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Business and bling in Dubai

Destination: Dubai

It’s glamorous, some think over the top, but there’s no denying there are few places in the Middle East as good as Dubai when it comes to mixing business with pleasure

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The beautiful and picturesque island of Capri off the coast of Naples

Capri: playground of the rich and famous

Destination: Capri

The tiny Italian island of Capri is the beautiful summer playground of the world’s rich and famous, promising glamour, sophistication and a touch of exclusivity in a stunning setting

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Punts, pubs and good grub in Cambridge

Destination: Cambridge

It’s not all pulpits and professors in Cambridge - to see another side of this beautiful town, hop on a bike and follow my guide to the places where the locals like to eat, drink and play

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