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“I’m standing amid a polyglot chorus of holiday-makers and day-trippers on top of the Acropolis, Instagramming a cityscape of northern Athens and sharing it on Facebook…” In the cradle of civilisation, Mark O’Brien senses something new emerging…

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“I’m awestruck as his rippling muscles gleam under the intense heat of the Cumbrian sun; an intoxicating mix of earth, sweat and leather floods my senses.” Jessica Baldwin is swept off her feet by a tall, dark, dashing fellow. Move over Mr D’Arcy…

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‘Even “the best laid plans…,” remarked Robert Burns, and as a fellow Scot raised on a climate of snow in June, he should know…’ Danielle flees the weather and discovers a timeless hideaway on the Italian Riviera…

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“If you asked me to choose one place in the world that I’ve always wanted to visit, Rotterdam probably wouldn’t have been at the top of my wishlist.” Our Fashion Editor goes Dutch and meets a giant gnome…

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“We made use of a wheelbarrow to transport our luggage across the muddy field; it certainly made a change from pulling up outside a plush hotel and having the luggage magically transferred to our room.”

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People do not travel to the Alps for a ‘holiday’. They never have. Ischgl’s tourism board know this, it’s why they use the slogan: “Relax. If you can.”

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Cape Town is having its moment. And as locals and international design aficionados collectively hold their breath and count down to 2014, this soon-to-be World Design Capital is emitting megawatts of creative energy…

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“The sky was flecked with white lights that twinkled from Como’s western shore, and the bolt of electricity that the clouds would imminently bring provided a certain drama to our recent arrival.”

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“Telling an Olympic boxing champ to ‘work me hard’ in a one-to-one personal training session probably wasn’t the wisest of lines…” Gabrielle visits La Source in Grenada.

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“Parma is a city built on its food. It’s as important an association as Pizza Margherita to Naples and ragù alla bolognese to Bologna…” David Constable flies the flag for the city noted for its, err, ham…?

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