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Inmate at the night zoo

48 hours in Singapore

Destination: Singapore

Don't just dismiss it as a stopover en route Down Under - the bustling modern city of Singapore has no shortage of fascinating things to do and see

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Montréal from the St Lawrence River (© Perry Mastrovito/Québec Tourism)

Montréal in 48 hours

Destination: Montreal

With its mixture of French and English, ancient and modern, tradition and innovation, Montréal is North America’s most cosmopolitan city – perfect for a short break

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Crowds bustle around the foot of St Stephen’s Cathedral (© Österreich Werbung/Diejun)

Vienna: 48 hours in Austria’s capital

Destination: Vienna

Vienna is one of the world's great cities. Palaces, opera houses and museums contrast with cheerful coffee houses, irresistible cakes, fun shopping and prancing horses

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Porte Cailhau, once one of the main entrances to the city

48 hours in Bordeaux

Destination: Bordeaux

Set amid vine-ribboned countryside, the regional capital of Bordeaux attracts visitors with its waterfront promenade, pretty gardens and delicious local vinous offerings

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One of the courtyards at the Hackesche Hoefe (© images-dzt.de)

48 hours in Berlin

Destination: Berlin

Soak up Berlin's compelling atmosphere and take in countless historic sights before hitting the trendy bars and restaurants for cocktails and cabaret in this coolest of cities

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Inside Estadio da Luz, Benfica's stadium

Portugal - 48 hours in Lisbon

by rfield

Destination: Lisbon

Lisbon is a city famed for its sunshine, custard tarts, yellow trams and moustaches. Read on to find out how to make the most of 48 hours in the Portuguese capital

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A corner of the Quattro Canti

48 hours in Palermo

by rfield

Destination: Palermo

Most visitors to Sicily stay near the beaches on the east coast but in doing so miss out on one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Palermo. Here is how I would spend 48 hours in the Sicilian capital

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Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque with replica of sixteenth century barge

48 hours in Brunei: the jewel in Borneo's crown

Destination: Brunei Darussalam

Find out about Brunei's rich cultural heritage; tropical flora and fauna; museums and mosques; and find a peaceful and friendly atmosphere

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The beautiful domes of the Blue Mosque in the heart of Istanbul's Old City

Istanbul on a budget

Destination: Istanbul

Not only is Istanbul the only metropolis in the world to straddle two continents, it's also a city where you don't have to spend a fortune to have a great time

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A panel from Ghiberti’s ‘Gates of Paradise’, on the Baptistery, FlorenceA panel from Ghiberti’s ‘Gates of Paradise’, on the Baptistery, Florence

Tuscany on a budget

Destination: Tuscany

Taking a holiday in Tuscany doesn't have to mean breaking the bank - you can still see the best of it on a sensible family budget

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