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Once upon a Dreamland...

Once a coastal bolt hole for Regency dandies who had tired of London, ANDREA McVEIGH heads to the seaside town of Margate to check out the newly reopened Pleasure Park…

MARGATE is having a moment. The British seaside town hasn’t been so popular since its hey-day as a coastal bolt hole for Regency dandies who had tired of London. Its phoenix-like regeneration is thanks to a cultural renaissance and the reopening of Dreamland, 'the UK's original Pleasure Park.’

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Fall in love with the heart of Ireland

By ANGELA TAGGART

LET me ask you a question - would you consider Athlone a serious option for a short break?

I have to be honest, a trip to the town wasn’t my number one priority last year… But I have now seen the light and a return visit is top of my to-do list.

Truth is, I’ve left my heart in the heart of Ireland. I love the place.

An unlikely romance, I guess, and it has taken quite a while to happen.

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HAPPY TO BE A NORTH ISLAND WANDERER...

Regular contributor NIGEL HEATH explores New Zealand’s stunning North Island…

IMAGINE this holiday nightmare scene. I was at an Auckland Airport desk queuing to collect our New Zealand touring car when my wife Jenny suddenly demanded in a panic: "Where's the black case because it's not in the taxi?”

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Simply stunning, China’s City on the Sea!

ANDREA McVEIGH pays a short Visa-free visit to one of China’s most iconic and interesting cities…

I HAVE no head for heights, but on a short break to Shanghai, in the midst of a longer tour of south-east Asia, I knew I wouldn’t be able to go home again without travelling up the city’s landmark Oriental Pearl Tower.

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From snug cabin by the sea to place of enchantment...

Living just around the corner from Mount Stewart Estate KIRSTY JOHNSTON and her husband are frequent visitors and were some of the first visitors through the doors of the newly restored mansion…

AFTER a three year £8 million restoration project, the magnificent neo-classical Mount Stewart House now reflects the 1920 to 1950 era, when Charles, the 7th Marquess of Londonderry, and his wife Edith, Lady Londonderry, made it their much-loved Irish home.

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