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Covent Garden, great atmosphere.

Clowns and classical music at London's Covent Garden Market

Destination: London

For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere.

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Eiffel Tower

Paris, France: cuisine and culture that don't break the bank

Destination: Paris

Paris is increasingly expensive but my guide shows where, and how, a food-loving retiree (of limited means) managed to eat well on a 2-day culture trip!

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Bloomingdales

Shopping in New York City: Soho and around

Destination: New York City

The best places to shop in New York's coolest neighbourhoods

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Laste, Brighton

Shopping in Brighton: The Lanes and North Laine

Destination: Brighton

Brighton's favourite shopping streets are lively, individual and fun to explore on foot. As a bonus, they're also stuffed with great little places to eat and drink. So go on, treat yourself.

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I Gigi, Hove

Shopping in Brighton: Kemptown, Hove and the Clocktower

Destination: Brighton

High street basics? Or something utterly unique? Whatever you're after, Brighton's eclectic shopping streets can deliver. I'll point you in the right direction.

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Ecseri flea market

Shopping in Budapest: antiques and fine china

Destination: Budapest

If you're after a special memento of your visit to Budapest, then what about an antique print, a tablecloth embroidered with traditional rural motifs or a fine piece of Herend porcelain?

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Sip Champagne from a Champagne glass in a Champagne glass...life doesn't get more decadent....or silly!

Shop till you drop in Antwerp

Destination: Antwerp

From frocks to rocks, sparkling shopping opportunities make Antwerp the perfect girly getaway

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Washington DC: not just any old city

Destination: Washington DC

The first of the world’s capital cities to be purpose-built, Washington DC is not only attractive but an efficient business centre, too

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Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio: the antithesis of Milan’s famous cathedral

Milan - appearance isn't everything

Destination: Milan

Milan may be famous for its fashion but read my guide where I scratch below the superficial surface taking you to the best restaurants, bars and sights

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