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Inside guides and information on the hottest places to go from Guardian.co.uk

Inside guides and information on the hottest places to go from Guardian.co.uk
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Inside guides and information on the hottest places to go from Guardian.co.uk

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English

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Episodes

The Guardian Dickens walk five: Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum

2/7/2012
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Follow a tour around the house where Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth 200 years ago

Duration:00:37:05

Dickens audio tour: Heart of the City

1/2/2012
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Follow a walking route around the City of London to see key sites from Dickens' novels. Starting at St Mary-at-Hill and ending at St Paul's Cathedral

Duration:01:10:30

Dickens audio tour: David Copperfield

11/24/2011
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Follow a walking route around key sites from the London of David Copperfield, Charles Dickens's most autobiographical novel. Starting at Victoria Embankment and ending near Covent Garden

Duration:00:30:33

The Guardian Dickens audio tours: Rochester

10/31/2011
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Download the mp3 and map. Follow a walking route through Rochester, charting the course of Charles Dickens life, in the second of three audio tours marking the Books Season

Duration:01:02:43

The Guardian Dickens audio tours: Oliver Twist

9/23/2011
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Download the mp3 and map follow Oliver Twist's walking route with Jon Henley and Veronica Horwell from Angel Islington to the courthouse of Mr Fang the magistrate in Clerkenwell

Duration:01:55:34

London walks podcast: Poetry and literature in Kensington Gardens

2/23/2011
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The Guardian's online books editor Sarah Crown strolls through Kensington Gardens, an enduring source of inspiration for authors and poets

Duration:00:36:43

London walks podcast: Islington's pub theatres

2/2/2011
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The Guardian's online arts editor Andrew Dickson walks us through London's vibrant fringe theatre scene, where the likes of Hugh Grant and the Mighty Boosh cut their teeth

Duration:00:37:35

London walks podcast: Ghostly Bermondsey

1/10/2011
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The fourth in our series of six downloadable London walks takes us to Bermondsey, an area rich with history, and full of legends and superstitions

Duration:00:40:48

London walks podcast: Oxford Circus

11/15/2010
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The third of our series of six downloadable London walking guides sees architecture critic Jonathan Glancey looking beyond the shop windows around Oxford Street

Duration:00:40:21

London walks podcast: Coffee house tour

10/25/2010
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Coffee connoisseur Matt Green walks us through the coffee houses of London, from the atmospheric 17th-century to the present day, from Covent Garden to Soho

Duration:00:31:36

London walks podcast: Iain Sinclair's Thames

10/8/2010
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In the first of six downloadable London walking guides sponsored by Visit London, Iain Sinclair discovers characters and stories from the Millennium Dome to the Thames barrier

Duration:00:35:06

Sound map: the Caledonian road

4/30/2010
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Award winning broadcaster and oral historian Alan Dein walks us down the Caledonian Road, telling the story of the north London street through the voices of the people who live and work on it

Duration:00:40:28

City Guides podcast: Paris 1968 walking tour

4/15/2008
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Agnes Poirier marks the anniversary of the 1968 student protests in Paris with this podcast tour

Duration:01:13:39

Take me out: Glasgow music tour

12/12/2007
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Glasgow's Franz Ferdinand take you on a tour of the city's music venues

Duration:00:04:30

Reykjavik with the band

9/28/2007
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President Bongo from GusGus and Gunni from Mum talk Icelandic haggis, prison food and home improvements with Benji Lanyado.

Duration:00:04:45

Pou du Fou theme park, France

8/20/2007
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Tim Maby and family visit an unusual theme park in north-west France, where they find no rides or rollercoasters but live battles, fireworks and beautiful scenery.

Duration:00:10:23

Summer in the city: Stockholm

6/20/2007
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Georgia Brown takes you on a summer tour of the Swedish capital, from the city sights to the tranquil green spaces of its archipelago.

Duration:00:13:44

Summer in the city: Lisbon

6/13/2007
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Anna Pickard takes you on a walking tour of the Portuguese capital.

Duration:00:17:07

Summer in the city: Dubrovnik

6/6/2007
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Chris Alden takes you on a tour of Croatia's historic city of Dubrovnik and escapes to its tranquil outlying islands.

Duration:00:21:16

Liverpool's music scene

5/25/2007
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Benji Lanyado takes a trip around Liverpool's musical landmarks. Danny from Ladytron and Pete Wylie join him.

Duration:00:10:48