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The Cloth Hall in Market Square. Noworolski's is under the arches!

Krakow: past and present

Destination: Krakow

We did know a little about Krakow before booking a break there, but I have to admit that we didn’t really know about its history or that it had one of the largest Jewish communities in pre-war Europe.

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Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan

Culture and countryside in Taiwan

Destination: Taiwan

Taiwan may only be small, but this undiscovered Asian gem is big on fascinating things to do and see, from sailing on mystical lakes to dining with Buddhist monks and staying with aboriginal tribes

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Charming old town, Teguise

Luxury and lunar landscapes in Lanzarote

Destination: Lanzarote

Forget about package holidays and crowded beaches - discover the other side of Lanzarote, with its diverse and dramatic landscapes, rugged coastline and pretty whitewashed houses

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Qingcheng mountain

Pandas and pagodas in Chengdu

by biscuit

Destination: Chengdu

Watching baby pandas, visiting mountain temples, eating home-made dumplings and getting to know the locals... we may have had only a short time in the Chinese city of Chengdu, but we crammed a lot in!

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The Udderbelly at Bristo Square

Comedy, history and culture: Edinburgh in August

Destination: Edinburgh

From outrageous comedy at the famous Festival Fringe to learning about a history of gruesome past deeds, Edinburgh has so much to offer in August

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Buchanan Street at night

Glasgow - City of style, culture and food

Destination: Glasgow

Scotland's Glasgow is emerging from its dark past into an era of stylish shopping, trendy designers, fantastic Victorian buildings and some top-notch food

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Mountain villages on Santo Antao Island

Exploring Cape Verde and meeting the Sheriff of Nottingham

Destination: Sal

Island-hopping and trekking in the Cape Verde Islands: a funky fusion of African hospitality, Latin American music, Caribbean-style beaches and Portuguese heritage

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Central High School

Arkansas and the rock of Little Rock

Destination: Little Rock

Find out how former President of the US (and Arkansan) Bill Clinton oversaw a transformation of the state capital, proving to be a rock for Little Rock. Then discover what you can do in the city

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Strawberry Fields

Central Park, the heart and lungs of New York City

Destination: New York City

If you're feeling exhaustion in New York - perhaps the world's busiest city - head for Central Park. There's so much to see and doing it justice will take far longer than you might think

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Tallinn sits on the shores of the Baltic Sea

Talking Tallinn - where to go and what to do

Destination: Tallinn

The Estonian capital of Tallinn serves up a gastronomic fusion of traditional dishes and modern flair. Old also meets new in the charming old town and bustling business district

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