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#1/52
Rating:
5
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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 »
#2/52
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Galapagos Islands
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Cruise
The Galapagos Islands are high on most people's travel wish lists, and no wonder. The experience is massively rewarding - especially with creature comforts to return to at the end of each day... read more »
#3/52
Rating:
4.75
(9 comments)
Destination: Iceland
Take the ring road around Iceland for a road trip like no other. Rent a car, buy a map, and discover this remarkable country for yourself... read more »
#4/52
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Largely ignored by tourists, Ethiopia has some of Africa's most dramatic scenery and a wealth of fascinating cultural sights that reveal the mysteries of ancient civilisations... read more »
#5/52
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Trip type: Activity
Often hailed as the world’s best one-day walk, the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand goes through positively Martian scenery, with active volcanic vents and multi-coloured lakes en route... read more »
#6/52
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
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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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Taiwan, Taipei
Eye of newt and toe of frog – Macbeth’s witches could have done the weekly grocery shop in fascinating Taipei, while Harry Potter could fill his tuckbox for Hogwarts ... read more »
#8/52
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Lake Placid, in upstate New York, is not just a monster movie – it’s where the ski jumping career of "The Eagle" literally took off, and a stunning winter sports hotspot... read more »
#9/52
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
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 »
#10/52
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Trinidad
Trip type: Cultural
Trinidad's alluring combination of laidback charm, cobbled streets and pastel-coloured mansions is guaranteed to steal the heart of most visitors. You have been warned...... read more »
#11/52
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Winchelsea, Rye
Winchelsea in East Sussex, on the brink of Romney Marsh, is a beautiful centre for anyone wanting to mix hiking and history or birdwatching and beer... read more »
#12/52
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Trip type: Adventure
The secret volcanic island of Ometepe is a secret haven of Latin American culture and nature, ringed by a shark-infested lake and tucked away in the heart of Nicaragua... read more »
#13/52
Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: La Palma
With volcanoes, mountains, forests and waterfalls, La Palma is a paradise for nature lovers in the Canary Islands ... read more »
#14/52
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
North Wales not only has some of the most dramatic scenery in Britain, it also boasts pretty villages, historic towns, medieval castles, and a real welcome in the Snowdonia hillsides!... read more »
#15/52
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Scotland
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
The Southern Upland Way is a remarkable cross-country route that stretches all the way across Scotland, from the Atlantic Ocean to the North Sea... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Easter Island
Trip type: Cultural
Easter Island, in the South Pacific, is famous for its enigmatic statues. Few people know about its beaches, scuba diving, charming homestays and slow-paced capital not much bigger than a village... read more »
#17/52
Rating:
4.666665
(6 comments)
Everyone knows that the Grand Canyon is big - the size of Switzerland in fact - but what is it like hiking down (and up) one of its most popular trails? Read my guide to find out... read more »
#18/52
Rating:
4.333335
(6 comments)
Destination: Namibia
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Looking for somewhere remote with stunning scenery? An exclusive eco-friendly holiday in the wilderness? Visit Namibia's Skeleton Coast, its desert, dunes and wildlife and camp in a dry riverbed.... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
The Pennine Way is England's toughest hike – 268 miles of pain. It's also 268 miles of glorious scenery, following the central watershed of the country all the way north to the Scottish border... read more »
#20/52
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Hokkaido
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Shiretoko is Hokkaido's hidden beauty; hotsprings, waterfalls, wild deer and beautiful mountains await... read more »
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