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Seven Sydney essentials

Planning a trip to Sydney but tight on time? No worries, mate! Stick to these picks of the city's must-see sights and you'll be surprised how much you can fit in

A guide to Bristol's best pubs and bars

Whether you're into cider, real ale, gourmet pies, Banksy or even Noel Edmonds, my pick of Bristol’s most interesting and hip hostelries should keep you entertained and well oiled

Fine food and mountain biking in Abergavenny

If you're in need of a break from hectic city life, why not spend a weekend exploring the Welsh market town of Abergavenny by mountain bike, then indulging yourself in a gastropub or fine restaurant

Shaken and stirred in Monte Carlo

Ever fantasised about playing James Bond? For your license to thrill head for the millionaires' playground of Monte Carlo and its glamorous casinos

El Clasico: Barcelona vs Madrid

Fierce rivals on the pitch, but which city comes out on top for that city break? Barcelona’s popularity suggests this match is a foregone conclusion, but can the Madrilenos pull off a famous win?

Plymouth Through the Looking Glass

If you enjoyed Tim Burton’s recent 'Alice in Wonderland' film then head for Antony House, on the outskirts of Plymouth, for your own trip down the rabbit’s hole