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Holy cows are everywhere in Jaipur.

The tastes, sights and sounds of Jaipur

by rwicks

Destination: India

It is Rajasthan’s most colourful city, guaranteed to leave your senses smitten. To navigate your way through the confusion, follow my advice on where to stay, what to eat and where to rest your soul

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Eating croissants and drinking wine in Bergerac, France

Destination: Bergerac

Sample fine French food and exquisite wine in the romantic town of Bergerac

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Barga: Tuscany and the perfect wedding

Destination: Barga

Romance, serenity, culture and beauty are just some of the essential ingredients for that ultimate wedding - and we found them all when we tied the knot in the Tuscan hilltop town of Barga

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Altstadt and Schloss across the Neckar, ©Nichole Martinson

Tübingen, Germany: eating, drinking and thinking

by nichole

Destination: Tubingen

Tübingen is a retreat away from fast cars, Bier and Bratwurst where many of Germany's poets and thinkers waxed poetic and thought

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Venice in winter. Note the gondola-traghetto on the right.

Ten tips for saving money (and your soul) in Venice

Destination: Venice

Venice doesn't need to be a money drain. Putting in the prep and following a few simple rules will make for a more relaxed holiday - and help you focus on the charm and atmosphere of the lagoon city

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Altes Rathaus Entry Crest, © Nichole Martinson

Bonn, Germany: brimming with Beethoven and bygone days

by nichole

Destination: Bonn

From Beethoven to former Bundeshauptstadt (federal capital), situated along the romantic Rhine, Bonn is the custodian and curator of musical and modern German history (play "video")

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Rialto adventurers

Top tips for enjoying Venice, city of culture and romance

by Harry B

Destination: Venice

Once you have visited Venice’s most famous sights, there is still so much to see in this delightful city and the islands of the Venetian lagoon

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Beach at La Turballe

Exploring Brittany and the Loire-Atlantique border

by malabar

Destination: Guerande

The Brittany and Loire-Atlantique border contains a delightful blend of history,chateaux,seaside and salt marshes. With car,campervan or tent you'll be well catered for. Read my guide to find out.

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Pillow fight with a bull !

To Bayonne and beyond: Aquitaine, France

Destination: Bayonne

The Basque capital city of Bayonne offers you a fantastic location with great food, drink, architecture and culture; and probably one of the best parties you are ever likely to experience

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A child in one of Cambodia's slums

Sew and reap in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Destination: Siem Reap

Despite mass tourism overrunning Siem Reap, the province is still one of the poorest in Cambodia. Now several hotels have pledged to help communities fight back against poverty

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