Lauren Williams

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Top 13 things to do in Cornwall this summer

As thousands descend on Cornwall's fishing villages, winding alleyways and the dreaded A30, we look at some unmissable things to do in the sea-bordered county

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9 ways to avoid the London Olympics

If you're thinking of heading away from the dizzy carnival of the London Olympics, why not visit one of the games' previous host cities instead

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8 alternative Fringe Festivals

With Edinburgh Festival Fringe on the not-so-distant horizon, we took a look at fringe festivals across the world that might tickle your fancy

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10 things to do for free in Oslo

In a city where a pint can cost you £8 it's easy to be left out of pocket. Budget traveller Lauren Williams reveals ten tips on how to tackle Norway's capital

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7 wonders of the Buddhist world

With the historian Bettany Hughes exploring the 'Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World' on BBC Two tonight, we took a look at the proposed list...

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10 things to do for free in Prague

Prague has cashed in on its reputation for the student and budget-conscious traveller. Here are 10 ways to save your money on a trip to the Czech capital

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Top 8 alternative ski destinations

Turn your back on the classic Alpine-European resorts this ski season and try out something a little bit different...

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Top 6 places to avoid Christmas

Fancy escaping a conventional Christmas this year? Lauren Williams showcases the top 6 places in the world to take flight from the festivities

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10 things to do for free in Budapest

Hungary's fascinating capital houses history-packed museums, quirky markets and bustling Quarters. Explore the city for free, says budget traveller Lauren Williams

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10 things to do for free in Dublin

To ease the pain of expensive pints this St Patrick's Day, here are ten free things to do and see between each crowded bar playing Whiskey in the Jar

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6 of the best places to see the northern lights

Spotting the northern lights isn't all that easy. But head to the right places at the darkest time of year and you may just be in luck...

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9 things to do for free in Barcelona

It's easy to be overwhelmed by Barcelona's long list of museums and architectural delights - here are 9 free things to do in the Catalonian capital to get you started

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9 of the best places to see street art around the world

The world's walls are covered in graffiti and art, for so many different reasons. We've rounded up where to see the best, coolest and most popular of the lot...

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7 of the best places to see penguins in the wild

Want to see penguins in the wild? We've rounded up the best spots to focus on, for the best chances of a close encounter.

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6 of the best coastal walks in Cornwall

The Cornish coast offers an impressive selection of walks and hikes for all levels, from picturesque Polperro to the idyllic Kynance Cove. We've picked the best of the bunch...

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5 of the world's scariest Halloween hangouts

Fancy an extra frisson of fright this Halloween? These five scary spots around the world will send shivers down your spine...

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