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Thomson Cruises has an excellent option for the last two weeks of November: sail from Malaga to Barbados for £900

Hyères, France: A forgotten gem that still has a sparkle

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Smoke rising as an eruption of the volcano near Eyjafjallajoekull glacier occured, some 120 km away from Reykjavik, Iceland.

Iceland volcano: Travel agency has 'Volcano hotline' for dare-devil tourists who want to visit Bardarbunga if it erupts

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Cyprus: Bordering on splendid isolation

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Normandy: A brand new landing proves it’s more than just a ferry port

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Find la dolce vita in France

The Corsican outpost of Cavallo adopts an Italian accent in summer

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Wine and water: A river cruise through Bordeaux

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Golden experience: Park Hyatt in Vienna

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Walking holidays in France: Fill your boots

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Dentelles de Montmirail, France

Hiking holidays: A restaurants and rambling tour is ideal

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Astrup Fearnley Museum and sculpture park, Tjuvholmen, Oslo

Thief Island: Steal a slice of the regenerated district in Norway’s capital that has finally gone straight

It’s a tapestry of housing and restaurants, art galleries and bakeries, a high-end hotel and a 'starchitect'-designed museum

Erimitis Taverna, Paxos

Romance on a plate: The tiny Ionian isle of Paxos is no longer a secret

You’ll find food fit for the gods and restaurants with the most heavenly views

Writer's retreat: Tove and Tuuti pull ashore at Klovharu

Finland: It's Moomin marvellous

Kate Simon visits the fairytale archipelago which inspired Tove Jansson, born 100 years ago

From Ibiza to Croatia, European beach clubs: The Big Six

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Fin gets into the swing

Children's clubs: All the fun under the sun

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