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Food hub: the newly opened Mercado de San Miguel, Madrid

Market forces: a gourmet tour of Madrid

Destination: Madrid

The Mercado de San Miguel is a magnet for foodies in the Spanish capital. Sample the mouthwatering fare of its food stalls, then set off on a tapas crawl of Madrid or join an evening wine tasting

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Bluff your way through a French wine-tasting

Destination: France

There is no better way to buy French wine than direct from the maker’s vineyard. Here’s how to swill, sniff, spit and talk like an expert, and the best hotels to stay in

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Magritte Museum, Brussels

Brussels: a surreal weekend with Magritte

Destination: Brussels

Brussels has always had plenty to interest the art historian and art lover. Now, it has the most exciting opening in a long time – a new museum dedicated to the famous Belgian surrealist René Magritte

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A taste of the east in Venice

Destination: Venice

Eating out in Venice is notoriously hit and miss, with too many mediocre restaurants dishing up uninspiring tourist fare - but I've found a little local gem that's well worth booking

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A night out in Newcastle

by stokel

Destination: Newcastle upon Tyne

Take it from a local: not for nothing has Newcastle been declared eighth best party city in the world. If you're looking for the best nightlife in Britain, you've come to the right place...

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Live like a local in Palm Beach, Florida

by gcasale

Destination: Palm Beach

With its benign climate and pristine beaches, Palm Beach is a popular destination. To get an edge on other tourists, follow the advice of a local. Here's where to stay, shop, eat, drink and shop

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Odjakhuri and Tsolikouri at Café Kala

Tbilisi: a taste of Georgia

Destination: Tbilisi

It is one of Europe's least-known cities, with fine wines and a cuisine that blends Persian, Mediterranean and Russian influences. Here's how to dine out in Tbilisi, capital of the Republic of Georgia

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View from the Summer Isles Hotel

Getting a taste for Scotland

Destination: Achiltibuie

Forget what you've heard about deep-fried Mars bars or tartan tins of shortbread. Achiltibuie, in the north-west of Scotland, is an unexpected foodie paradise. Just make sure you go in the summer

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Trogir: a jewel box of history and romance

Destination: Trogir

From its maze of medieval streets to its picturesque harbour setting, the Croatian town of Trogir offers a sense of solace and serenity that's a world away from sweaty flip-flop destinations

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Eat like a local – Cape Town

Destination: Cape Town

Tired of tourist-trap eateries when travelling? 'Eat like a local' guides point you towards fab, friendly, foodie local hangouts. First up: Cape Town, gastronomic capital of South Africa…

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