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Business and bling in Dubai

Destination: Dubai

It’s glamorous, some think over the top, but there’s no denying there are few places in the Middle East as good as Dubai when it comes to mixing business with pleasure

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Plastic ice cream cones at a stall on the Nakamise Shopping Arcade, Asakusa

Plastic sushi and peanut ice cream in downtown Tokyo

Destination: Tokyo

Tokyo is exquisite. There is an attention to detail that is utterly charming, and you feel like a child in a sweet shop as you walk the streets of Asakusa, finding treasure at every turn

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A statue of Lenin in Grutas Park

Talking Eurovision and Stalin in Vilnius

Destination: Vilnius

Getting to grips with life in post-Communist Vilnius involves visiting a harrowing museum exhibition, shopping for amber and worshipping at the bust of Frank Zappa

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Sunmoon Lake

Snakes and fortune-tellers in Taiwan

Destination: Taiwan

Eye of newt and toe of frog – Macbeth’s witches could have done the weekly grocery shop in fascinating Taipei, while Harry Potter could fill his tuckbox for Hogwarts

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The iconic Auditorio de Tenerife

Sun, sand and shopping in Santa Cruz

Destination: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This port city of Tenerife is the place to go for winter sun, nightlife and tax-free shopping – plus a pristine stretch of tropical beach. In Santa Cruz, you get two short breaks for the price of one…

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Chester: top spots and hidden gems

Destination: Chester

Chester's not short of cool places to shop and eat - but it's really hot stuff when it comes to history. If you know where to go, you can find fascinating treasures in the most unlikely of places...

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Nottingham has plenty of buzzing bars to start your evening in style

Music and fashion in the Nottingham hood

Destination: Nottingham

It will forever be synonymous with everyone's favourite outlaw. But with a vibrant student scene, Nottingham is also an essential place to catch the latest top bands and the freshest fashion styles

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Christmas Market

Munich Christmas Markets - Gluhwein, Gifts and Gingerbread

Destination: Munich

Christmas markets are a major part of the festive season in Germany and Munich is no exception. The smells of mulled wine, spicy gingerbread and hot snacks - who can resist? Come and see for yourself

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Grand Hotel Vesuvio

Naples luxury - hotels, designer brands and the best pizza

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Destination: Naples

The Italian city of Naples: colourful disorganised chaos or sleek luxury and style? Discover where to stay to enjoy the very best of Naples

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Toronto beaches set on Lake Ontario

Toronto: sleeping, eating and shopping

Destination: Toronto

Toronto is the hub of the east coast of Canada and it can be used as a base to explore the rest of Ontario. It is multicultural, lively, interesting and, most importantly, easy to travel around

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