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Apr 18, 2014 21:51 BST Thinking of planning a city break to remember? There are just so many to choose from! Whether you're looking for long-haul, short-haul, budget or blowout, picking your destination can sometimes feel like the hardest part. That's why we have compiled this list of the best cities to visit on the planet! Check out our recommendations to help you decide!

Apr 11, 2014 13:03 BST You’d have to be a pretty extreme Game of Thrones fan to set out on a trip especially to visit all the filming locations for the hit TV series. Mind you, you wouldn’t have to venture out of Europe for all but one GoT destination, so it wouldn’t exactly be a bank-breaker. You can even start right here, in the UK.

Apr 08, 2014 11:04 BST There is no doubt that Alexander the Great was a mighty warrior who commanded great respect in his army. His fearlessness, his tactical strategies and the loyalty of his men were key to his success. Now you can follow in the footsteps of one of the most successful military advances in all of Europe, and truly appreciate the enormity of their task and marvel at their stamina.

Apr 03, 2014 10:35 BST However you look, however you dress, whatever your size, shape or gender, feeling good on the inside is the ultimate answer to ensuring you look good on the outside. And there are a few tried and tested tricks to nailing that good feeling. Start practicing these few helpful tips now, and by the time the summer holidays come around, you’ll be feeling the sunshine from the inside out!

Mar 26, 2014 16:21 GMT What is it about abandoned places which rouses in us such mixed feelings of curiosity and fear? Perhaps it's that we, ourselves, at any time, could lose the life within us and be left to rot, too. Whatever it is that draws us to these places that were once built with love, then left for nature to devour, our taste for desolation can lead us to some eerie places...

Family Holidays: What Are the Options If You’re Not Rolling In It?

Mar 17, 2014 14:42 GMT "I stand in awe of those who sacrificed a chunk of their annual salary to wrestle a squirming tot into a floppy hat, to smear her in sunscreen against her will. Those who've been only ones in the hotel restaurant whose kids have no manners. Those who felt themselves going slowly mad, trying to subdue three ecstatic tweens on the way to Disneyland. I salute you, parents. This article is for you.."

Seriously Extreme Waterslides You Won't Believe!

Mar 10, 2014 16:32 GMT No one with an ounce of fun in their bodies would argue against the awesomeness of water slides. Yes, water parks are usually teeming with near-naked bodies which are usually disturbingly close to the ‘every branch of the ugly tree’ end of the spectrum, but as Dolly Parton once said, you can’t have the rainbow without the rain. And she’s one country music singin’ gal who knows her water slides.

Feb 28, 2014 12:00 GMT There is no better feeling than diving in crystal clear waters and discovering a whole other world beneath the surface. You don't even have to dive very deep to discover a land inhabited by exotic creatures and vegetation. This is what life's great experiences are made of, so for some of the most unforgettable underwater adventures, check out our guide to some of the clearest waters on earth.

Feb 26, 2014 12:00 GMT When you go out for a meal, do you choose the restaurant based on the quality of food that they serve or the ambience and character of that restaurant? To water your taste buds and overload your senses, we have some of the world's most unusual restaurants which diners are queuing up to sample.

Feb 19, 2014 15:36 GMT Do you fancy beefing up your year? Would you like a bit of eye candy to brighten up your months? Well move over Chippendales as the New York taxi drivers can show you a thing or two about how to look sexy in the NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar 2014.