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Dubai hotels: an expat's guide

Destination: Dubai

Whether you are heading to Dubai for the beaches, the bars or the shopping malls, there are plenty of hotels to stay at – but it can be confusing. As an expat living in the Gulf, I can help you choose

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An insider's guide to Newcastle

by Andrew

Destination: Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle has a reputation as a party town, but there's much more to it than that, with lush green spaces to explore, glorious food to eat and the bracing North Sea to surf

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Cala Bassa beach

An island white wedding in Ibiza

Destination: San Rafael

Known to many as an 18-30 destination, the Spanish isle of Ibiza isn’t a first choice to get married. But with rustic charm, great weather and charming venues – there are few places that could top it

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Benidorm: an architectural pilgrimage

Destination: Benidorm

Design might not be the first thing you associate with Benidorm, but the mega resort on the Costa Blanca is a microcosm of 1960s and 70s architecture. The contemporary buildings are pretty groovy, too

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View of Taormina from Madonna della Rocca

An insider's guide to Taormina, Sicily

Destination: Taormina

Get some tips on the best places to go in Taormina, on the Italian island of Sicily, at any time of year, from someone who "knows their chickens", as the Italians like to say

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There is little in the way of road traffic: transfers to and from the airport are by golf buggy.

Manihi: an irresistible escape in the South Pacific

by Annie

Destination: Manihi

Manihi in French Polynesia is a unique combination of the idylls of pure escapism: a largely undeveloped tropical paradise, but gilded with a touch of unassuming luxury that makes it hard to resist

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Salt Flats at Santa Pola

Santa Pola - an exciting Costa Blanca resort

by dhb999

Destination: Santa Pola

Spain - Santa Pola is one of the Costa Blanca's finest holiday destinations with 10 beaches to choose from, many excellent restaurants and plenty of places to visit

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Kefalonia - Livathos Region

Kefalonia: an Ionian paradise of green and blue

by avithos

Destination: Cephalonia

The largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia (Cephalonia) is the crown jewel among the surrounding gems of Corfu, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kythira, Zakynthos and Paxos

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Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu: An intimate island of the Maldives

Destination: Baa Atoll

In the remote Baa Atoll, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu has everything you could want from an affordable, luxurious, romantic and remote island with the serene natural beauty of beach, sea, vegetation and fish

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Old Hunstanton beach huts

Opt for an old-fashioned holiday in Norfolk’s Old Hunstanton

Destination: Hunstanton

Travel back in time in Old Hunstanton to an era when a seaside holiday meant nothing more than paddling in the breakers, playing in the dunes and laughing at the knotted handkerchief on Grandad's head

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