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Kong Temple

Penang - colonial splendour and tropical diversity

Destination: Penang

The island of Penang combines the diverse cultures of China, Malaysia and India with the history of the British Empire among beautiful architecture and sandy beaches.

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Colourful tiles

Seville: city of fiestas, flowers and fine food

Destination: Seville

Enjoy fiestas, siestas and your fair share of tapas in the thriving Andalucían city of Seville, with its Arab ancestry keenly evident in the iconic cathedral and grand palaces

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War Cemetery in Normandy

Tasting Champagne in Reims and Epernay, France

Destination: Reims

Wanting to get away for the weekend from the UK, but don't want to break the bank? Take a drive down to Reims and Epernay in the Champagne region and get to try lots of Champagne too

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Christ Church College, Oxford

The best of Oxford: town and gown

Destination: Oxford

Honey-coloured college quads, bicycling students in gowns and punts on the river – explore the stereotypes and more in Oxford, a great weekend break or a must-see on a trip around England

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The Lead Station

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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Great Orme Tramway, Llandudno

Great little Welsh trains: Conwy and Llandudno

by cbaird

Destination: Conwy

Travel on two of Wales' greatest little train journeys; the Conwy Valley line from mountain to seaside and the Great Orme Tramway to a nature reserve with white goats and wild flowers.

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The Colosseum at night

Stepping through the history of Republic and Empire in Rome

by stokel

Destination: Rome

The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.

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Covent Garden, great atmosphere.

Clowns and classical music at London's Covent Garden Market

Destination: London

For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere.

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Emu cooking at a bush tucker session

Canberra with kids: culture, coffee and cakes

Destination: Canberra

Having recently had a four-month stint in Canberra with my children but without even the distraction of school, allow me to rave about the many and varied delights of this family-orientated city

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Honfleur's historic port, the Vieux Bassin

Honfleur: history, art and gastronomy in Normandy

Destination: Honfleur

The charming harbour town of Honfleur has attracted artists since the Impressionists, and is just as popular with food lovers. Join them for a short break or a stopover on a trip to southern France

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