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Palm trees and sunshine - perfect

Sunshine and sherry in Jerez

Destination: Jerez De La Frontera

The birthplace of sherry and flamenco, Jerez is a jewel in the heartland of sunny Andalucía, full of baroque grandeur, cosy bodegas and historic Moorish beauty

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Pont du Gard

Nimes: Roman ruins and first-rate restaurants

Destination: Nimes

Filled with an array of ancient Roman architecture and bursting with vibrant Mediterranean life, Nimes, the historic capital of France’s Gard region, is a great place to soak up some sun

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Valletta is encased in medieval fortress walls (© Malta Tourism Authority)

Soak up sun and culture in Valletta

Destination: Valletta

Bursting with baroque architecture, Valletta, the beautiful and compact capital of Malta, offers rich Mediterranean cuisine and a unique mix of Arab and European influences

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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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Christmas market

Cologne: city of carnival, Christmas and cafe culture

Destination: Cologne

Head to Cologne in winter, when this stylish, cultured city turns its attention to bustling Christmas markets, dazzling decorations, pretzels and hearty glasses of Kölsch

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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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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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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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