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The Petit London bar, Toulouse

Live Toulouse like a local

Destination: Toulouse

France’s famous pink city, Toulouse, is a vibrant metropolis where you can drink, dine and party until the early hours without ever feeling like a tourist

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Street vendor, Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City: a fresh taste of the east

Destination: Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam now offers the traditional attractions of the East alongside modern restaurants, bars and accommodation, as the country bids to become the new Thailand

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Surf school's out!

Biarritz on a budget

Destination: Biarritz

Head for Biarritz to enjoy all the style and glamour of a Cote d’Azur break, but without the crippling costs

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Table Mountain, Cape Town

A foodie guide to Cape Town

Destination: Cape Town

From Table Mountain to the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Town has a range of mouth-watering food that will keep you returning year after year

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A typically lavish performance of Turandot at the lakeside Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago

Hit a high note on Tuscany’s Puccini trail

Destination: Tuscany

For opera buffs, following in Puccini's footsteps around Tuscany and watching his works performed under the stars in Torre del Lago makes for a blissful break

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The amazing Roman bridge that still carries traffic today, two thousand years after it was built

Rimini: much more than a beach holiday

Destination: Rimini

Rimini may be well known as Italy’s major ‘sun, sea and fun’ destination, but there is another side to this popular and historic city that is too often missed by visitors

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Amelienbad Swimming pool

Time for a new view on Vienna

Destination: Vienna

“You must go to Vienna – it’s like Paris, but without the French!” So says the David Frost character in the film Frost/Nixon. But is he right?

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A new kind of York

Destination: York

Who needs its transatlantic namesake when the ancient city of York proves itself well qualified to compete in the Carrie Bradshaw shopping stakes?

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The colourful façades of the iconic ‘Cases de l’Onyar’ in Girona’s old town are reflected in the river

Girona: a year-round delight

Destination: Girona

Often overlooked in the Barcelona rush, Girona, the medieval second city of Catalonia, is a bustling cultural centre with a lively and creative attitude

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Lyon on a budget

Destination: Lyon

Don’t let the weak pound spoil your fun in France’s gastronomic capital

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