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Touring Jurmala’s huge beaches and dense forests on board a big old quad bike

A weekend in regal Riga

Destination: Riga

Tired of too many tourists and escalating prices? Head north for a weekend break in one of Europe’s most captivating and under-explored capital cities

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Toledo's cathedral dominates the old city

Toledo: city of steel with a soft centre

Destination: Toledo

It's well worth going on a quest to unearth the ‘real’ Toledo hidden behind a breathtaking collection of tourist-trap monuments

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The Vistula River

Krakow city break: Old Town, Auschwitz and alcohol

Destination: Krakow

While perhaps not as popular as Prague or Budapest, Krakow, the former capital city of Poland, boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites - plus culture, scenery and great food and drink too!

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Catching up on the village gossip in Arraiolos

Alentejo's hidden treasures

Destination: Alentejo

For those who want the complete opposite of a package tour to the Algarve, a pousada break in Portugal's undiscovered Alentejo region is perfect

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The pool and a Valletta view

Art, spas and beaches: Malta has it all

Destination: Sliema

Whether relaxation or stimulation, there's an island in the Mediterranean that has it all...

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Beach near Hoi An

Suited and booted in charming Hoi An

Destination: Hoi An

The Vietnamese town of Hoi An is the place to head for an abundance of sunshine, untouched beaches and tailor-made clothes to suit all tastes and desires

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Lantern Shop,  Hoi An Town

Vietnam - lighting up in ancient Hoi An

Destination: Hoi An

Hoi An - totally captivating. This beautifully preserved, ancient town is rich in culture, character and charm

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Minority villages in the Ping'an region near Guilin

The rivers and mountains of Guilin

Destination: Guilin

Even rainy weather can't detract from the stunningly beautiful landscape that's made this part of southern China a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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The bookshop in Kenmare

Singalonga Cork and Kerry

Destination: Cork

A driving tour of Cork and Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland, takes in breathtaking scenery, magnificent vistas and cosy pubs. Plus, you've got a ready-made soundtrack to sing along to as you go...

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Graz and its famous clock tower (© ANTO/Diejun)

Graz: Austria’s secret city

Destination: Graz

Done Vienna? Now head for Graz, where ancient and modern rub shoulders here: craggy castles and leading-edge museums, Renaissance houses and funky contemporary jazz

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