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Kefalonia: snorkels, seafood and sexy wine

Destination: Cephalonia

Surprises and contrasts are what some of us travel for, and there are plenty of both to be had on the lovely Greek island of Kefalonia, in the Ionian Sea

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Mendoza panorama from Catena Zapata winery

Mendoza: Malbec and more

Destination: Mendoza

The heart of Argentina's wine industry lies in the spectacular high-altitude desert of Mendoza, which is home to its finest wineries

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A vintage train steams its way through the Douro Valley

Trains and tipples in northern Portugal

Destination: Northern Portugal

In Portugal's Douro Valley, you can take a train tour round some of the best local vineyards, and discover that port isn't just for Christmas

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The bookshop in Kenmare

Singalonga Cork and Kerry

Destination: Cork

A driving tour of Cork and Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland, takes in breathtaking scenery, magnificent vistas and cosy pubs. Plus, you've got a ready-made soundtrack to sing along to as you go...

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Interior at the Dutch House

Hide and chic in Sri Lanka

Destination: Sri Lanka

The Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka is one of the top destinations in the world for boutique honeymoon hideaways

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Kites, boats, rolled up trousers and miles and miles of sandy beach on the Dinosaur Coast

Whitby: fish, chips and family fun

Destination: Whitby

Half a pound of vanilla fudge, 199 steps, four miles of beach, a trip on the Hogwarts Express and a taste of Dracula’s blood made for a fantastic family holiday in Whitby

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Palacio de las Ciguenas, Caceres (© Turespaña)

Caceres: city of storks and conquistadors

Destination: Caceres

The Spanish city of Caceres is full of character, thanks to the fine Renaissance mansions built by returning conquistadors - and the noise of the storks who inhabit their towers

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Nohaval Cove, County Cork (© Tom Arnold)

Ireland's foodie haven: Kinsale and the Cork coast

Destination: County Cork

Great food and intriguing history, glorious scenery and hidden coves, arts, crafts and festivals – you'll find the lot when you explore the town of Kinsale and its surrounding countryside

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Pickled wild grass soba at Hatsuhana

Noodles and naked northerners in Japan

Destination: Hakone-machi

It was comforting to know that I wasn’t alone. Across the valley, at the Hakone Open Air Museum in Japan, other Leeds girls were revealing their naked curves to the cool night air...

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Classic Paris: the Eiffel Tower

Culture and chic cafes, my passionate guide to Paris, France

Destination: Paris

Paris evokes images of l'amour, romantic dinners, strolls along the Seine, fine wines... and far too much to see and do. To make the most of a short city break, follow the tips of one who is smitten

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