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Jamie Oliver and his chefs at Fifteen Cornwall

Cornwall: once upon a lunchtime in the west

Destination: Padstow

Move over stodgy pasties and greasy fish and chips! From Fifteen Cornwall to Rick Stein, Cornwall is now a foodie paradise

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A Barbary macaque at home on the Rock

Gibraltar: rock of ages, apes and a whole lot more

Destination: Gibraltar

Commanding the western gateway to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar has been a trading community for centuries. Now major new investment means it's looking better than ever

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The Petit London bar, Toulouse

Live Toulouse like a local

Destination: Toulouse

France’s famous pink city, Toulouse, is a vibrant metropolis where you can drink, dine and party until the early hours without ever feeling like a tourist

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The colourful façades of the iconic ‘Cases de l’Onyar’ in Girona’s old town are reflected in the river

Girona: a year-round delight

Destination: Girona

Often overlooked in the Barcelona rush, Girona, the medieval second city of Catalonia, is a bustling cultural centre with a lively and creative attitude

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Durham Cathedral

Durham: a jewel in the north's crown

by Glynis

Destination: Durham

With fascinating sights and friendly people, wild landscapes and a warm welcome, the compact city of Durham has more than enough to keep you entertained on a weekend away

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The wooden dance floor at the Century Ballroom on Valentine's Day

Shopping, Starbucks and swing: live like a local in Seattle

Destination: Seattle

It's a US city renowned for its live music scene, a great farmers' market and cafés where you can chill out with a Grande caramel macchiato. Best of all, many of its cultural events are free

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Free Hugs in Myeung-dong

Seoul: perfect for a Korea break

Destination: Seoul

As the capital of a little country sandwiched between Japan and China, Seoul can really hold its own

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Canal cutting

A walk along the Shropshire Union canal

Destination: Staffordshire

Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.

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Granada - a tale of two cities

by Maffoz

Destination: Granada

Stay among Granada's fashion boutiques and broad Spanish avenues, or turn a corner and be suddenly amidst unfamiliar scents, winding, labyrinthine alleys and the hustle and bustle of North Africa.

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Lille is a cross-Channel flip for class... and chips

Destination: Lille

Eurostar has brought Lille within 100 minutes of London. A French city reborn and buzzing with prosperity, it would be silly not to take advantage

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