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Soaring above Tanzania's Massai Steppe, Mount Meru is reputed to be a more exhilarating climb than nearby Kilimanjaro. We tackled the challenge of trekking to its snow dusted summit.... read more »
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When I decided to ask my girlfriend to marry me, I shunned proposal hotspots Paris and Venice as too cliché. Instead, we headed to Slovenia, where Lake Bled provided the perfect romantic backdrop... read more »
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Destination: Aspen
Trip type: Winter Sports
With 5,000 acres of terrain spread across four mountains, Aspen is a ski resort on an American scale. Super-efficiency, charming architecture and great places to eat and stay make it a winner... read more »
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It is Spain's highest mountain, and a dormant volcano too – but climbing Mount Teide, in Tenerife, is an experience well worth it. For tips on how to do it, where to stay and how to survive, read on…... read more »
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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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4.25
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Destination: Vancouver
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Shopping
Some love the beach, others adore outdoor pursuits and some of us can't resist a bit of shopping and celebrity spotting. In Vancouver you can do all of these things and more on any budget!... read more »
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4
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Destination: Laos
Take one motorbike, three freshwater dolphins, seven kilometres of underground river and 4,000 islands, and imagine... one amazing, adventurous week in the south of Laos... read more »
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Looking for a skiing holiday with superb slopes, cosy chalets and outstanding apres action - without the queues endured at big resorts? Then head to La Rosiere, France's best-kept skiing secret... read more »
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4
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Destination: Japan
Trip type: Cultural
In the northernmost reaches of Japan lies Osorezan, or "Fear Mountain". Here, you can picnic with the dead and meet shaman priestesses, many of them blind, who commune with spirits... read more »
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4
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Destination: Ronda
One of Spain's oldest, most romantic cities, Ronda has grown up around the plunging gorge of El Tajo. Look down if you dare - then check out these ideas for what else to do and where to eat and stay... read more »
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3.75
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Destination: Crete
Trip type: Beach
The wild and wonderful south coast of Crete hides the kind of lovely, laidback little resorts that make you want to linger there all summer long... read more »
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3.8
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By: Kay
Turkey is a destination not to be missed. Sandy beaches and serene settings, what's your excuse?... read more »
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3
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Canaima National Park is 30,000 km² of jungle, waterfalls, rivers and grassland in Southern Venezuela. Read my journey through the dramatic landscape travelling by canoe and sleeping in a hammock... read more »
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Destination: Olympus, Litochoro
Trip type: Activity, Cultural, Spa
Greece’s highest mountain may appear intimidating at first glance - but the ascent is easier than it looks... read more »
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With its designer boutiques, top restaurants and luxury hotels, Courchevel 1850 is the winter playground of the rich – and a people-watching paradise for the not-so-rich. Here's how to enjoy it…... read more »
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The majesty of Italy’s lakes is nowhere more apparent than in Stresa, a gorgeous town of narrow winding streets overlooking Lake Maggiore and the three Borromean Islands.... read more »
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