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Montréal from the St Lawrence River (© Perry Mastrovito/Québec Tourism)

Montréal in 48 hours

Destination: Montreal

With its mixture of French and English, ancient and modern, tradition and innovation, Montréal is North America’s most cosmopolitan city – perfect for a short break

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Sherry Lehmann's

Shopping in New York City: 60th Street/East and uptown

Destination: New York City

Boutique and designer stores, everywhere you look

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A girlie break in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

With designer shops, super-spas and all-night partying, Madrid is surely Spain’s most glamorous destination

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Faraglioni rocks, Capri (©Fototeca ENIT/ De Agostini Picture Library)

A perfect day in Capri… on the cheap

Destination: Capri

With its designer shops and fashionable bars, beautiful Capri is a favourite with the rich and famous – but a holiday there need not cost the earth. Here’s how to plan a day while saving your euros

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Aerial view of Calais town hall

Calais: more than just a Channel port

Destination: Calais

Hours to wait for a ferry or tunnel shuttle, or just want a short-break in France? There are plenty of attractions in and around Calais. Here are the best sights, hotels and restaurants

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The Gates of Dawn in Vilnius

A midsummer night's dream in Vilnius

Destination: Vilnius

Vilnius, the pretty capital of Lithuania, has 100 types of beer and a thousand and one different events to celebrate its title of European Capital of Culture 2009

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Spend a little, shop a lot - in Kuala Lumpur

Destination: Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur has shrugged off its image as a city for fake knock-offs, emerging as a hotspot for polished malls and designer goods

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A typically lavish performance of Turandot at the lakeside Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago

Hit a high note on Tuscany’s Puccini trail

Destination: Tuscany

For opera buffs, following in Puccini's footsteps around Tuscany and watching his works performed under the stars in Torre del Lago makes for a blissful break

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Prenzlauer Berg

Prenzlauer Berg: a slice of gentrified Berlin

Destination: Berlin

Since the Berlin wall came down, Prenzlauer Berg has been transformed into a happening hub of hip bars, cool boutiques… and trendy young families

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A new kind of York

Destination: York

Who needs its transatlantic namesake when the ancient city of York proves itself well qualified to compete in the Carrie Bradshaw shopping stakes?

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