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Porta Roma

Orvieto: a gem in central Italy only two hours from Rome

Destination: Orvieto

Perched high on a massive volcanic rock, Umbria's Orvieto is a fine mediaeval city with enormous charm. It may be best known for its brilliant wines but many delights await the enterprising traveller

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Swindon Outlet Shopping Centre

England - Swindon: a surprisingly interesting place

Destination: Swindon

Swindon, in Wiltshire, is famous for railways and Honda cars but must have more going for it - it has just been officially twinned with Walt Disney World in Florida

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Relaxation at The Scarlet Hotel

Cornwall - a green and friendly corner of England

Destination: Cornwall

Cornwall is taking the lead when it comes to being green. Eco-friendly hotels and restaurants serve walkers, surfers, cyclists and those visitng the superb beaches and cultural offerings

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Greco Romana Theatre from the road to Castelmola

A passeggiata (stroll) along Corso Umberto: Taormina, Sicily

Destination: Taormina

I have walked Corso Umberto on many occasions and never tired of its eagerness to please, delight and surprise. Why not join me now, on my passeggiata, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Taormina.

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La Grande Plage, Biarritz

France - bitesize Biarritz: a short break guide

by deeda

Destination: Biarritz

Biarritz on the French Atlantic Coast is the perfect weekend get-away. For what to do during a three day break to make the most of this beautiful town (without spending a fortune), read on

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Scotland - a short break in Angus

Destination: Angus

Often overlooked by holidaymakers intent on discovering the grander landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, the ancient county of Angus has lots to offer visitors at any time of the year

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Barcelo Carlton Hotel

A tour of the Royal Mile, Edinburgh

by mouseuk

Destination: Edinburgh

Let me show you the attractions in Edinburgh's Royal Mile, from the Castle at the top to Holyroodhouse at the bottom

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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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A civilised short break in County Sligo

Destination: Sligo

Don't be fooled by the untamed scenery of Sligo. With its literary heritage, art galleries, fine food and pubs, this corner of north-west Ireland is anything but wild – unless you want it to be

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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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