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Culture, cycling and cafes on a citybreak to Delft, Holland

Destination: Delft

A typical Dutch city, Delft is full of historical charm, pretty canals, medieval churches and lively café culture - and as an ex-resident, I know just the right places to go when you're there

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The colourful Alkaff pedestrian bridge over the Singapore River is based on an Arabic boat shape

Singapore Stopover: a reasonable Far East luxury break

by GelS

Destination: Singapore

Having visited Singapore on business in the past, I wanted to revisit to see if anything had changed. I was pleased to discover that standards were still high with plenty of bargains to be found.

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Impressive Pantheon at night

Italy: how to see Rome in a day

Destination: Rome

The glorious city of Rome might not actually have been built in a day, but if you know where to go and what to see, you can certainly see the best of the eternal city in a day

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Malaga: a short break gem

by danholl

Destination: Malaga

The Spanish city of Malaga has everything for a perfect short break - easy transfer from the airport, one of the best climates in Europe, culture, bars and restaurants aplenty and an enormous beach

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Dalyan – a muddy delight

Destination: Dalyan

Richard Baker gets down and dirty in this small, but lively, Turkish resort

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The Petrified Forest, Arizona

A romantic journey across America

Destination: New York

Suzie and I were in Brighton when I said: "Will you marry me?" She said, Yes! So I bought her the best ring I could afford, saying: "One day, we’ll go to New York to buy you one from Tiffany’s"

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Oyster and mussel platforms, Ebro Delta

A taste of Spain: sampling seafood in the Ebro Delta

As simple pleasures go, eating heaps of the freshest oysters and mussels takes some beating. Add a few glasses of chilled cava and a view of the Med for a perfect day on Spain’s east-coast Ebro Delta

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In the heart of Trastevere

Rome, Italy : a feast of art, architecture and gastronomy

Destination: Rome

In Rome for another day, or on a return visit? Read my ideal itinerary for seeing the cultural sights, art and amazing architecture of the Eternal City – and sampling its foodie delights

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Banksy? The Highbury Vaults

A guide to Bristol's best pubs and bars

Destination: Bristol

Whether you're into cider, real ale, gourmet pies, Banksy or even Noel Edmonds, my pick of Bristol’s most interesting and hip hostelries should keep you entertained and well oiled

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Camps Bay beach, with The Bay Hotel in the background

Camps Bay: a relaxed way to see Cape Town

Destination: Camps Bay

If you like the idea of being able to access Cape Town’s sights, bars and restaurants, but don’t want to stay in a city, then Camps Bay, just 10 minutes from the centre, makes a relaxing alternative

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