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Shopping in Paris: a gourmet guide to street markets

Destination: Paris

Whether you're shopping for a picnic, counting the number of cheeses on sale or simply observing Parisians at play, head for one of the 80 street markets dotted across Paris. Here's where to find them

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England - Swindon: a surprisingly interesting place

Destination: Swindon

Swindon, in Wiltshire, is famous for railways and Honda cars but must have more going for it - it has just been officially twinned with Walt Disney World in Florida

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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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Scotch Malt Whisky Society

A decadent day in Edinburgh

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Destination: Edinburgh

If you’re on a day trip to Edinburgh, forget culture and instead indulge yourself. Go shopping, sample whisky and don't forget the Champagne

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The Blue Mosque is the most distinctive feature of Istanbul's skyline

Istanbul - Byzantium of old is now a cool capital of culture

Destination: Istanbul

Istanbul is not just a treasure-trove of ancient wonders; it has a modern side and a vibrant art and shopping scene. The latest European Capital of Culture is a great place to spend a long weekend

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Christmas lights in Florence

A Tuscan Christmas: winter magic in Florence and Pisa

Destination: Florence

Market stalls piled high with lovely food, trattoria waiters with time to chat and no queues (except at Tiffany's on Christmas Eve, but that's another story); Florence and Pisa are a delight in winter

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Shopping in Berlin: Ku'damm, a famous city street

Destination: Berlin

The “Oxford Street” of Berlin, Ku'damm offers everything from high street brands to serious haute couture

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The Singapore Skyline

Singapore in a day

Destination: Singapore

Let me take you on an all day journey around the choicest cuts of the Lion City from breakfast by the river to nightlife at the quay

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The Forum Shops

Shopping in Las Vegas: a mall guide

Destination: Las Vegas

A breakdown of the many malls that Las Vegas has to offer.

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Open Eye Gallery entrance Abercromby Place

Shopping in Edinburgh: a guide to art, antiques and auctions

Destination: Edinburgh

Edinburgh is steeped in history, which is reflected in its vibrant art, antiques and collectables market. Here are some great galleries, auction houses and antique shops to whet your whistle.

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