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Top 10 marathons

1. Athens Classic Marathon November 13, 2011 runners will follow in the footsteps of Pheidippides as they track the route of the first Marathon. We capitalize the name because it was from this small coastal town that one man struggled the original 26 miles to Athens — across arid, rocky ground. When he got there …

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Top 10 fashion hotels

1. Paris Hotel Keppler A welcome retreat from the fast-pace of Champs-Elysées shop-hopping nearby, this classic 39-room boutique hotel is great for glamour pusses. Designer Pierre-Yves Rochon blends a sophisticated Hausmannian hideaway with a relaxed home-from-home feel, deftly wielding bold toiles, animal prints, stripes and dark wood details. For high-contrast chic check into one of …

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Top all-inclusive holidays

Turkey – The fastest growing tourist destination from Britain in the last 10 years sees hordes of Brits and other heading through the summer to the Eastern Med. Turkish hoteliers were some for the first to offer the all-inclusive option through the big tour operators such as Thomson and Thomas Cook. And with superb weather, …

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Belgrade historic places

When you continue along Knez Mihailova Street, your path will lead to Kalemegdan Park, which surrounds Belgrade Fortress. The name of this park was given by the Ottomans and is Kalemegdan, or “Castle Square.” In Belgrade, I heard very familiar words similar to Turkish. Castle Square is just one of them. The Istanbul Gate and …

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