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Theatre Royal, Bath (© Bath Tourism Plus/Colin Hawkins)

Bath: the UK’s most romantic city

by gill19

Destination: Bath

Bath, a magnet for chic society in the 18th century, still attracts romantics from near and far. Why not whisk your beloved off to this charming city for a weekend or dreamy day out?

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Boutique in Bath

Shopping in Bath: The Best Boutiques

Destination: Bath

Independent retailers still thrive in Bath and the city is home to everything from trendy clothes and homeware shops to food markets and vinyl toy shops. Here's my guide to the best of the bunch...

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Lampseller in the Grand Bazaar

Bazaar life in Istanbul

Destination: Istanbul

Stylish Istanbul is a shopper’s paradise, but chic boutiques and glossy shopping malls are only half the story. Don’t miss the total sensory overload of the city’s most ancient bazaars

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Palm trees at Newport Beachside

Sunny Isles & South Beach, Miami – surf, deco, Key Lime Pie

Destination: Miami

Looking for a beach break with access to a city and its attractions? Then consider the winning combination of Sunny Isles and South Beach, Miami, for a relaxed beach vibe combined with urban chic

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The Ring of Thanksgiving statue is known to locals as 'the thing with the ring' or 'Nuala with the Hula' (© Peter McVeigh)

Belfast: from Troubles town to city of craic

Destination: Belfast

Once known for bombs and bullets, now Belfast is all about cocktails and craic, not to mention black taxi tours to former trouble spots and an eye-opening experience on a big wheel

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Brandenburg Gate, Berlin © VisitBerlin.de

East Berlin goes West

Destination: Berlin

The reinvention of old East Berlin shows this cosmopolitan city is now giving the West a run for its money

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Relaxing on one of Berlin's urban beaches (© www.visitBerlin.de)

The lighter, brighter side of Berlin

by gill19

Destination: Berlin

The German city is renowned for its world-class art and modern architecture… but did you know about its urban beaches, canals and exotic Balinese gardens? This is the fun side of Berlin

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A little bit of Cuba on Oranienbuger, QBA II

Walking the Berlin Wall

Destination: Berlin

Germany: Berlin is an all dancing, all singing, vibrant city, sadly with a turbulent history. Taking a few hours out and walking the Berlin Wall is 'living history' and well worth the effort

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Street entertainers on Kottbusser Bridge, Kreuzberg

Kreuzberg: Berlin's most colourful quarter

Destination: Berlin

Kreuzberg is the heart of Turkish Berlin and the city's alternative centre, with an energetic mix of colourful buildings, funky eateries and exotic markets

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Glasgow smiles better

Destination: Glasgow

Scotland’s largest city bursts with personality – so pack your mac, and a sense of humour, and you won’t go far wrong in Glasgow, one of the UK’s friendliest places

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