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Rating:
4.8
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Destination: Montserrat
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Eco
A visit to the tiny island of Montserrat gives a glimpse of a totally unspoilt Caribbean, as well as the chance to experience life in the shadow of an active volcano ... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: North Wales
A day at the seaside in Anglesey can deliver more than just rock pools and sandcastles. Coasteering, with no rules and no real skills required, is an exciting new way to explore the island's coast... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Fraser Island
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Eco
With hardly any roads and an awful lot of wildlife, Fraser Island off Queensland, Australia, is not for timid townies. If you love nature, take a 4x4 tour and go camping – or take the luxury option... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Devon
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Rugged and appealing, the coast of North Devon has beaches for surfers, beaches for families and ‘secret’ beaches only the locals know about...... read more »
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5
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Bursting with energy and looking for somewhere to work it all off? Check out this guide to five English adventure centres, where you can try your hand at anything from archery to dragon boating... read more »
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Rating:
5
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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 »
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Rating:
5
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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 »
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Rating:
4
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The Tsitsikamma Park, or "place of many waters", offered us the perfect opportunity to explore the beauties of South Africa's Garden Route, with a two day hike around this marine heritage coastline... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Berchtesgaden is a small town nestling in the Bavarian Alps and is surrounded by mountains and lakes that offer visitors a variety of activities whatever the season, here is the best of summer...... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Sihanoukville
Trip type: Beach
Where on earth can you combine deep fried spiders, picturesque coastlines, Buddhist temples and the chance to try your hand at fire-breathing? Answer: Sihanoukville, Cambodia... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Koh Samet
Trip type: Beach
A short bus-ride from Bangkok brings you to the island of Koh Samet, where the superb beaches offer a perfect break from life in the big city... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Singapore
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There’s more to Singapore than Raffles. Here's how to get the best of southeast Asia’s smallest nation when you’re on a stopover ... read more »
#13/27
Rating:
4
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Marketed as the English Riviera, the towns of Torquay, Brixham and Paignton are a little bit of seaside heaven in Devon... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Bled
The best way to see what Slovenia has to offer is to get involved in the great outdoors. There are amazing fishing streams and challenging rock faces in stunning settings ... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Kaikoura
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
The waters just off the coast of Kaikoura in New Zealand are the perfect place to discover the delights of diving with dusky dolphins... read more »
#16/27
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Sunshine, a swimming pool with slides, a smoking barbeque, a glass of something, and a relaxed family. What more could anyone ask of a budget summer break?... read more »
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Rating:
3.666665
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Destination: Ibiza
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
I’ve swum with dolphins in the Bahamas, stayed in the Amanjena in Marrakesh and floated in the Dead Sea in Jordan. But for me, Ibiza has the real magic.... read more »
#18/27
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Tenerife
Trip type: Family
Can’t afford Mauritius or the Caribbean this year? Try Tenerife for sunshine and luxury closer to home - and without the long-haul price tag... read more »
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Rating:
3
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Destination: Puerto Rico
Trip type: Beach
On the tiny island of Vieques, in Puerto Rico, you can float in a phosphorescent bay and chill out on one of the Caribbean's top 10 beaches... read more »
#20/27
Rating:
2.5
(4 comments)
Destination: New Zealand, Rotorua, Taupo
Trip type: Adventure, Gap Year, Spa
Things get pretty steamy in the area round Rotorua, a hotbed of geothermal activity on New Zealand’s North Island. And however impressive you expect it to be, the reality is even better... read more »
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