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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 Canalside Cafe - warm and cosy with excellent food

A Christmas break in Birmingham?!

Destination: Birmingham

Join me as I fall in love with Birmingham's best winter offerings: the Christmas market and the canal side cafés, and find my preconceptions of Birmingham to be wholly incorrect!

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View of Venice

Venice: finding tranquillity on a budget

Destination: Venice

Follow my advice (rather than the crowds) to avoid costly mistakes on your next trip to Venice

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Castel Clara swimming pool

A spa lover’s guide to Brittany

Destination: Brittany

I first visited Brittany to experience some of the variety of thalassotherapy centres, for which it is famous. I wasn’t disappointed: my experiences remain some of the most memorable I’ve ever had

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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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Greco Romana Theatre from the road to Castelmola

A passeggiata (stroll) along Corso Umberto: Taormina, Sicily

Destination: Taormina

I have walked Corso Umberto on many occasions and never tired of its eagerness to please, delight and surprise. Why not join me now, on my passeggiata, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Taormina.

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Molyvos harbour has a fantastic range of eateries

Greece - Lesbos or Lesvos? It's still a driver's dream

by jon

Destination: Lesbos

Quiet roads, beautiful countryside, fabulous beaches, friendly people - whether you're gay or straight, Lesbos has to be high on any must visit list!

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Punta Cana Beach, Dominican Republic

Five of the best Caribbean beaches (each with a top hotel)

Destination: Caribbean

No need to wade through brochures and guidebooks. Here is my short cut to finding five appealing but affordable Caribbean hotels, all with direct access to a perfect beach that ticks all the boxes

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Sheraton Keauhou Ocean View at sunset

Hawaii: a honeymooner's tale

Destination: Hawaii

If you are looking for somewhere exotic and colourful, which feels out of this world - try a Hawaiian island or two. From what we saw, Hawaii has outstanding romantic and natural beauty

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