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Chester: more than a soap setting

Destination: Chester

Familiar to many as the backdrop for Hollyoaks, Chester has much more to offer, with glossy locals, trendy wine bars and great shopping. Oh, and not so many serial killers...

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Surprising Frankfurt – more than simply a business city

Destination: Frankfurt

With its high-rise buildings and business buzz, it would be easy to dismiss Frankfurt as boring. But that would be wrong: take time to explore properly and you may even fall in love with the place

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Anguilla’s ocean idyll (© Ashley Hubbard)

Anguilla: where life’s a beach

Destination: Anguilla

When it comes to great beaches, small is beautiful. Anguilla may be tiny, but this Caribbean island boasts 33 fabulous beaches. There is nowhere better for a winter break

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Spanish Gothic: Las Palmas cathedral at night

A breezy short break in Las Palmas

Destination: Las Palmas

Old world meets new in the capital of Gran Canaria. From its ornate Spanish balconies, patios and squares to its modern clubs, bars and cool urban beach life, Las Palmas thrills

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The Breakers

Live like a local in Palm Beach, Florida

by gcasale

Destination: Palm Beach

With its benign climate and pristine beaches, Palm Beach is a popular destination. To get an edge on other tourists, follow the advice of a local. Here's where to stay, shop, eat, drink and shop

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The Renaissance, Sharm el Sheikh

Rejuvenate on a winter break to Sharm-El-Sheikh

Destination: Sharm El-Sheikh

Egypt is a land of antiquity, but why go to Cairo and Luxor when when you can experience living history a few feet beneath the surface in the warm buoyant waters of Sharm-El-Sheikh?

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Lake Bled

Slovenia: a day trip out of Ljubljana

Destination: Slovenia

Castles, caves, culture, great food, bewitching scenery, colourful markets… and the best hot chocolate in the world. Slovenia has everything its European neighbours have – apart from the crowds

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Atlas Mountains and Berber villages - a spectacular sight.

Buying a slice of culture in the souks of Marrakech

Destination: Marrakech

Morocco's spicy city can serve up a short break crammed with colour, culture, caleches and consumer delights

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Enjoy a regal break in Royal Leamington Spa

by Theo

Destination: Leamington Spa

Royal Leamington Spa truly is a right royal blast. Whether you're into culture, shopping or a night on the town, it won't disappoint

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Anything can happen on ladies night...

Five-star Dubai on a budget

by rwicks

Destination: Dubai

In Dubai, with its opulent hotels and shopping malls, the ethos is spend, spend, spend – but you don't have to. From free drinks and fashion bargains to cheap brunch, here are my money-saving tips

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