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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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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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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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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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St Isaac's Cathedral, the largest in Russia - now a museum

St Petersburg - Romanovs, Rasputin and Revolution

Destination: St. Petersburg

Enduring despotic rulers, revolutions, Nazi siege and the rise and fall of Communism, Russia's former capital has had more than its fair share of murder and mayhem and some good eating places too

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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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Great Orme Tramway, Llandudno

Great little Welsh trains: Conwy and Llandudno

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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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Ancient buildings on Godalming's quaint High Street

Godalming – much more than street lighting and The Pepperpot

Destination: Godalming

There are few more quintessentially English towns than Surrey’s Godalming that are also within easy striking distance of London, and so perfect for a day trip or weekend break

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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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