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World's top 10 cities for 2011 named

Lonely Planet has drawn on the knowledge, passion and kilometres travelled by its staff, authors and online community to present the Top 10 Cities to visit in 2011.

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4. BONDI BEACH, AUSTRALIA. Come 25 December the beach acts as a magnet for backpackers a long way from home, who ...

World's top 10 best places to celebrate Christmas

Christmas has become a global festival, regardless of religion or location. Here are the best places in the world to experience the yuletide spirit.

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Partygoers at Love Parade street party. Tel Aviv

The world's top 10 party towns

Looking for a city where you can party the night (or day) away in cool clubs, bars and cafes? Here are 10 of the best.

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King and country ... the view to the Mediterranean from the hotel.

The despot concierge

Leesha McKenny visits the independent state of Akhzivland and its eccentric, yet welcoming, head of state.

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