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Highlights of the French Riviera

Bathed in warm Mediterranean sunshine and the riches of its glamorous residents, the Côte d'Azur is the perfect holiday destination, with its stylish towns, sun-drenched bays and rich artistic heritage waiting to be discovered.

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The 10 worst cities for pickpockets

When you're travelling abroad you need to be extra careful with your valuables and where there are tourists there are always people seeking to exploit them. Travel website TripAdvisor has come up with a list of the ten worst cities for pickpocketing and advice on how to beat the thieves.

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The National Trust's top 10 secret walks

To celebrate the launch of the Great British Walk festival, the National Trust has revealed the top ten secret walks that can only be accessed on foot. Recent research has revealed that nearly a quarter of adults said they rarely go for walks, while 17% never venture more than 500 metres from their car.

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Croatia's top five tourist destinations

From Roman ruins and medieval walled cities to crystal-clear seas and lush islands, Croatia is a traveller’s paradise just waiting to be discovered.

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Europe's top 10 islands

Whether you’re looking for idyllic sun-drenched islands, or islands that offer a more cultural experience, you’ll find plenty to inspire in this year's list of the top 10 islands in Europe, as voted for by millions of reviewers on the TripAdvisor website.

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Northern star - discover the Yorkshire Dales

Yorkshire boasts an enviable collection of peaks and river valleys with a wealth of natural history and heritage. Yet there are many more reasons to visit the wilds of Yorkshire. Simply take your pick of some of the county’s fantastic towns and cities – there’s so much choice and you are bound to enjoy this peaceful and unhurried part of the world.

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Top 10 Greek Islands

The white-washed houses, azure seas and golden beaches of the Greek islands have long been the epitome of the perfect Mediterranean holiday and are as popular as ever. Here's our guide to ten of the best.

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London's top 10 attractions

If you're out and about in the capital this year, here's our list of the must-see attractions to kick-start your visit to London, many of which are free.

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