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New York Storeys: A vintage view of Manhattan

Armed with a 1939 guidebook to the city that even then never slept, Mark C O'Flaherty gets a fresh perspective on New York, and discovers parts of it that today's travel guides just don't reach

48 Hours In: Brisbane

Fed up with our soggy summer? The lively yet relaxed capital of Australia's Sunshine State is the obvious cure

Lovin' Las Vegas: A wild week in Sin City

A week in Sin City? Oliver Duff wasn't sure it was for him. But the gambling capital of America has many charms. And a riotous stay left him exhausted, exhilarated – and addicted

48 Hours In: Nice

Summer's here – and where better to lap up the sun than in the capital of the Côte d'Azur?

48 Hours In: Faro

This port city near the tip of southern Europe is full of ancient wonders – and the perfect place to enjoy a glass of Lagoa. Cathy Packe reports

Market research: A gastronomic tour of Valencia

Valencia's markets are packed full of fresh local produce and the restaurants serve up plate-loads of Spanish delights. Cookery expert Camilla Schneideman gets to the gastronomic heart of a food-lover's paradise

48 Hours in: Cagliari

Early summer is the best time to join the Sardinians as they eat, drink and relax in their 'living room' on the sand, says Frank Partridge