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Chase the winter sun.

Chase the winter sun

If you’re craving a dose of Vitamin D this winter, head to one of these short(ish)-haul destinations for a sunshine fix – we guarantee you’ll return home sporting a tan and feeling rejuvenated. Just no gloating in the office, please.

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Where do pilots go on holiday?

Where do pilots go on holiday?

Still looking for holiday inspiration for your big 2017 break? We asked a panel of well-travelled British Airways pilots which destinations they want to visit this year – and which new routes are on their radar.

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Shake up your summer holiday

Shake up your summer holiday

Whether you’re looking for Caribbean-style beaches closer to home or want to indulge in a hefty dose of culture without the crowds, these alternative escapes are guaranteed to make your summer sizzle.

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Ibiza Weekender

Ibiza Weekender

Like any wild child of the 90s, Ibiza has now grown up. But, with its natural beauty, stylish clubs and fusion restaurants, we can’t see it ever getting old. Here’s how to spend 48 hours in Ibiza: enough time to soak in the pool, sip down a cocktail, slip on your dancing shoes, and be back boasting by Monday.

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Prague for arts and culture

Prague for arts and culture

Prague has always boasted fairy-tale castles, ornate palaces and historic museums, but it has also developed a sharp and happening arts and culture scene. Harriet Cooper uncovers the Czech capital’s bohemian sights and hangouts.

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Things to do in France

Things to do in France

It’s not without good reason that we have a romanticised idea of France, with its picture-postcard villages, swathes of rolling countryside, quaint cafés and glorious coastlines. But from Paris to Montpellier and Lyon to Bordeaux, France is also bustling with creative modernity in everything from food to fashion.

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Five of Chile’s best coastal towns

Five of Chile’s best coastal towns

Stretching for more than 4,300km, from the Atacama Desert in the north to the fjords and glaciers of Patagonia in the south, local writer Sarah Gordon picks her top spots along the Chilean coast.

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Cape Town: a weekend guide

Cape Town: a weekend guide

The Mother City always features on ‘top ten’ lists – and for good reason. Curious culinistas get a world-class menu of foodie opportunities, sun slaves can’t resist the Atlantic seaboard and nature lovers get an eye-watering visual feast. Here’s how to top up your ‘I-heart-Cape-Town’ tank in just 48-hours. The best part? You don’t have to take a single day of leave.

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Port Elizabeth: a weekend guide

Port Elizabeth: a weekend guide

With its award-winning beaches and laidback lifestyle, South Africa’s ‘Friendly City’ couldn’t be friendlier. Yet Port Elizabeth – or PE as it’s known to locals – is enjoying a sustained period of urban renewal and several historic areas have become exciting new hubs. No extra leave? No problem. Here’s how to spend a perfect 48 hours in the city.

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Magical Muscat and beyond.

Magical Muscat and beyond

With laid-back locals, a rich heritage and captivating landscapes, Oman might be less glitzy than its Middle Eastern neighbours Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but it is awash with exotic delights and sights waiting to be discovered.

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