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Moor to Malaga than you think

Destination: Malaga

Malaga may be the name on their boarding pass, but most visitors to the Costa del Sol turn the other way out of the airport and give this lovely city a miss. Big mistake...

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More to moorish Malaga, Spain

Destination: Malaga

For most, Malaga is simply a stepping stone to the busy resorts of the Costa del Sol. But take some time out in this magnificent city for a taste of the real Andalusia and the real Spain

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Manhattan: my "novel" trip

Destination: New York City

I set my novel in 1950s Manhattan and did all of my research using the internet. Read about my visit to New York checking my settings and facts. Did I get it all right?

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The many sides of Newcastle

Destination: Gateshead

Spend a weekend city break in Newcastle Gateshead, and you can discover cupcakes, culture and a city that never sits still

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Cooling off by the VDNKh fountains

Marmite Moscow

Destination: Moscow

A visit to Russia’s capital is a full-on experience that leaves nobody indifferent to the city's unique atmosphere

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Montpellier: St Clément aqueduct (18th century) and the Promenade du Peyrou

Marseille, Montpellier or Nîmes?

Destination: Montpellier

You need a break, and you want it in the French south – for the heat, the verve and the adrenaline. Low-cost airlines offer a choice of off-beat cities, but which should you go for?

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Marvellous Melbourne

Marvellous Melbourne

Destination: Melbourne

With its grand Victorian architecture, its vibrant restaurant and art scene, not to mention its unbridled appetite for sport, marvellous Melbourne makes for a visit to remember.

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Summit ridge from Miriakamba Hut (Photo © Jon Bigg)

Tanzania: trekking on Mount Meru

Destination: Tanzania

Soaring above Tanzania's Massai Steppe, Mount Meru is reputed to be a more exhilarating climb than nearby Kilimanjaro. We tackled the challenge of trekking to its snow dusted summit.

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Moscow: real Russia

by stokel

Destination: Moscow

It's the seventh largest city in the world, and it's uniquely, indescribably Russian. To visit Moscow is to experience another world - and you'll need help

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Southern Tuscany with Mr X

by csholm

Destination: Tuscany

Cultural gems, breathtaking landscape, restaurants that never fail to deliver and one very special villa make southern Tuscany an ideal destination for anyone who wants a romantic getaway

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