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Midi-Pyrenees: a place in the sun

Destination: Midi-Pyrenees

If you haven’t discovered France’s Midi-Pyrénées, you’re missing a short-haul gem

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Street stall in Genoa's medieval quarter

Genoa: a city on the up

Destination: Genoa

Edgy and elegant, Genoa is for travellers who like their Italian destinations less than perfect

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Cafe Lisboa is a favourite place to chill

Valencia on a plate

Destination: Valencia

With thousands of bars, cafeterias and restaurants, there's fabulous food to be had in Valencia - you just need to know the right places to look...

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Touring Jurmala’s huge beaches and dense forests on board a big old quad bike

A weekend in regal Riga

Destination: Riga

Tired of too many tourists and escalating prices? Head north for a weekend break in one of Europe’s most captivating and under-explored capital cities

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Street vendor, Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City: a fresh taste of the east

Destination: Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam now offers the traditional attractions of the East alongside modern restaurants, bars and accommodation, as the country bids to become the new Thailand

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Spend a weekend Bristol fashion

Destination: Bristol

A short break in Bristol gives you the chance to investigate the city's laidback style, taking in wildlife encounters, pirate walks and girlie cocktails along the way

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Menton: a Cote d'Azur gem

Destination: Menton

Not as famous as nearby Cannes and Nice, but no less glitzy and grand, the French Riviera town of Menton makes for a stunning, sunny break

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Lyon on a budget

Destination: Lyon

Don’t let the weak pound spoil your fun in France’s gastronomic capital

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Majorca on a budget

Destination: Alcudia

The lovely resort of Alcudia in Majorca has a nice relaxed charm and a wealth of activities on offer, making it a great place for a budget break

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The Musée National du Moyen-Age, Paris’s most overlooked major museum (© Paris Tourist Office/Amélie Dupont)

A perfect day in Paris: the Latin Quarter

Destination: Paris

With its monuments, Gothic churches and bookshops, the old university district of Paris is a tourist trap. Delve deeper, and find a place where Parisians actually live. Here’s how to enjoy it in a day

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