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A room with a view at The Zanzibar

Hastings: a breath of fresh air

Destination: Hastings

With a mix of stylish hotels, interesting shops, history and leisure, Hastings is a salty seaside town that's definitely on the up

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The highly influential 'modern' style of Toulouse-Lautrec promoting the Moulin Rouge and 'La Goulue'

France - a weekend in Paris to remember

by kozmik

Destination: Paris

Montmartre is just a mile from the Gare du Nord where the Eurostar train will deposit you for a weekend of frankly shocking exuberance. There's a new dance in town which is not for the faint-hearted

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The American Cafe, a tribute to Art Nouveau where Mata Hari had her wedding reception.

The delights of a short break in Amsterdam

by kozmik

Destination: Amsterdam

An artistic weekend in Amsterdam designed to give you a taste for continental living. And how! Prepare to lose a few clothes and inhibitions along the way...

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The Blue Mosque is the most distinctive feature of Istanbul's skyline

Istanbul - Byzantium of old is now a cool capital of culture

Destination: Istanbul

Istanbul is not just a treasure-trove of ancient wonders; it has a modern side and a vibrant art and shopping scene. The latest European Capital of Culture is a great place to spend a long weekend

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Plaza Mayor

Salamanca: historical buildings but a modern nightlife

Destination: Salamanca

Salamanca in northwest Spain is not only a beautiful city packed with ancient monuments; it also offers a fabulous introduction to Spanish cuisine and nightlife

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The Mourne Wall snakes along the mountain

Take a walk on the wild side: The Mountains of Mourne

Destination: Newcastle

Combine healthy, physical, outdoor exercise with great entertainment, fine lodgings and homely food for that well-rounded weekend break or short holiday in Ireland

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Raffles Hotel - 'Patronised by nobility, and loved by all'

Singapore : A brief Sling (in the Lion City)

Destination: Sentosa Island

If you're off to the Southern hemisphere and are thinking of a short stop to break up a long journey...tropical, clean, lush, cocktails and beaches, think Singapore

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View from Oram's Arbour in the snow

Winchester: a walking tour

by LRevans

Destination: Winchester

Winchester is famous for being the former capital of the UK and the setting for Keats' 'To Autumn'. Now the city provides the perfect setting for break away from it all

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96 Winery Road

Cape Town and the World Cup = a match made in Heaven

Destination: Cape Town

Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?

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13. View of Hotel Villa Ducale room 10's balcony and Giardini Naxos bay.

A romantic break in Taormina, Sicily

Destination: Taormina

If you are looking for a romantic break in characteristic Taormina read my guide where I tell you what to see, where to stay and where to eat

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