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Lihou Island copyright Gilly Pickup

10 reasons to go to Guernsey

by gill19

Destination: Guernsey

From glorious beaches and fabulous food to witches' magic resting stones and spooky burial chambers (not to mention peace, perfect peace), Guernsey has all the ingredients for an ideal short break

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Boston and the Charles River (© Greater Boston CVB)

Boston in 48 hours

Destination: Boston

As well as being the birthplace of the American Revolution, Boston has always influenced much of the USA’s way of life, from politics to music

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Crowds bustle around the foot of St Stephen’s Cathedral (© Österreich Werbung/Diejun)

Vienna: 48 hours in Austria’s capital

Destination: Vienna

Vienna is one of the world's great cities. Palaces, opera houses and museums contrast with cheerful coffee houses, irresistible cakes, fun shopping and prancing horses

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The beautiful domes of the Blue Mosque in the heart of Istanbul's Old City

Istanbul on a budget

Destination: Istanbul

Not only is Istanbul the only metropolis in the world to straddle two continents, it's also a city where you don't have to spend a fortune to have a great time

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Timeless entertainment - that's the way to do it

Llandudno: more than a pier and candy floss

Destination: Llandudno

Llandudno is a Victorian seaside town with more to offer than you might expect. Where else could you go skiing before walking down the pier and then end up in a punk rock gig?

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Korčula Town

Korčula's a jewel

Destination: Korcula Town

According to local legend, Marco Polo was born in Korčula and chose to enjoy his twilight years there. It's easy to see how this lovely Croatian island could have captivated the great adventurer

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The harbour at Rethymnon (©

Rethymnon: a touch of class in Crete

Destination: Rethymnon

Looked at one way, Rethymnon could almost be an eastern sheikdom; from another angle, it's more Miami. But head out of town, in to the hills, and it could only be Crete

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Culture comes free at the British Museum

London on a budget

Destination: London

London doesn’t have to be expensive - you just need to know where to look to find entertainment, shopping bargains and even spa treatments that are easy on your pocket

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Dancing fountains outside the  State Theatre, Kosice

A weekend in Kosice

Destination: Kosice

Urban restoration has transformed Kosice, Slovakia’s second city, into an undiscovered gem

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Vathi, gateway to the island of Meganisi

Meganisi: a walk back in time

Destination: Ionian Islands

On the tiny Ionian island of Meganisi, you'll find deserted beaches, plenty of silence and a slice of the real Greece

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