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The infamous Brooklyn Bridge

New York on a shoestring budget

Destination: New York City

One of the most popular cities in the world, New York is also one of the most efficient at separating tourists from their dollars. If money's tight, check out these tips for visiting on a budget

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A cheap weekend in Prague

Destination: Prague

Spring is a beautiful time to visit Prague. We hoped that, with recession jitters and an exchange rate that looked dodgy, spending more time out in the sun would also save us money

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Tokyo's parks and gardens

Destination: Tokyo

Tokyo may be one of the busiest cities on earth, but there are oases of calm and nature that offer respite from the hustle and bust

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Grande Plage, Biarritz (© Biarritz Tourist Office/Le Doaré)

Days of wine and oysters in Aquitaine

by Lyn.Eyb

Destination: Pau

In the southwest of France sits Europe’s largest sand dune - just one of the many attractions in the unspoilt region of Aquitaine

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Pyramid vision: the Louvre

Best of Paris: living beside the Louvre

Destination: Paris

The Louvre is one of the world's great cultural destinations but the surrounding area also makes a perfect base for shopping and nightlife or simply lapping up chic Parisian life

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The Chrysler Building was once the tallest building in New York, now number three.

New York - the lowdown on the high-rise city break

by kozmik

Destination: New York City

My guide reckons New York City has everything - does the Big Apple really have it all for the perfect break?

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Luz station, Sao Paolo

Why Sao Paulo’s worth exploring

Destination: Sao Paulo

Some people just use Sao Paulo as the entry point to Brazil - but it offers fabulous restaurants, shopping paradise and bags of history, all wrapped up in a fascinating mix of cultures

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Trafalgar Square & beyond from the National Portrait Gallery

London's top free views

Destination: London

Some of London's best views are free - read on as I tell you where to find them

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Green shade: the garden at Valle delle Camene, Rome

Green Italy: the secret garden hotels of Rome

Destination: Rome

Lemon trees, gravel courtyards, butterfly sanctuaries, fragments of Ancient Roman wall… Even in frenetic Rome, you can come home to your own private garden at a b&b or boutique hotel

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A room at Villa Madame, an 'elegant hideaway' revamped earlier this year

Six perfect romantic hideaways in Paris

Destination: Paris

We all associate Paris with romance – and on a short break, its small, individual hotels offer a mix of urban glamour and villagey charm, comfort and privacy. Here are six of my favourites

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