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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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Typical Upper West Side brunch place

In a New York Sunday state of mind

Destination: New York City

Get a taste of brunch and neighbourhoods on a leisurely New York City weekend break

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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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Zizkov TV Tower from up close

Take a trip to Prague's tallest building

by rfield

Destination: Prague

Prague is surely the prettiest and most photogenic city in the world. But when you’ve seen enough historic architecture, the tallest (and ugliest) building in town is well worth a visit

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Beautiful canals

Bruges: a taste of the good life in Belgium

by zara

Destination: bruges

Beer, chips and chocolate - and a beautiful UNESCO city with great architecture and pretty canals. Bruges in Belgium hits all the right spots

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Moss Landing: a hidden gem on the California coast

by nika37

Destination: Moss Landing

Whether you are after fresh seafood, antique shopping, scenic kayaking, or relaxed beach strolling, Moss Landing has something for everyone

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Porta Roma

Orvieto: a gem in central Italy only two hours from Rome

Destination: Orvieto

Perched high on a massive volcanic rock, Umbria's Orvieto is a fine mediaeval city with enormous charm. It may be best known for its brilliant wines but many delights await the enterprising traveller

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Cagliari: a budget weekend guide

Destination: Cagliari

When imagining a trip to Italy I thought of Roman remains, delicious pizza and bustling late night dining. Did a budget city break to the coastal city of Cagliari deliver?

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Sunset from The Black Horse at Amberley

A long weekend in Stroud and the Cotswolds

Destination: Stroud

While in Stroud, discover the foodie heaven that is the farmers' market, observe beautiful views over five valleys, eat until you burst at gastro-pubs and stay in historic boutique hotels

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