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The perilously-sited Civita di Bagnoregio, in central Italy

Out on a limb in Italy

Destination: Lazio

The precarious village of Cività di Bagnoregio is one of central Italy’s most arresting sights. Cross the footbridge into a fairytale place with an astonishing history.

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The Gates of Dawn in Vilnius

A midsummer night's dream in Vilnius

Destination: Vilnius

Vilnius, the pretty capital of Lithuania, has 100 types of beer and a thousand and one different events to celebrate its title of European Capital of Culture 2009

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Málaga: pretty as a picture

Destination: Malaga

Málaga may be reinventing itself as a cultural destination but there’s a lot more to this unfairly overlooked Spanish jewel

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Explore Trinidad's colourful cobbled streets overlooked by the Sierra del Escambray mountains

Trinidad: a love affair in Cuba

Destination: Trinidad

Trinidad's alluring combination of laidback charm, cobbled streets and pastel-coloured mansions is guaranteed to steal the heart of most visitors. You have been warned...

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Street stall in Genoa's medieval quarter

Genoa: a city on the up

Destination: Genoa

Edgy and elegant, Genoa is for travellers who like their Italian destinations less than perfect

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Plaza Mayor, hub of much of Madrid's nightlife

A night on the tiles in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

Glazed tiles are a fine Madrid tradition – every bar worth its salt has a tiled façade or interior. Eat, drink, and learn Spanish culture the easy way by visiting the best tiled bars in town

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Semi-wild horses spend the summer months grazing up in the mountains

Ariège: a hidden gem in southern France

Destination: Midi-Pyrenees

Spending time in this beautiful, tranquil corner of France is guaranteed to soothe away 20th-century stress

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Enjoy the view of Lake Pichola at sunset (© Gareth Lofthouse)

Live the life of a maharaja in Rajasthan

Destination: Jodhpur

You don’t need a bank account at Coutts to live like a royal – just head to Rajasthan, where you can hop from one regal palace to the next

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Interior view of Canterbury Cathedral (© Britain On View)

Canterbury: a pilgrim's place

by Lyn.Eyb

Destination: Canterbury

With cobbled streets, a beautiful cathedral, and a fine castle just down the road, history comes alive in the city of Canterbury

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Catholicism holds firm in Flores, alongside old animist beliefs, Flores

Lombok: a dragon apparent

Destination: Lombok

From man-eating Komodo dragons to Mount Kelimutu’s coloured crater lakes, a speculative sea voyage from Lombok to Flores demands a sense of humour as well as stout sea and land legs

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