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View of Ibiza Town from Talamanca Bay taxi-boat

Let’s go Ibiza-a-go-go

Destination: Ibiza

When it’s all gone Pete Tong, why not lift your spirits with the all-essential clubbing weekend in Ibiza?

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Porthmeor Beach, St Ives

A revitalised St Ives

Destination: St Ives

There are three very good reasons to visit St Ives right now: the ailing pound against the euro, a great new luxury place to stay, and a fantastic exhibition at the Tate

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View from the balcony of our hotel room

Majorca on a budget

Destination: Alcudia

The lovely resort of Alcudia in Majorca has a nice relaxed charm and a wealth of activities on offer, making it a great place for a budget break

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The view from the steps up to the lighthouse in Byron Bay

Surfing on a shoestring on Australia’s east coast

Destination: Byron Bay

In a van big enough to house two people, two surfboards, one gas stove and a few clothes, we drove from Sydney up the east coast of Australia, surfing all the way

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A view from the Hamilton Estate

Nevis: a hidden gem

Destination: Nevis

Palm-fringed beaches, lush rainforest and pretty plantation houses converted into romantic hotels - the Caribbean island of Nevis has all the classic ingredients for an idyllic honeymoon

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The harbour at Rethymnon (© sargasso-travelimages.com)

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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The best snorkeling outfit on Long Beach

Perhentian paradise: beach life on a Malaysian island

Destination: Malaysia

Are you seeking sun, beaches, clear blue coral-filled water, £3 BBQ feasts and £7-a-night bungalows in paradise? Then I know just the place off the northeast coast of Malaysia...

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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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Menton: a Cote d'Azur gem

Destination: Menton

Not as famous as nearby Cannes and Nice, but no less glitzy and grand, the French Riviera town of Menton makes for a stunning, sunny break

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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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