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Inmate at the night zoo

48 hours in Singapore

Destination: Singapore

Don't just dismiss it as a stopover en route Down Under - the bustling modern city of Singapore has no shortage of fascinating things to do and see

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The harbour at Rethymnon (© sargasso-travelimages.com)

Rethymnon: a touch of class in Crete

Destination: Rethymnon

Looked at one way, Rethymnon could almost be an eastern sheikdom; from another angle, it's more Miami. But head out of town, in to the hills, and it could only be Crete

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Cruising along the Gota Canal (Rederiaktiebolaget Gota Kanal)

Midnight sun on a Swedish canal trip

Destination: Gothenburg

The canals that link Gothenburg and Stockholm, the North Sea and the Baltic, come alive when turn-of-the-century boats cruise along them, in a river trip unlike any other in Europe

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Magritte Museum, Brussels

Brussels: a surreal weekend with Magritte

Destination: Brussels

Brussels has always had plenty to interest the art historian and art lover. Now, it has the most exciting opening in a long time – a new museum dedicated to the famous Belgian surrealist René Magritte

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The new Hergé Museum

Homage to a famous Belgian

Destination: Belgium

In Louvain-la-Neuve, a university town near Brussels, fans of the Tintin comic books can get their fix of nostalgia at a gleaming new purpose-built museum dedicated to their creator, Hergé

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Apfelstrudel and other pastries: Vienna's great delight

A foodie break in Vienna

Destination: Vienna

The Austrian capital of Vienna has a lot more to offer the gourmet than schnitzel, sausage stands and strudel - and the homegrown wine is as stupendous as the sophisticated cuisine

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The Canalside Cafe - warm and cosy with excellent food

A Christmas break in Birmingham?!

Destination: Birmingham

Join me as I fall in love with Birmingham's best winter offerings: the Christmas market and the canal side cafés, and find my preconceptions of Birmingham to be wholly incorrect!

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Mt. Tiede

The Canary Islands: A Volcanic Masterpiece

Destination: Tenerife

Sprinkeld just west of Moroccan shores, the sun-kissed, pleasantly tempered Canary Islands abound in natural, cultural and archaeological wonders.

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Nohaval Cove, County Cork (© Tom Arnold)

Ireland's foodie haven: Kinsale and the Cork coast

Destination: County Cork

Great food and intriguing history, glorious scenery and hidden coves, arts, crafts and festivals – you'll find the lot when you explore the town of Kinsale and its surrounding countryside

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Business and bling in Dubai

Destination: Dubai

It’s glamorous, some think over the top, but there’s no denying there are few places in the Middle East as good as Dubai when it comes to mixing business with pleasure

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