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St Isaac's Cathedral, the largest in Russia - now a museum

St Petersburg - Romanovs, Rasputin and Revolution

Destination: St. Petersburg

Enduring despotic rulers, revolutions, Nazi siege and the rise and fall of Communism, Russia's former capital has had more than its fair share of murder and mayhem and some good eating places too

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Samuel's Gorge cellar door

Door to door: food and wine in the McLaren Vale, Australia

by zara

Destination: McLaren Vale

This compact wine region in South Australia punches well above its weight when it comes to quality wines - and the food and scenery are rather fine too

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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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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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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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Bodega Cigaleña, Santander

Exploring Santander and the Costa Verde - no flying required

Destination: Santander

Fancy joining the no-fly zone? Take the ferry to Santander and arrive rested and relaxed, ready to explore the stunning Cantabrian coastline.

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Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls

Waterfalls, wineries and boat rides at Niagara Falls

Destination: Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls, on the Canadian and American border, are surely one of nature's wonders. However, with a lovely old town and great wineries in abundance there's more to see than huge waterfalls

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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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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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