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#1/42
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5
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Destination: Cape Town
Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or a full-on foodie, Cape Town's got you covered... read more »
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5
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Destination: Marrakech, Essaouira
Trip type: Road Trip, Winter Sun
From laidback beaches to the chaotic hubbub of Marrakech, the majesty of the Atlas Mountains and the lonely Sahara, Morocco has everything you could wish for in a road trip destination... read more »
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4.666665
(5 comments)
Destination: Cap Skiring
Enjoy the winter sun with a guaranteed wow factor. Apart from sun worshipping, you can go cycling, fishing or explore the local culture, which has an exotic African flavour... read more »
#4/42
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5
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A recent fatal shark attack off Fish Hoek Beach shows how sharks are posing an increasing danger on the False Bay side of Cape Town. Don't let that put you off, it really is a great place to hang out... read more »
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5
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If it's summer in Cape Town, then think "picnics". You don't even need to pack your own hamper. Here's where to go to set down your rug... read more »
#6/42
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5
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If you're looking for the perfect honeymoon destination, it's hard to top the Seychelles, where the beaches are drop-dead gorgeous and the seas really are as turqoise as the brochures promise... read more »
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5
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From white sandy beaches and Dead Sea spas to moving Biblical sites and thrilling desert treks, the Promised Land promises an adventure for every visitor... read more »
#8/42
Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Senegal
Trip type: Cultural, Winter Sun
The tranquillity of this island is haunted by the story of one of the worst crimes ever committed against humanity - slavery. Makes an ideal daytrip to visit museums or longer for a relaxing holiday... read more »
#9/42
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4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Sharm El-Sheikh
Trip type: Beach, Winter Sun
When you're looking for somewhere to soak up the sun, without splashing too much cash, the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt is perfect... read more »
#10/42
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4.333335
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If you're a first-time visitor to Marrakech, this guide shows you where to eat and drink, and gives you tips to have a hassle-free time... read more »
#11/42
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4
(1 comment)
The world is your oyster if you want to learn to dive. From luxury resorts in the Cayman Islands, the Maldives and the Seychelles to a Red Sea chalet closer to home, I pick top dive spots for novices... read more »
#12/42
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
There's so much more to Cape Town than the city and the waterfront. Travel south around Table Mountain, where a green and pleasant land of nature reserves, forests and vineyards awaits you... read more »
#13/42
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4
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A self-drive holiday for my husband's 60th, took us from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and combined adventure with luxury accommodation. The only problem...I needed a week longer everywhere we stayed!... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Western Cape
The Garden Route is South Africa's classic road trip, following the dramatic Indian Ocean coastline and taking in whales, walks and wine-tasting along the way... read more »
#15/42
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Winter Sun
Two world class gardens under the eastern flanks of Table Mountain; one barely ten years old, and one a century. Don't miss them... read more »
#16/42
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
If you are planning a short trip to Cape Town, pray for sunshine and pack your credit card. Expect scenery, good food, shopping and culture, and read my guide to find out what you must see and do... read more »
#17/42
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
Cape Town isn't just a beautiful city - it also has a great foodie scene, with strong European influences. From breakfast to sundowners and beyond, these are my favourite places to eat and drink... read more »
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4
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Destination: Boa Vista
Mass tourism has reached the once remote and inaccessible Cape Verdean island of Boa Vista but, for the time being at least, it remains refreshingly unspoilt and largely undeveloped... read more »
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3.666665
(6 comments)
Destination: Cairo
OK, so everybody wants to see the pyramids, but when you're in Cairo, the largest city in Africa, shouldn't you be able to think of something else to do afterwards?... read more »
#20/42
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Agadir
Take a short flight to Agadir from the UK or the rest of Europe and find yourself immersed in a unique culture. The beach is great too!... read more »
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