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Viewed from the high road- the track is on the far shore

Praia de Odeceixe - a cautionary tale!

Destination: Alentejo

Odeceixe, on the border of the Algarve and the Alentejo, has a glorious beach and the cheapest accommodation I've seen in a long time. Just make sure you get that beach trip right...unlike me!

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Castellammare del Golfo

A Holiday in North West Sicily - without 'The Family'

Destination: Palermo

Think of Sicily, think of the Maf.... No. let's not mention it. Instead, think of sun, sand, hospitable people and glorious, glorious cuisine

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Charity organ, cuppa n mince pies round the corner

A Dickens of a time in Grassington

Destination: Grassington

I've lost my heart to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales! This small town with a village atmosphere celebrates Christmas unashamedly, appealing to the child in me as I join in the torch-lit procession

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Jamaican paradise Half Moon Beach

Montego Bay, Jamaica, for a stylish winter break

Destination: Montego Bay

Travel east from Montego Bay and you will discover a number of exclusive resorts hugging the coastline. Keen to get a taste of Jamaica, I sampled two of them to find out what they had to offer

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Camping du Port,Remich,Moselle

Lake Garda and Lake Konstanz - Towing on a Shoestring

Destination: Lake Garda

Toll-Free roads to Lake Garda and Lake Konstanz for cash-strapped campers, and pound-stretched tourists with trailers in tow!

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You CAN have a frugal holiday, in Tenerife.

Destination: Tenerife

If someone had told me I'd be spending two weeks in Tenerife and loving the peace and tranquility, I'd have fallen off my sequinned stillettos and gone back to watching re-runs of Benidorm on Skyplus.

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Grand Cayman - Cayman Islands - Mainstay Sailing - A MUST DO

Destination: Grand Cayman

Visiting Grand Cayman and wondering what you should do, book a trip on board Mainstay Sailing. You will not be disappointed, if it be for a couple of hours or a couple of nights. It's a must do.

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One way to explore Bruges is by boat

Bruges: a weekend with the family

Destination: bruges

BRUGES, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000 and known as the Venice of the North, has something to offer visitors of all ages all year round.

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Brunel's drag boat

Sun, sand and birds: April in St Abbs

Destination: Eyemouth

The eastern Borders coast of Scotland has secret beaches and spectacular cliffs. And out of season you may be the only visitors sharing them with the seals and puffins

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Navigating the locks on the Brecon and Abergavenny Canal

Messing about in Monmouthshire

Destination: Abergavenny

From picturesque waterways to rolling hills and romantic ruins, Monmouthshire offers a wealth of wonderful views

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