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Mortsafe for protection from graverobbers - National Museum of Scotland

Edinburgh - In the footsteps of Dr Jekyll, Rebus and Holmes

Destination: Edinburgh

Come with me through the dark side of Scotland's capital and follow in the tracks of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Deacon Brodie, Burke and Hare, Sherlock Holmes and Inspector Rebus

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Stockholm from the Water

Stockholm – Cool, Clean and very Green

Destination: Stockholm

Summer in Stockholm is a breath of fresh air. This beautiful city on the water with its clean, crisp air and long summer days will leave you feeling invigorated and revitalised...

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Bordeaux horses on Quinconces Square

Two budget Bordeaux hotels and eating cheaply in the city

Destination: Bordeaux

You love France and want to explore the city of Bordeaux for a short stay and you need somewhere nice to stay without a big price tag.You won't be bored in Bordeaux and it needn't cost the earth!

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Beaches on the Bay of the Somme

WAR AND PEACE - IN PICARDY

Destination: Amiens

New this year, 'Phantoms and Nightmares' exhibitions give further insight into WW1 - and Bay of the Somme has been recognised as one of the most beautiful in the world.

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Dumfries and Galloway: the 'Cornwall of the North'

Destination: Kirkcudbright

Palm trees growing in a mild climate, superb local and traditional food, and a fantastically warm welcome in some truly special hotels and B&Bs. Welcome to Dumfries and Galloway

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50s car, Havana, Cuba

Cuba - Havana, the highlights and the hotspots

Destination: Havana

Havana is a city of crumbling elegance and restored colonial beauty. But behind the faded façade an infectious energy and rhythmic back-beat suffuses the streets of the Cuban capital

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Eiffel Tower

Paris, France: cuisine and culture that don't break the bank

Destination: Paris

Paris is increasingly expensive but my guide shows where, and how, a food-loving retiree (of limited means) managed to eat well on a 2-day culture trip!

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The Old Oss galloping around the Maypole

Padstow, Cornwall: perfect pasties and the Mayday Obby Oss

by rfield

Destination: Padstow

A break in the Cornish fishing port is a must. Not only does it have fine food, a perfect setting and suberb beaches nearby, it's home to England's quirkiest tradition - the Obby Oss

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Olympic City 1984, surrounded city 1992-1995

The Spirit of Sarajevo: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Destination: Sarajevo

Find out about Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This cosmopolitan city has poignant reminders of a violent past, enterprising museums and a thriving social life.

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