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Fresh waters, new frontiers

Taken a cruise lately? Join the club - nearly 700,000 of us did one or more last year. So, where next beyond the obvious? Louise Goldsbury has the answers.

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Seattle, skyline at sunset, rainbow.

Short and sweet in Seattle

When you only have a day-and-a-half to see a city before or after a cruise, spend your time wisely, writes Kristie Kellahan.

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Boeing Factory Seattle

Wings of desire

David Whitley sees the future of flight north of Seattle.

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Dahlia Bakery, Seattle.

Guide to Seattle

If you can beat the rain, this city has sights and culture to delight visitors, writes David Whitley.

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Upturned bike on beach, Cuba

World's top 10 greatest cycling routes

There's no better way to explore a place than by bike. Lonely Planet names the top 10 trips that should be on every cyclist's wish list.

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