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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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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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Radcliffe Camera (from St Marys)

Degrees of excellence: Oxford and its literary festival

by zara

Destination: Oxford

Oxford is known for its great colleges with their beautiful quads and "dreaming spires", unique museums and water meadow rambles. Combine these with the annual literary festival for a memorable visit

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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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