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Alison from South Yorkshire

Sightseeing and sampling the local food and beers in Bruges

by alison

Destination: bruges

Bruges is a very interesting historical city with UNESCO status. Dine in the local bars and drink a variety of Belgian beers

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Radcliffe Camera (from St Marys)

Degrees of excellence: Oxford and its literary festival

by zara

Destination: Oxford

Oxford is known for its great colleges with their beautiful quads and "dreaming spires", unique museums and water meadow rambles. Combine these with the annual literary festival for a memorable visit

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Weir on the River Wye at Bakewell

Buxton and Bakewell: the perfect break in the Peak District

by rfield

Destination: Buxton

The Peak District is one of England's rural highlights. By staying in Buxton, you can enjoy the best of town and country and discover some amazing food and drink on the doorstep of the great outdoors

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Kong Temple

Penang - colonial splendour and tropical diversity

Destination: Penang

The island of Penang combines the diverse cultures of China, Malaysia and India with the history of the British Empire among beautiful architecture and sandy beaches.

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Colourful tiles

Seville: city of fiestas, flowers and fine food

Destination: Seville

Enjoy fiestas, siestas and your fair share of tapas in the thriving Andalucían city of Seville, with its Arab ancestry keenly evident in the iconic cathedral and grand palaces

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The Chelsea Hotel - Dylan Thomas Stayed Here

New York: food, drink and general tips

by Wiggy

Destination: New York City

New York throws up so many options that a visitor can be swamped with the endless possibilities of the place. Read my guide to help you decide where to stay, eat and drink, and what to see

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The Lead Station

Independent Manchester: Chorlton and Didsbury

Destination: Manchester

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre, stroll alongside the River Mersey, or shop in some of Manchester’s most stylish independent shops, head south to Chorlton and Didsbury

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Bordeaux horses on Quinconces Square

Two budget Bordeaux hotels and eating cheaply in the city

Destination: Bordeaux

You love France and want to explore the city of Bordeaux for a short stay and you need somewhere nice to stay without a big price tag.You won't be bored in Bordeaux and it needn't cost the earth!

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Eiffel Tower

Paris, France: cuisine and culture that don't break the bank

Destination: Paris

Paris is increasingly expensive but my guide shows where, and how, a food-loving retiree (of limited means) managed to eat well on a 2-day culture trip!

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Hôtel Dieu des Hospices de Beaune

Beaune: food and wine in the heart of Burgundy

Destination: Beaune

At the heart of Burgundy's famous Cote d'Or wine region is the pretty and historic town of Beaune – the perfect base for a French food and wine break, and easily accessible from the UK by train

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