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Boys playing street football during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

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Art Deco glamour, dusky hues, Prohibition-style tea room, personal attachés, Jack Kerouac, and sophisticated retreats

Traveller's Guide: Family Caribbean - from rainforests and reefs to beaches and boat trips

These islands provide the perfect winter-sun escape for all ages

Life's a beach: 'fingers' on Playa Brava

A big hand for Punta del Este

In this week's Lonely Planet 'Great Escape', discover Uruguay's jet-set beach resort, an Atlantic enclave with plenty of art and culture to explore on the side

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Tailor-made excursions, double-height rooms, vineyards, bohemian barrios, geodesic domes, and lakeside restaurants

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Blue Mountain rhapsody in Jamaica

On a visit to tropical Newcastle, Simon Turnbull discovers echoes of England, tranquil scenery, and some very smooth coffee

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