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  • 1 Top five festive cities to spend Christmas
    Sprinkle some magic into this year's Christmas by visiting one of the world's most festive locations. With sleigh bells ringing, frosty snow falling and the commencing of the advent calendar in our midst,...

  • 2 LA dreaming
    When Edward, the rich and handsome businessman played by Richard Gere, gets lost in the sprawling city of LA, he stops in Beverly Hills  to ask the way. And that, of course, is when he meets Vivian...

  • 3 Be tempted by the Big Apple
    Judging from the TV, just about everything is possible in New York – it seems it's even possible to dash around the city wearing electric-blue 'Manolos' with four-inch heels. Fortunately the shoes...

  • 4 Loving Las Vegas
    To the unmistakable tones of Elvis Presley the camera pans over The Strip, that most famous of avenues that begins and ends in the desert. It's night and in the lights below a replica of the Eiffel tower...

  • 5 Chicago chic
    Even those who don't know Chicago recognise its nickname 'The Windy City'. They picture it in black and white, with vintage cars driven by gangsters toting machine guns, but America's third most populous...

  • 6 San Francisco, a city with heart
    San Francisco is unusual. Unlike other American cities, it's not vast, chaotic and noisy, and the residents seem genuinely pleased to welcome visitors with a smile. Rocketed from being just one more...

  • 7 Yellowstone, the world's original national park
    Known and loved by many through the exploits of the cartoon character Yogi Bear, the wealth and range of Yellowstone's natural heritage is worthy of more serious consideration and puts it in high on the...

  • 8 Heading to warmer climes
    Spring should be just around the corner, but we can expect the weather to be grey, bleak and rainy for a while yet. So why not turn the tables and head off to one of the sunny destinations we've selected?...

  • 9 Ski resorts with star quality
    Not all adventure films have a ski chase, but if there's going to be one, who would do it better than James Bond? In 1999, director Michael Apted chose Chamonix in the French Alps as the location for...

  • 10 The Villas of Grand Cypress - perfect for golf lovers
    With its wide choice of theme parks – including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World  – Orlando, Florida is well known as a popular family holiday destination. But if you're...

  • 11 Sotheby's Manhattan wine shop
    Sotheby’s has become the first major international auction house to venture into the realms of wine retail with a specialist shop situated in the lobby of the company's New York headquarters at 1334...



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