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  • A world culinary tour: 10 new horizons
    A world culinary tour: 10 new horizons

    Local cuisine is an integral part of a trip to many countries and for certain destinations the gastronomy merits the journey itself. Those seeking the ...

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  • Spain's 10 most picturesque villages
    Spain's 10 most picturesque villages

    From the Moorish villages of Andalusia to the mountains of Galicia, we take you on a trip around Spain's most beautiful villages. It just goes to show ...

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  • Italy's 10 most picturesque villages
    Italy's 10 most picturesque villages

    The Italian peninsula is renowned the world over for its healthy dose of archaeological sites and monuments - in fact no other country has as many UNESCO ...

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  • Travel on the big screen: top 10 of armchair travel
    Travel on the big screen: top 10 of armchair travel

    Symboles modernes défiant les lois de la physique, les gratte-ciel percent l'épiderme des grands centres urbains voués à une expansion galopante. En attendant ...

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  • Last minute summer getaways
    Last minute summer getaways

    We're approaching mid-August but you still haven't managed to get away this summer? If you have the resources but need some inspiration on where to escape ...

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  • Top 10 activity holidays to engage the brain
    Top 10 activity holidays to engage the brain

    In a world that is now literally at your fingertips, it's hardly surprising that more and more people are jetting off to explore the remote corners of ...

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  • 10 dates for your art show calendar
    10 dates for your art show calendar

    Now that the infamous April showers are packing up for the year and the summer weather is slowly beginning to show its face, holiday-makers and art enthusiasts ...

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  • Be led to the end of the world
    Be led to the end of the world

    Let's take our time to travel by catching a train to explore the vast and varied countries on this week's itinerary. Let's leave planes, cars, buses, motorbikes ...

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  • Don't let the scammers ruin your holiday
    Don't let the scammers ruin your holiday

    The summer holidays are fast approaching, so watch out for the handful of opportunists who plan on taking advantage of the influx of tourists and turn ...

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  • Room 101: 10 of our travel pet hates
    Room 101: 10 of our travel pet hates

    Like everything in life, even the best things have their down sides. Travel is arguably one of the greatest pleasures of our time yet there are some elements ...

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  • Around the world with Norman Foster
    Around the world with Norman Foster

    Something a little different this week, when we head around the world to visit the audacious architectural creations of Foster+Partners. Lead by Lord Norman ...

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  • The world's 10 most bizarre hotels
    The world's 10 most bizarre hotels

    It's not just because we wrote this feature that we want you to read it, but also because the 10 hotels that you are about to read about are some of the ...

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  • Top 10 holidays for lottery winners
    Top 10 holidays for lottery winners

    Many of us have to scrimp and save during the year for our annual or bi-annual holiday. But there are some who are lucky enough not to have to put money ...

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  • The pirate hunt is on, and not just in the Caribbean!
    The pirate hunt is on, and not just in the Caribbean!

    Who has never dreamt of pretending to be a pirate, on the hunt for booty buried somewhere in a Spanish galleon resting at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea ...

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  • Fashion Week fever, Manolos at the ready!
    Fashion Week fever, Manolos at the ready!

    And they're off! The clothes horses, that is, stalking the catwalks from Miami to Madrid, Sao Paolo to Sydney and wherever else their Louboutins will take ...

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  • Behaving badly: 10 dos and don'ts when abroad
    Behaving badly: 10 dos and don'ts when abroad

    Every country in the world has its own habits and customs and often they are far removed from our own. Trying to master them can be a challenge and sometimes ...

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  • 10 countries the Royal Family has offended
    10 countries the Royal Family has offended

    The British Royal Family is a source of fascination the world over. However far you travel, you will always find hoards of crazy royalists with their Kate ...

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  • A room with view into the wild
    A room with view into the wild

    This week, we are exploring different destinations offering a view with a difference. Stay right in the heart of the wild, definitely not for the faint-hearted! ...

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  • Out with the honeymoon in with the mini-moon
    Out with the honeymoon in with the mini-moon

    If you're getting married soon and are wondering whether or not to splash out on an expensive honeymoon, but you just don't have the budget, then why not ...

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  • Top 10 hotel booking tips: reading between the lines
    Top 10 hotel booking tips: reading between the lines

    Navigating the hotel-booking world isn't as easy as one might think, and for people who aren't in the know or aren't used to travelling frequently, it's ...

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  • How to reduce the cost of your holiday
    How to reduce the cost of your holiday

    It's so hard to leave on holiday without bearing a bit of a grudge against your bank manager. That said, there's no reason to break the bank every time ...

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  • Escape the London Olympics: remote island retreats
    Escape the London Olympics: remote island retreats

    British sporting enthusiasts will relish the opportunity to go see the Olympic Games in action right on their doorstep, however, for the rest of us, and ...

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  • The Big 10 Caribbean Islands: why now?
    The Big 10 Caribbean Islands: why now?

    With breathaking beaches, idyllic inlets, and a melting-pot of cultural traditions, there's always something going on in the Caribbean. Weather-wise, the ...

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  • Half-term report: where to take the kids this Feb
    Half-term report: where to take the kids this Feb

    There are a couple of weeks left until half-term begins. It's great news because you're boss gave you the time off. There's only one problem: you'd quite ...

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  • The royal honeymoon: where will they go?
    The royal honeymoon: where will they go?

    Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the last couple of months, you'll know that the wedding of the decade is just around the corner. A royal title ...

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  • X factor: 10 past and present judges' houses locations
    X factor: 10 past and present judges' houses locations

    It might not be the coolest thing to do with your Saturday evenings, but as it enters its tenth series, the X Factor still sits firmly at the top of the ...

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  • Make waves: 10 of the best lakes to visit
    Make waves: 10 of the best lakes to visit

    For those who would like to try something different for their next getaway, here is our pick of 10 charming lake destinations across the globe. Our selection ...

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  • Around the world in 18 holes
    Around the world in 18 holes

    The number of golfers is on the rise every year. Once a sport reserved for the elite and for a long time seen as old-fashioned, the sport is now enjoyed ...

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  • Travelling during Ramadan: our advice
    Travelling during Ramadan: our advice

    With Ramadan fast approaching, here is our advice about how to travel during the holy month. Most people do not specifically plan to travel during Ramadan ...

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  • The world's most extravagant pools
    The world's most extravagant pools

    Sky blue and rectangular, one metre-deep at one end and two the other, bordered by white tiles and encircled by plastic deckchairs: the classic pool stereotype ...

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