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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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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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Helsinki at night (© VisitFinland.com)

Helsinki: a delightful city on the sea

by gill19

Destination: Helsinki

Small and sparklingly clean, with air as fresh as a newly-picked daisy: that's Helsinki. Finland’s capital city, it's also super-efficient, and a symphony of spires and Art Nouveau facades

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Wonderful cake!

A day at the Zoo: the pleasures of shopping in Beijing

Destination: Beijing

Avoid the stressful haggling of Yashow and the tourist crowds of the Silk Market in Beijing. Instead, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, stay and find a real bargain in the Chinese capital

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Sopron City Centre with it's old narrow streets, squares and courtyards. Hotel Palatinus on the right. A few minutes walk from the Fire Tower and other interesting sights.

Sopron: a taste of Hungary

by bobef90

Destination: Sopron

Sopron lies just over the Austrian border, an hour's train ride from Vienna. I fitted in a flying two day visit and found a gem of a town that merits more time to fully appreciate its charm

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Orlando shopping

Orlando, Florida - a shopper's paradise

Destination: Orlando

With more than 50 million square feet of shopping opportunities, a laidback atmosphere and year round sun, why not go to Orlando this winter and get a tan while indulging in some retail therapy?

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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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View onto the west side of the pier

Be a beach bum in Brighton, England

Destination: Brighton

Brighton, in East Sussex, is the perfect weekend escape from London. Stay in a quaint guesthouse, let off steam in a club, breathe that blustery sea air and take a stroll along the prom

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Lille is a cross-Channel flip for class... and chips

Destination: Lille

Eurostar has brought Lille within 100 minutes of London. A French city reborn and buzzing with prosperity, it would be silly not to take advantage

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Atlas Mountains and Berber villages - a spectacular sight.

Buying a slice of culture in the souks of Marrakech

Destination: Marrakech

Morocco's spicy city can serve up a short break crammed with colour, culture, caleches and consumer delights

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