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Al Bicerin, doyenne of Turin's coffee shops

Turin: a tasty town

Destination: Turin

Turin is a fine baroque city that offers lovers of good food and wine a wealth of gastro treats to choose from

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The approach to the Virupaksha Temple at dusk.

Hampi: a glimpse into the heart of India and its temples

by kozmik

Destination: Hampi

It is a little like Kathmandu used to be, before the tourist numbers swelled. In Hampi, southern India, a laid-back, easy-going welcome awaits travellers at what is now a World Heritage site

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A budget guide to London

Destination: London

Worried that taking a short break in London could cost you a fortune? Check out these insider tips on where to go and what to do, and you can enjoy the capital to the full without breaking the bank

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Northwest India: a whirlwind tour

Destination: India

In one trip, you can take in Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur and the Taj Mahal. Be prepared for sensory overload as you explore the forts, temples and busy streets of Rajasthan and the Golden Triangle

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Palace Square, St Petersburg

Russia "Lite": a city break in St Petersburg

by stokel

Destination: St. Petersburg

It is the most European of Russia's cities, a sea of designer labels and familiar Western brands. But the drab poverty is still a culture shock – and there's something you should know about hotels…

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Budget London: a cheapskate's guide

Destination: London

It is one of the world's most expensive cities, but a holiday in London doesn't have to cost the earth. There are plenty of cheap ways to eat, drink, travel and absorb the culture of the UK capital

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Humayun's Tomb

A backpacker's guide to New Delhi

Destination: New Delhi

In New Delhi, India, even the culture shock of stepping from the airport can be unbearable if you have never been to Asia. This guide will help budget travellers get to grips with the Indian capital

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The Taj reflected in the waters of the garden approach

Inside the Taj Mahal: a pilgrim's guide

by kozmik

Destination: Agra

Some call it the most beautiful building on earth, the eighth wonder of the world – but without an expert's guidance, the Taj Mahal in India can leave visitors cold. Here are my insider tips

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The Kabukiza, Ginza

Traditional Tokyo: a photographer's guide

Destination: Tokyo

According to the Japan National Tourism Organisation, Tokyo boasts seven of the country's 10 most popular sights - making the city a treasure trove for avid SLR enthusiasts and holiday snappers alike

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Gondola in Venice

A bargain break in Venice

by Ejacent

Destination: Venice

Everyone agrees that Venice is beautiful - and complains about how expensive it can be. But I managed to enjoy a bargain weekend there without missing out on any of its delights. Here's how...

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