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Looking down on the restaurant in The Station

Romantic Richmond and its "Ivory Tower"

A mighty castle,a huge cobbled market place,an original Georgian theatre where you can appear onstage,walks beside the tumbling brown River Swale- fine ingredients for a special break,don't you think?

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The Cathedral

Valencia - the perfect mix of old and new

Destination: Spain

For a short break featuring magnificent ancient architecture together with classic modern design, Valencia has few peers. Old Town, futuristic science park, landscaped port, beaches - it has the lot

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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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Vigelandsparken

Oslo's museums - culture and history in Norway's capital

by APrice

Destination: Oslo

Vikings, wars with Denmark and the Nobel Peace Prize. Immerse yourself in a spot of Norwegian history and culture at some of Oslo's best museums

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Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls

Waterfalls, wineries and boat rides at Niagara Falls

Destination: Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls, on the Canadian and American border, are surely one of nature's wonders. However, with a lovely old town and great wineries in abundance there's more to see than huge waterfalls

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Alison from South Yorkshire

Sightseeing and sampling the local food and beers in Bruges

by alison

Destination: bruges

Bruges is a very interesting historical city with UNESCO status. Dine in the local bars and drink a variety of Belgian beers

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Final preparations for Aida

Love and death on Lake Constance

by HughS

Destination: Bregenz

Follow in Daniel Craig's footsteps at the opera in Bregenz. The scenery and the drama onstage will overwhelm any cinematic experience and the beauty of Lake Constance's towns will enchant you

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