Dalyan

Richard Baker gets down and dirty in this small, but lively, Turkish resort

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Memorial to the Queen Mother

Churches, pubs and farms: a stroll in Hertfordshire

Destination: Hertfordshire

Read my guide to discover an interesting but easy walk for all of the family through the beautiful countryside in Hertfordshire

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Los Voladores de Cuetzalan

Cuetzalan: a classically Mexican affair

Destination: Puebla

Close to Mexico City, the pueblo magico of Cuetzalan serves as a great weekend break for those with an appetite for adventure and a desire for a more authentic Mexican experience

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St Andrews -The Old Course

St Andrews, Scotland: a perfect golfing hub

by buz1960

Destination: Scotland

St Andrews in Scotland is many things to many people: a quaint Scottish town, a classic seaside resort, the site of Scotland’s oldest University – and (oh yes) home to seven great golf courses

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