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Albania's dramatic coastline

Albania - Hot Tip for 2011?

Destination: Albania

Venture out to Albania and you'll find a country only just opening up to tourism and alive with Roman and Greek history

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The Field of Miracles, with the Duomo next to the famous Leaning Tower

There's more to Pisa than a tower that tilts

Destination: Pisa

The famous Leaning Tower may bring the tourists in their thousands, but many miss the wealth of other interesting sights that Pisa has to offer

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The ruins of Pompeii with Mount Vesuvius lurking menacingly in the background

Pompeii: a city risen from the ashes

Destination: Pompeii

Nowhere else on earth gives as vivid an insight as Pompeii into how ordinary people lived 2,000 years ago - or shows so graphically how they died

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The perilously-sited Civita di Bagnoregio, in central Italy

Out on a limb in Italy

Destination: Lazio

The precarious village of Cività di Bagnoregio is one of central Italy’s most arresting sights. Cross the footbridge into a fairytale place with an astonishing history.

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Temple of Bel

A romantic desert adventure in Palmyra

Destination: Palmyra

Watching the sun set over the vast ruins of Palmyra, an ancient wonder miles from anywhere, in the middle of the Syrian desert, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience

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The Hollies B & B, Bath

Taking the advantage in Bath

Destination: Bath

Serendipity is fine but if you’ve a busy schedule, have to spend within a budget and don’t fancy taking your chances, here are a few shortcuts to enjoying the beautiful English city of Bath

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Jupiter's eye view of Arles centre, complete with arena

Take me to Arles, Provence’s hottest city

Destination: Arles

Van Gogh, cowboys and Julius Caesar are among the cast in the hot-blooded spectacle which is Arles. So are beautiful women. Join them any time in a town where the tempo stays up all year round

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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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On the canal trail in Manchester

Destination: Manchester

Manchester may be “happening” but it also has a fascinating industrial past that's been rejuvenated in recent years

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The Blue Moon Café

Cheap restaurants in Chester

Destination: Chester

Come dine with me around the Roman city of Chester and find out where you can find a bargain bite to eat during your city break

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