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Rue des Eaux is home to the Musée du Vin

The chic 16th - poshest quarter of Paris

Destination: Paris

Paris’s 16th arrondissement is chic, comfortable and smart. But it offers much more than just poodles and perma-tans. There’s fine architecture, wonderful museums and affordable bistros too

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Donauworth

2010 – A year of festivals and celebrations in Bavaria

Destination: Nuremberg

Bavaria, the largest state in Germany, has a lot to offer – mountains, lakes and vibrant cities. 2010 boasts notable anniversaries and is the perfect time to visit

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 lotus by Cai Guo-Qiang, Botanical Gardens

All in the name of art: the Sydney Biennale 2010

by zara

Destination: Sydney

A world of exciting contemporary art has just arrived in Sydney, Australia - and is there until August. Visit the thought-provoking works to see the best - or maybe the worst - of today’s art

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Albania's dramatic coastline

Albania - Hot Tip for 2011?

Destination: Albania

Venture out to Albania and you'll find a country only just opening up to tourism and alive with Roman and Greek history

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Statues outside Zagreb cathedral

Zagreb - A New City Break for 2011?

Destination: Zagreb

Fifteen years ago, the Croatian capital was in the middle of a war. Now Zagreb is booming and tourists are starting to rediscover its elegant boulevards, ornate architecture and cafe society

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Mozart's birthplace

24 hours in Salzburg

by gill19

Destination: Salzburg

Salzburg is full of glorious architecture, quaint coffee shops, towering turrets and look-at-me churches - but it's also a thoroughly modern city, with great places to shop, eat and sleep

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Alcatratz

24 hours of family fun on a short break to San Francisco

Destination: San Francisco

Even if your time in San Francisco is seriously limited, you can still get a real flavour of this vibrant, cultural city. Here's how to cram maximum action into just one day by the bay...

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Ghent's gorgeous waterways

24 hours in Ghent: the beer, the cruise, the ceiling shoes

by rfield

Destination: Ghent

For some unfathomable reason, mass tourism has not arrived in Ghent…yet. Find out why Europe's biggest city in the 14th century is its most underrated in the 21st.

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The view from the hotel garden across the city of Bath

29 hours of rest and relaxation in Bath

Destination: Bath

A romantic night in Bath without the kids provided plenty of fun, plenty of food and a perfect, unique place to stay

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Surviving New York with 40 teenagers in tow

Destination: New York City

Taking a school trip to New York might sound like a nightmare - but with careful advance planning, it can be enjoyable, fun and educational for all. Here are my tips on how to make it work

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