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August 2014


Celeb-spotting! Which stars have you seen on holiday?


10 free and cheap days out this August bank holiday


Everything you need to know about planning a gap year


8 unforgettable road trips from Spain to Miami’s South Beach


UK airports we love (and hate)


October half-term: Five great getaways in the UK and abroad


10 great university cities in Britain and abroad


Eggs royale! 10 of the world’s best hotel breakfasts


From Tuscany to Gloucestershire, five spectacular autumn scenes


Volcanic ash disruption: What are your rights if Bardarbunga erupts?


Kiwi campervan or Japanese ski resort? 10 great gap year choices


10 of the best destinations for late summer sun


And Britain’s cheapest city for a night out is…


Salsa, tango, twerking: How to dance your way around the world


Nine of the world’s sexiest cities (and Bedford)


10 brilliant ideas for the August bank holiday

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Staying safe abroad

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