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A Marseille Holiday

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View of Marseille, France. Photo credit: Boutique-Homes.com.

Mariana McConnell wrote this guest post on Marseille rentals.  She is a writer and travel lover currently scouring the globe for cool vacation rentals and small hotels on behalf of Boutique-Homes.com.

Marseille may be the second largest city in France, but it doesn’t get nearly as much love as Paris or nearby Avignon.

The city is emerging though as a hotspot for sophisticated travelers.

It’s easy to see why: Marseille is stunning.  Right on the waterfront, the city is full of small streets, colorful markets, chic shopping destinations, refurbished avenues, and lovely theaters to explore (and one of the best soccer teams in Europe).

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At Home With The World

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Large circular earthenware dish designed by William de Morgan between 1888 and 1911. Photo credit: The Geffrye Museum.

How English are London homes in 2012?  That’s the question posed by the At Home with the World exhibition coming up at The Geffrye Museum in London.

From March 20 to September 9, 2012, the exhibition will tell the story of how domestic designs, decorations, materials and social customs in English homes originate from elsewhere.

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Jet Lag Treatment In London

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The Peak Health Club & Spa, Knightsbridge, London. Photo credits: Jumeirah Carlton Tower.

Are you a traveler who suffers from jet lag?  If you’re traveling to London, you might fancy a new treatment at The Peak Health Club & Spa, Knightsbridge.

The spa at Jumeirah Carlton Tower has introduced the new VOYA Jet Lag Revival treatment.  A three-hour spa treatment, it is designed to help jetsetters “refresh and adjust to their new time zone.”

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London Shopping

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Fancy a London holiday and shopping trip?

Then look at The Athenaeum which is introducing a Spring/Summer 2012 VIP shopping service with Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge for its apartment guests.

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A Copenhagen Guide

CityCopenhagenGuideNomaMomondo 1024x576 A Copenhagen GuideA guidebook to Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo credit: noma + Momondo.

Looking for a local guide to Copenhagen, Denmark?  Then look at the  guidebook to Copenhagen by travel site Momondo and the New Nordic cuisine restaurant noma.

In the travel guidebook, the staff of noma share their personal favorite places, “hidden gems” in Copenhagen.

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New Flights To Barcelona

CityMonarchNewFlightstoBarcelona 1024x731 New Flights To Barcelona Monarch Airlines now flies from London Gatwick to Barcelona. Photo credit: Monarch Airlines.

Planning a Barcelona city getaway?  If you’re a UK traveler, it’s easy to rent apartments in Barcelona and now you can fly there direct from London Gatwick with Monarch.

The scheduled leisure airline has begun new flight service to Barcelona which links London to this cosmopolitan Spanish city. Flight prices start from £35 one way including all taxes and charges (£54 return).

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