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Think of a holiday destination and it's likely that a palm-fringed beach springs to mind, but don't rule out the good old fashioned city break. By definition we're talking short transfers and a perfect distillation of the country in question's cultural highlights in one conveniently accessible destination. Then there are more than likely some seriously slick hotels (both big and boutique), excellent restaurants and top shopping to boot.
The perfect urban city break destination, with museums, galleries and a cutting edge contemporary art and music scene.
Does it need an introduction? Go shopping, go partying, stay in an uber cool urban hotel, and enjoy your bite out of the Big Apple.
Some of the world’s best cities are on sea – step forward Rio, Sydney and San Fran – and Vancouver is a very worthy member of this club.
A buzzing contemporary art scene, a dance music scene threatening to rival that in Ibiza, the extremely sexy Cuban exile scene, and a gay see and be scene. It could only be Miami.
Denmark’s capital is home to renaissance castles such as Amalienborg Palace, Rosenborg and King Christian IV’s architectural peculiarity, the Round Tower.
Andalucia's largest city has enough attractions to last weeks; tapas, sunshine and delightful architecture and hotels.
Just three and a half hours from the UK, this atmospheric 'East meets West' city is a perfect destination for a long weekend.
Surely the ultimate 'winter sun' city break from the UK; endless appeal, and minimal time difference.
Built in defiance of nature and logic, St. Petersburg is a monument to the will of Peter the Great. His city became a ‘window on the West’ and remains Russia’s cultural capital.