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St James's Park, London (Wikimedia Commons in public domain)

Shopping in St James's - luxury in London for all budgets

Destination: London

Think you have to be a millionaire to shop here? Think again. Everyone can find their own slice of luxury in this wonderful part of London

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St Andre, Mollat and tram

The alternative guide to Bordeaux

Destination: Bordeaux

After eight months of being a student in Bordeaux, I know just the places to go. If you're young, poor and like partying, if you're gay or vegetarian or just plain sick of wine tasting, read on...

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Camden Markets

London's Camden Markets - centre of the alternative scene

Destination: London

Camden Markets have grown to become a major London tourist attraction. Goths, Punks and alternative fashions add colour, energy and a buzz that draws in tourists and Londoners by the millions

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Malt Cross Cafe

Crafty Nottingham and its amazing eateries

Destination: Nottingham

Nottingham, with its castle, canal and caves, is a great place for a weekend break but if all you want to do is to shop and eat then you've definitely come to the right place

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Chi at The Lodge

Dubai City: an insider's guide

Destination: Dubai

With its soaring architecture, conspicuous wealth and high-octane energy, Dubai is an inspiring place. To make the most of it, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, drink and go clubbing

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Dubai hotels: an expat's guide

Destination: Dubai

Whether you are heading to Dubai for the beaches, the bars or the shopping malls, there are plenty of hotels to stay at – but it can be confusing. As an expat living in the Gulf, I can help you choose

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Writer Reb Stevenson gets into the spirit of Pies on Parade with

Maine attraction: an insider's guide to Portland

Destination: Portland

Drop your anchor in Portland, Maine – a docile New England hub where you can beam at the pretty lighthouses, bag a robot and crack a lobster or two

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The David Tang suite at Boundary

An interiors shopping weekend in London

Destination: London

If you only have a weekend to shop for an interior design project in London, read my guide on where to find the best boutiques and specialist stores. Make sure that you eat and stay in style too

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Niagara Falls making a splash

Toronto – an engagement to remember

Destination: Toronto

My husband told me afterwards he'd been planning to propose for months. He didn’t know how, where or when until we’d booked a table at the 360 Restaurant for dinner in the CN Tower, Toronto

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Tempio Malastestiano, Rimini (© Italian State Tourist Board)

Rimini: hip hotels, beaches and bling

Destination: Rimini

Once derided as the Blackpool of Italy, Rimini is making waves as the buzzy party resort of the Adriatic. Yet, with its miles of golden sands and historic centre, it has more to offer than clubbing

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