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Durham Cathedral

Durham: a jewel in the north's crown

by Glynis

Destination: Durham

With fascinating sights and friendly people, wild landscapes and a warm welcome, the compact city of Durham has more than enough to keep you entertained on a weekend away

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Culture, cycling and cafes on a citybreak to Delft, Holland

Destination: Delft

A typical Dutch city, Delft is full of historical charm, pretty canals, medieval churches and lively café culture - and as an ex-resident, I know just the right places to go when you're there

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San Cristobal de las Casas: a Mexican gem

The colonial buildings and small-town friendliness of San Cristobal are not the only charms of the city - also waiting to be discovered is an unshakeable pride in Mexico's indigenous culture

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Canal cutting

A walk along the Shropshire Union canal

Destination: Staffordshire

Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.

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Lake Bled

Slovenia: a day trip out of Ljubljana

Destination: Slovenia

Castles, caves, culture, great food, bewitching scenery, colourful markets… and the best hot chocolate in the world. Slovenia has everything its European neighbours have – apart from the crowds

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Atlas Mountains and Berber villages - a spectacular sight.

Buying a slice of culture in the souks of Marrakech

Destination: Marrakech

Morocco's spicy city can serve up a short break crammed with colour, culture, caleches and consumer delights

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Say cheese at Place Monge

Shopping in Paris: a gourmet guide to street markets

Destination: Paris

Whether you're shopping for a picnic, counting the number of cheeses on sale or simply observing Parisians at play, head for one of the 80 street markets dotted across Paris. Here's where to find them

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Cycling along the Seine offers one of the most scenic routes through Paris

Fall in love with Paris...all over again!

Destination: Paris

If you've already chomped croissants on the Champs Elysées and seen the famous sites, go off the beaten tourist track and experience Paris like a Parisian

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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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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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