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Zurich Zurich: what to do in a day »

Matthew Teller advises on what to do on a short break in Zurich.

Istanbul Istanbul: what to do in a day »

Jon Gorvett provides a guide to the vibrant city of Istanbul.

Moscow Moscow: what to do in a day »

Piers Gladstone takes to the underground to explore some highlights of the Russian capital.

Macau Macau: what to do in a day »

Striking architecture, exciting food and ambitious new developments are all part of the former Portuguese enclave.

24 hours in Shanghai Shanghai: what to do in a day »

07.30: Shanghai’s parklife kicks into gear shortly after daybreak. Join the locals in Jing’an Park to keep in shape with t’ai chi, co-ordinated line dancing and backward walking. Less energetic early risers sit around the fringes playing Chinese checkers and mahjong in the shade of old trees and rockeries.

Porto Porto: what to do in a day »

Jeanine Barone provides the lowdown on Portugal's second city.