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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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The amazing Roman bridge that still carries traffic today, two thousand years after it was built

Rimini: much more than a beach holiday

Destination: Rimini

Rimini may be well known as Italy’s major ‘sun, sea and fun’ destination, but there is another side to this popular and historic city that is too often missed by visitors

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Sopron City Centre with it's old narrow streets, squares and courtyards. Hotel Palatinus on the right. A few minutes walk from the Fire Tower and other interesting sights.

Sopron: a taste of Hungary

by bobef90

Destination: Sopron

Sopron lies just over the Austrian border, an hour's train ride from Vienna. I fitted in a flying two day visit and found a gem of a town that merits more time to fully appreciate its charm

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Cesky Krumlov is one of the most picturesque towns in the region

Bohemian beauty in the Czech Republic

Destination: Bohemia

The southernmost region of the Czech Republic, Bohemia is a land of dramatic castles, medieval towns and tranquil river valleys. Best of all, it's still surprisingly free of crowds

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Culzean Castle and Country Park, South Ayrshire, West Coast Scotland - a five minute drive from Turnberry

Beyond Open golf: discover Turnberry in Scotland

by jay

Destination: Turnberry

There's more to Turnberry than just golf. You can go walking, cycling, horse riding, malt whisky tasting, salmon fishing, sailing and castle bagging. Thats just for starters.

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1.	Lake Bolsena and its fertile landscape viewed from Montefiascone

Blissed-out on Lake Bolsena

Destination: Lake Bolsena

Other Italian lakes may be more famous, but little-known Lake Bolsena in northern Lazio is an unspoilt paradise, with fertile countryside, friendly people, ancient ruins and charming medieval towns

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View of Tossa de Mar

Tossa de Mar: boho chic on the Costa Brava

Destination: Tossa de Mar

Kylie Minogue is becoming a regular fixture in Tossa de Mar, bringing a touch of glamour back to the Costa Brava resort that has always attracted an arty crowd

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Hotel de la Cite and its brasserie, Chez Saska (© Adam Batterbee)

Carcassonne’s medieval majesty

Destination: Carcassonne

The dramatic fortress town of Carcassonne has kept the spirit of the Middle Ages alive in the Languedoc region of France - to visit it is to find yourself in a fairy tale

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Panorama from Palais des Rois de Majorque over Perpignan rooftops

Perpignan: journey to the centre of the Earth

Destination: Perpignan

Perpignan is the kind of city people tend to come across by accident - and once they do, they discover that in some respects it's like a bijou Barcelona

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St Mary's Church, Rynek Glowny, by night

The charm of Krakow

Destination: Krakow

The former Polish capital of Krakow is a picturesque city with plenty of Eastern European allure and a fine line in flavoured vodkas

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