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Kanafa and Arabic coffee at Fattoush, Haifa

Akka: city out of time

Destination: Acre

The coast of Galilee is where cultures meet and history echoes through the stone streets of Arab Acre (Akka) and the chic cafes of Haifa

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Holland America Line's ms Ryndam at one of her ports of call

Why awesome Alaska is America's last frontier

On a cruise of Alaska's Inside Passage, you'll find a land full of awe-inspiring scenery, fascinating native culture, historic Gold Rush-era towns and the occasional brown bear

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The badlands near Dinosaur Provincial Park are sandstone, eroded by wind, water and ice (Travel Alberta)

Alberta: where dinosaurs roamed

Destination: Alberta

The badlands of Alberta, in Canada, were once home to more than 35 species of dinosaurs. Now they’re a draw for tourists and paleontologists unearthing millions of years of history

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The Vistula River

Krakow city break: Old Town, Auschwitz and alcohol

Destination: Krakow

While perhaps not as popular as Prague or Budapest, Krakow, the former capital city of Poland, boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites - plus culture, scenery and great food and drink too!

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Catching up on the village gossip in Arraiolos

Alentejo's hidden treasures

Destination: Alentejo

For those who want the complete opposite of a package tour to the Algarve, a pousada break in Portugal's undiscovered Alentejo region is perfect

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Great Umayyad Mosque

Damascus: bringing history alive

Destination: Damascus

Conquerors, traders, tourists - Damascus has seen them all over the years. Today, visitors to the city will be impressed by their legacy and surprised by the warm welcome from everyone they meet

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History comes alive in Manchester

Destination: Manchester

It was the world's first modernised city and the birthplace of communism and the Suffragettes. Take a cultural tour of Manchester and discover a historic city with a surprisingly radical past

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The River Arno seen from the famous Ponte Vecchio.

Florence: the city that has it all?

Destination: Florence

Florence has a bit of everything: food, culture, art, beauty and nightlife. Read about some classic haunts as well as several hidden gems

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Gooseberry Beach

All roads lead to Newport

Destination: Newport

Newport, Rhode Island is the perfect place for a summer vacation. You can’t help but be captivated by this little town by the beach with its character and charm and unique brand of entertainment

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View from Lake Annecy with the Alps in the background

Annecy: the pearl of the French Alps

Destination: Annecy

Within an hour of Geneva airport lies the hidden gem of Annecy, where spending a few days by the lake is the perfect antidote to a busy life and hectic work schedule

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