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Destination: Isle of Mull
All at sea on the west coast of Scotland...what a wonderful place to be. The short break teeming with wildlife, walking, great food, equally great company and the best bit of all - relaxation... read more »
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Destination: Galway
Galway - steeped in music and history; filled with friendly folk, festivals and crammed with cosy pubs, culture and craic. Get yourself to Galway; City of Tribes, Vibes and the time of your lives....... read more »
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The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.... read more »
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Destination: Hainan
After the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, head for Hainan Island. It's a 90-minute hop across the South China Sea, with tropical beaches, peerless seafood, a great hotel – and excellent golf... read more »
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Not content with making the ultimate jungle movie, director Francis Ford Coppola has created three jungle paradises – in Belize and Guatemala – where guests can stay. Here, he explains their charm... read more »
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Destination: Valparaiso
It's described as the Jewel of the Pacific, but you will need strong shoes, a head for heights and help from an unusual means of transport – the 'ascensores' – to get up Valparaíso's 42 hills... read more »
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Venture to Australia’s Top End between April and October, and you can enjoy Darwin at its sunny, lively best, with everything from jumping crocodiles to didgeridoo drum 'n' bass... read more »
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Destination: Orlando
Although Orlando is indisputably the world's theme-park capital, there is more to this part of Florida than Disney-esque magic, a colossal mouse and topsy-turvy rides for adrenaline junkies... read more »
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Destination: Ireland
From beautiful scenery to seaweed baths, and charismatic hotels to cosy pubs, Sligo has many unexpected delights ... read more »
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Destination: Sydney, Hunter Valley
Trip type: Activity, Winter Sun
From climbing the bridge to following ghosts to sipping Shiraz, Sydney has endless ways to keep its visitors entertained... read more »
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Shopping, massage, henna tattoos, restaurants, yoga, romantic views… Rajasthan has it all for a group of women travellers – and a homestay, living with locals, is a safe and friendly way to see it ... read more »
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When exploring the spectacular Trossachs National Park by train and bike, you can have your cake and eat it. In Aberfeldy and Glasgow, reward yourself in some of Scotland's best cafés... read more »
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Destination: Boulder
Boulder, Colorado enjoys year-round sunshine, clear mountain air, a welcoming and positive vibe, entertainment and culture, outdoor activities and adventure. What more could you ask for? ... read more »
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Destination: Mexico City, Oaxaca
Trip type: Activity, Eco, Gap Year
Ever wondered what Mexico is like beyond the tourist traps of the Yucatan Peninsula? On my ten day trip I found out - rich in history, colourful in culture, and spectacular in nature... read more »
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The neolithic rock art found in the caves of Altamira in northern Spain's Cantabria region has inspired song-writers, artists and poets for many years. Isn't it time it inspired you?... read more »
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Canyons, mountains and waterfalls; hearthlands, gum trees and old tin sheds; stalagmites, stalactites and an underground river. The Blue Mountains offers them all, with fine food and culture to boot... read more »
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From Beethoven to former Bundeshauptstadt (federal capital), situated along the romantic Rhine, Bonn is the custodian and curator of musical and modern German history (play "video")... read more »
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Destination: Hue
Hue, the ancient former capital and residence of Emperors, is a perfect location to explore the cultural heart and soul of Vietnam... read more »
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Destination: Stockholm
Forget Sweden's reputation for being expensive - with a weak Swedish Krona your holiday cash goes further in Stockholm than you might imagine... read more »
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I imagined that Slovenia would be an Eastern Bloc country trying to find its feet after years of Soviet abuse. How wrong I was. Stunning scenery, extreme outdoors and friendly people welcomed me... read more »
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