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The largest cuckoo clock in the world has its home in the Black Forest, at Triburg

The Black Forest: a dark wonderland

Destination: Black Forest

The dark pine forests, deep valleys and cascading waterfalls of southwest Germany’s Black Forest region are a joy to explore

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Durham Cathedral

Durham: a jewel in the north's crown

by Glynis

Destination: Durham

With fascinating sights and friendly people, wild landscapes and a warm welcome, the compact city of Durham has more than enough to keep you entertained on a weekend away

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Canal cutting

A walk along the Shropshire Union canal

Destination: Staffordshire

Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.

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Take a new look at Newquay

by tiwo

Destination: Newquay

Newquay hits the headlines in summer for its waves and wild parties. But visitors also flock to this Cornish gem for the ocean walks and views, historic hotels and the Britain's best fish and chips

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Beautiful canals

Bruges: a taste of the good life in Belgium

by zara

Destination: bruges

Beer, chips and chocolate - and a beautiful UNESCO city with great architecture and pretty canals. Bruges in Belgium hits all the right spots

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Helsinki at night (© VisitFinland.com)

Helsinki: a delightful city on the sea

by gill19

Destination: Helsinki

Small and sparklingly clean, with air as fresh as a newly-picked daisy: that's Helsinki. Finland’s capital city, it's also super-efficient, and a symphony of spires and Art Nouveau facades

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View from the Summer Isles Hotel

Getting a taste for Scotland

Destination: Achiltibuie

Forget what you've heard about deep-fried Mars bars or tartan tins of shortbread. Achiltibuie, in the north-west of Scotland, is an unexpected foodie paradise. Just make sure you go in the summer

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Your carriage awaits: the Eagle Express to Rottnest Island

A day trip to Rottnest Island, Australia

Destination: Rottnest Island

Swapping homes with a couple in Fremantle, Western Australia, gave us not just a stylish apartment to live in, but a chance to see Rottnest island with its marine park, reefs and exotic wildlife

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Castle Street

Kidwelly: a well-kept Welsh secret

Destination: Wales

Often overshadowed by its more famous neighbours, the little Welsh town of Kidwelly has plenty to offer anyone in search of a few days' total relaxation - including a magnificent Norman castle

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Kangaroo Island definitely rocks

Hop to Kangaroo Island - a nature lover's paradise

Destination: Kangaroo Island

A trip to Kangaroo Island offers the chance to spot wallabies, koalas and seals. And if that sounds like too much hard work, you can just sit back and watch the waves with a glass of homemade gin!

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