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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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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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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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Covent Garden, great atmosphere.

Clowns and classical music at London's Covent Garden Market

Destination: London

For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere.

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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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View toward Wolstonbury Hill

Marvellous Mid Sussex: Windmills and Walks around Ditchling

Destination: Ditchling

Windmills, acres of space, quirky villages, numerous country pubs and miles of public footpaths are all on offer in this often overlooked part of the country.

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Cala Bosc Lago

Sun, Surprises and Solitude in Western Menorca

Destination: Minorca

It’s the surprises that make Western Menorca special – the secret is knowing where to look.

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Nightlife in Brighton: stage, street and screen culture

Destination: Brighton

Brighton's cultural calendar features world-class comedy, music, theatre and dance. Oh yes – and the biggest annual arts festival in England. Edinburgh, eat your heart out.

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Komedia, Brighton

Nightlife in Brighton: the best clubs and gigs

Destination: Brighton

Brighton's club and music scene is varied, energetic and eccentric. You won't find many glossy superclubs here – but there are plenty of quirky little venues with jam-packed dancefloors.

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