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The Other Algarve: A Detox Retreat in the Monchique Mountains

We're all familiar with the sun, sea and sand image of the Algarve. But head west from the coast and a whole other world awaits, filled with sunny mountainous woodlands, detox retreats and quiet places to escape the stresses of daily life. Recently I...
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indian saag paneer curry in balti dish with cilantro garnish

A Foodie’s Guide to Birmingham

Heading to Birmingham soon? Your taste-buds are in for a treat. The city is a rich melting pot of chocolate, spice and all things nice. The following are just a few of the most mouth-watering places worth tracking down while you're in...
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The Fashion Lover’s Guide to London

Considered one of the 'big four' – alongside Milan, Paris and New York, London is home to some of the world's most in-demand designer names, flagship high street stores and quirky markets. Planning a shopping break in the city? Stay on trend and...
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Prague cityscape (panoramic, 3 images).

7 Selfie Hotspots in Prague

Steeped in history and rich in culture, it’s hard to believe that 30 years ago the Czech capital was still something of a mystery to European travellers. Now one of the most in-demand city-break destinations on the continent, millions of tourists...
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5 Delicious Things to Eat in Crete

The largest of the Greek islands, Crete is known for its breath-taking golden beaches and scorching hot summers. But what I love most about the island is the food. It’s nothing too fancy and there are no overly sophisticated ingredients; wild herbs...
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