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Follow the sun – 2012’s hot destinations

Spain

Let’s face facts. If we Brits want a proper summer in 2012, we’ll have to seek it abroad. That accepted, here’s the tricky bit: choosing a destination in just the right shade of summer for you. While it’s easy to find the world’s highest highs (in Kuwait City and Ahvaz, Iran), 46°C and rising isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. […]

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Majorca vs Menorca

Monarch Majorca Palma Cathedral

After an afternoon in the sun and a pina colada or two, it’s easy enough to confuse the two biggest of Spain’s Balearic Islands. Majorca and Menorca sit side by side in the western Mediterranean Sea, and each gives an equally warm welcome to Britain’s sunseekers. Majorca is the bigger island by far, but Menorca matches it in sizzling […]

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