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Currency Chronicles: what I spent on a last-minute city break in Tbilisi

Welcome to the third installment of our new series Currency Chronicles, in which travellers reveal every penny they spent while away on holiday. Last time we looked at a weekend at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with friends. This week it's a two-night break in Tbilisi. The total spent is at the bottom…

Back at the beginning of the summer, I booked three days off from the Telegraph Towers which I planned to spend being a tourist in my hometown: London. Alas as the time drew closer, the weather looked as though it wasn’t going to play ball – which is how I found myself on Skyscanner booking a last minute flight to Tbilisi (Georgia), where temperatures were reliably in their 30s. Was my last minute trip to Tbilisi a budget break or a bouji-blow-out? Read on to discover what I spent...

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Cruise ship routes to Dubrovnik come under scrutiny

One of the world’s most magnificent walled cities, Dubrovnikhas become hugely popular with cruise ship tourists in recent years leading locals to fear Croatia’s most upmarket destination has lost its soul.

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‘This cannot happen to another family' Mother of toddler who died in cruise ship fall speaks out

The grief-stricken mother of a toddler who died after falling through an open window on a cruise ship while being held by her grandfather has said there were “a million things” the cruise line could have done to prevent the tragedy.

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Temples, tuk-tuks and top notch dining – an expert guide to Singapore

Modern skyscrapers and super sized shopping malls sit alongside historical sites and colourful ethnic areas like Little India and Kampong Glam in Asia’s ‘second city’, showing what happens when the Western world successfully collides with the Orient.

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