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Independent Manchester: Chorlton and Didsbury

Destination: Manchester

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre, stroll alongside the River Mersey, or shop in some of Manchester’s most stylish independent shops, head south to Chorlton and Didsbury

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Agave plants growing in the Oaxacan sunshine

Crafts, churches and chocolate in beautiful Oaxaca, Mexico

Destination: Oaxaca

Artisans, markets and plenty of history make Oaxaca an ideal destination for tourists who want to see a different side to Mexico

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Pescaria is still an explosion of squirming, glistening seafood - © Cleaper

Shopping in Venice: food and wine

Destination: Venice

Experience food shopping at its most Venetian while putting together a picnic. Read my guide and find out where to buy the finest cakes in Venice, excellent cheese and some perfectly quaffable wine

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Multi-coloured Burano

Shopping in Venice: fabrics and lace

Destination: Venice

At the height of Venice’s glory, the city's textile shops were so much in demand that they were open 24/7. These days, they keep more regular hours, but they are still hugely popular

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Auschwitz.

Krakow and Auschwitz. But mainly Auschwitz

Destination: Krakow

A weekend city break to Krakow confronts you with the 'A' question: should you visit Auschwitz, or not?

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Brindisa

Spanish food, wine and culture in London

Destination: London

Celebrate London’s trend for all things Spanish by trying out some of the best cultural and foodie experiences the city has to offer

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View of harbour at Marina di Corricella, Procida

Procida and Salina: Italian islands for film buffs

Destination: Procida

The Italian islands of Procida and Salina are individually charming, justifying their role as locations for famous romantic films such as 'Il Postino'

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The old cathedral in Fréjus next to the Town Hall

Discovering the old and new Fréjus

by alicia

Destination: Frejus

There's lots to see and do here as well as the beach. Fréjus is a great place to stay while discovering the rest of the Côte D'Azur and the kids won't complain about "another quaint litle village"

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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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The El Mouradi Palace got the thumbs-up from us!

Tunisia: culture, history and 'Only Fools and Horses'

Destination: Tunisia

Seeking a destination that’s easy to reach, not too harsh on your bank account and offers something for almost everyone? Try Tunisia! (Just watch out for the country’s many answers to Del Boy)

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