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
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
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
by rachael bell
Morocco's spicy city can serve up a short break crammed with colour, culture, caleches and consumer delights
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
As the capital of a little country sandwiched between Japan and China, Seoul can really hold its own
Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.
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
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
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.