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5
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Destination: Hoi An
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Cultural
Hoi An - totally captivating. This beautifully preserved, ancient town is rich in culture, character and charm... read more »
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Home to the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala is a taste of Tibet in India. Head into the foothills of the Himalayas, and you can catch a glimpse of His Holiness himself and sample the cuisine of Tibetan exiles... read more »
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4.75
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Destination: Sandakan, Borneo
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Borneo is the perfect destination for those stuck in the urban jungle wanting to get a taste of the real thing... read more »
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Rating:
4.625
(15 comments)
Destination: Sabah, Sandakan
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Eco
Get up close and personal with Borneo's wildlife. Then discover Sandakan's fascinating history... read more »
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5
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Borneo is a land of mystery, an exotic, untamed destination. Following the headhunters' trail makes for a uniquely cultural experience, as modern life merges gently with ancient customs... read more »
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5
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Destination: Hong Kong, China
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural
It may be famous for its skyline, its double-decker trams, its shopping and its fabulous Asian food – but the real attraction of Hong Kong is a mountain escalator made for commuters... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: India
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Spa
If you’re looking for the ultimate adrenaline buzz, you might just find it on the waters of the Ganges in northern India... read more »
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Destination: Japan
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Ever fancied climbing a 3,776m-high pile of ash? With a load of grannies and school kids? At night? It's safe to say that getting to the top of Japan's iconic Mount Fuji is no ordinary climb...... read more »
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5
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Taking a trip into the tropical rainforest of Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia's premier national park, is a chance to get back to basics and immerse yourself in all things wild and wonderful... read more »
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5
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Destination: Kerala
Try a very different kind of cruise and enjoy the silence of southern India. You might not get all the glitz of an ocean-going vessel but you won’t need to fight for a sun lounger... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Singapore
Trip type: Adventure
With monitor lizards, crocodiles and exotic birds, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve provides a welcome contrast to the busy shopping malls of Singapore city centre... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Varanasi
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural
Often cited as one of the oldest cities in the world, the winding alleys and menagerie of inhabitants skulking through Varanasi sum up the very essence of the subcontinent... read more »
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4.5
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On holiday, adolescents are notoriously hard to please. Any ideas? From surfing in Cornwall and cookery in France to cycling in Bangkok, here are five activity breaks with sufficient cool quotient... read more »
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4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Bangkok
Beyond the thronging streets of Bangkok lies an island where cars are forbidden and the skyline is no higher than a palm tree. Ko Kred is the perfect remedy when the bustling city becomes too much... read more »
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4.333335
(6 comments)
Destination: Halong Bay
Halong Bay, Vietnam - a serene sea with thousands of limestone pinnacles and outcrops, stunning scenery, caves and a floating village. Read about my totally magical and surreal experience ... read more »
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Rating:
4.333335
(4 comments)
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural
It's not likely to feature in the mainstream travel brochures anytime soon. Has the remote former Soviet state of Kyrgyzstan really got enough attractions to entertain an intrepid tourist?... read more »
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Rating:
4.25
(8 comments)
Destination: Leh
Trip type: Adventure, Road Trip
We embarked on an overland journey across the Himalayas to reach Leh. The tough journey, taking two days, passed through spectacular landscape, high mountain passes, awesome valleys and deep gorges... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Hampi, Hospet
It is a little like Kathmandu used to be, before the tourist numbers swelled. In Hampi, southern India, a laid-back, easy-going welcome awaits travellers at what is now a World Heritage site... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Kathmandu, Nepal
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural
Chaotic but colourful and vibrant, the very name of Kathmandu conjures up images of a mystical and alluring city. Here are just some of the not-to-be missed sights in the Nepali capital... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Beijing, Moscow
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Eco
Does passing through five time zones, 80 degrees of longitude and crossing the largest country on the planet sound like fun? Then read my guide as I tell you how to get from Beijing to Moscow by train... read more »
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