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Cruising on the Queen Mary 2

Destination: Gibraltar

Now the QE2 is being converted into a Dubai hotel, Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 is the only oceangoing liner - and this ship does cruises too

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A musical cruise through the Med

Destination: Calvi

World-class performances, cultured ports of call, fine dining and sumptuous comfort at sea... the annual Mediterranean Music Cruise hits all the right notes

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From its perch on the Acropolis the Parthenon looks down on post-Olympics Athens (© Greece National Tourism Organisation)

A stylish weekend in Athens

Destination: Athens

The historic Greek capital of Athens is an increasingly exciting destination, with a sophisticated restaurant and café scene to match its stunning ancient archaeological monuments

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Nightlife in Athens: performing arts

Destination: Athens

Outdoor cinemas, ancient amphitheatres, experimental theatre and electro festivals - the Athens arts scene is a vibrant mix of classical and contemporary.

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Rooftops of Athens

The new face of Athens

Destination: Athens

Always thought of Athens as dirty, crowded and polluted? Time to think again - since its Olympics makeover, it's a whole new city

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Bios upstairs

Nightlife in Athens: my favourite bars

Destination: Athens

It's hard not to have a good night out in Athens - a city that gets its groove on after midnight. From tiny bars with killer cocktails to flamboyant bouzouki clubs, Athens kicks in after hours.

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