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Palace Square, St Petersburg

Russia "Lite": a city break in St Petersburg

by stokel

Destination: St. Petersburg

It is the most European of Russia's cities, a sea of designer labels and familiar Western brands. But the drab poverty is still a culture shock – and there's something you should know about hotels…

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Gondola in Venice

A bargain break in Venice

by Ejacent

Destination: Venice

Everyone agrees that Venice is beautiful - and complains about how expensive it can be. But I managed to enjoy a bargain weekend there without missing out on any of its delights. Here's how...

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The Renaissance, Sharm el Sheikh

Rejuvenate on a winter break to Sharm-El-Sheikh

Destination: Sharm El-Sheikh

Egypt is a land of antiquity, but why go to Cairo and Luxor when when you can experience living history a few feet beneath the surface in the warm buoyant waters of Sharm-El-Sheikh?

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Marinelli Glacier

Cruising Patagonia: the trip of a lifetime

Destination: Patagonia

Sailing along the icy coast of southern Patagonia, taking in Cape Horn and Glacier Alley, and meeting seals, whales and penguins en route, is one of the most spectacular journeys on the planet

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The Taj reflected in the waters of the garden approach

Inside the Taj Mahal: a pilgrim's guide

by kozmik

Destination: Agra

Some call it the most beautiful building on earth, the eighth wonder of the world – but without an expert's guidance, the Taj Mahal in India can leave visitors cold. Here are my insider tips

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Menton: a Cote d'Azur gem

Destination: Menton

Not as famous as nearby Cannes and Nice, but no less glitzy and grand, the French Riviera town of Menton makes for a stunning, sunny break

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View from the fort

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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Stop in Stoupa to discover a gentle side of Greece

Destination: Stoupa

Hidden on the southern tip of mainland Greece is the stunning resort of Stoupa; a traditional fishing village that simply oozes personality and charm.

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Lake Palace Hotel, Udaipur

A regal tour of Rajasthan

by cotcom

Destination: Udaipur

Staying in some of Rajasthan's beautifully restored fort-palaces, now converted into luxury hotels, gives you a memorable chance to see India through the eyes of the maharajas

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The view from our tent on Cockatoo Island

Sydney on a budget: sights and sites

Destination: Sydney

Camping on an island in Sydney Harbour isn't just a great way to save money - it also guarantees you a hell of a view. And it's not the only way to enjoy the city without breaking the bank...

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