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Beautiful canals

Bruges: a taste of the good life in Belgium

by zara

Destination: bruges

Beer, chips and chocolate - and a beautiful UNESCO city with great architecture and pretty canals. Bruges in Belgium hits all the right spots

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Leeds Town Hall

How to spend a weekend in Leeds

Destination: Leeds

Once famous for its wool and textiles, Leeds is now a cosmopolitan and vibrant city ideal for a short break. The city is home to excellent shopping, culture, food and nightlife

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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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Raffles

Singapore: a unique blend of old and new

by hollyo

Destination: Singapore

Steeped in history yet firmly rooted in the 21st century, Singapore is a multi-faceted city where East meets West and old contrasts with new

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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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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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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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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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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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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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