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Porta Roma

Orvieto: a gem in central Italy only two hours from Rome

Destination: Orvieto

Perched high on a massive volcanic rock, Umbria's Orvieto is a fine mediaeval city with enormous charm. It may be best known for its brilliant wines but many delights await the enterprising traveller

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Cagliari: a budget weekend guide

Destination: Cagliari

When imagining a trip to Italy I thought of Roman remains, delicious pizza and bustling late night dining. Did a budget city break to the coastal city of Cagliari deliver?

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Sunset from The Black Horse at Amberley

A long weekend in Stroud and the Cotswolds

Destination: Stroud

While in Stroud, discover the foodie heaven that is the farmers' market, observe beautiful views over five valleys, eat until you burst at gastro-pubs and stay in historic boutique hotels

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The museum

Auckland: a great city, not just a stopover

Destination: Auckland

Some visitors seem to see Auckland as the boring bit of New Zealand in between the airport and all those extreme sports opportunities, but it is a great holiday destination in its own right

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Downtown Reykjavik

Iceland: a natural wonder

by cotcom

Destination: Reykjavik

Iceland is delightfully surprising; it's pristine and beautiful, friendly and quirky. In summer, the sun never sets, and there’s plenty to do, whether you're feeling sporty, lazy or just plain hungry

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Wyoming and South Dakota - a short road trip

by Wiggy

Destination: Cody

If you're planning a trip to America's "Wild West", here's my brief guide to restaurants, sights and accommodation in Cody, Buffalo, Sundance, Deadwood and Keyston

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Anything can happen on ladies night...

Five-star Dubai on a budget

by rwicks

Destination: Dubai

In Dubai, with its opulent hotels and shopping malls, the ethos is spend, spend, spend – but you don't have to. From free drinks and fashion bargains to cheap brunch, here are my money-saving tips

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Killer cocktails in Feather Boa on Stanton Street

Hot spots for a date in Hong Kong

by rwicks

Destination: Hong Kong

From seafood restaurants reached only by Chinese junk to opulent dens serving perfect daiquiris or sky-high Szechuan cuisine, Hong Kong has plenty of romantic places for a date. Here is my pick

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Lagoon view, Venice

Simple pleasures on a citybreak to Venice, Italy

Destination: Venice

One of the most popular cities in the world, Venice is more than a collection of famous sights to tick off - it's the perfect place to sit at a cafe, sipping a coffee and watching the world go by

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View from Mount Snowdon

A foodie guide to Conwy

Destination: Conwy

North Wales may not feature very prominently when it comes to the world’s most famous gourmet destinations, but the little town of Conwy is a real treat for food-lovers everywhere

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