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Destination: Dubai
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Spending a night in the dunes of Dubai is the ideal way for first-timers to get a taste of desert adventures... read more »
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Destination: St. Petersburg
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Few cities match the classical elegance of St Petersburg, built on a grand, romantic scale, with extravagant palaces, ornate churches and millions of artworks... read more »
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Destination: Dominican Republic
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Romance
Forget the all-inclusive reputation - the Dominican Republic now has some pretty hip hotels just waiting to be discovered ... read more »
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Destination: Mauritius
Trip type: Adventure, Eco, Winter Sun
Away from its famous beaches, Mauritius offers adventure aplenty, from quad biking through a deer park to trekking up mountains and ziplining across rivers ... read more »
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Destination: Bentota, Sri Lanka
Trip type: Activity
Ulpotha village, in the mountainous heartland of Sri Lanka, is the place to go to discover extreme yoga and enjoy a barefoot, sarong-clad break... read more »
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Destination: Havana
With music at every turn, you can't help but dance to the beat of the Cuban capital of Havana... read more »
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Nicki Grihault explores the idyllic lagoons, great diving and deserted beaches on the Indian Ocean island of Rodrigues... read more »
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Destination: Morocco
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Learn to wield an ice axe on Mount Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa and goal of every trekker to Morocco... read more »
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Northern Italy‚Äôs most glamorous lake, Como has inspired countless artists over the centuries and still makes the perfect base for a lazy, laidback weekend... read more »
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Destination: Bahamas
Trip type: Adventure, Winter Sun
The Bahamas have provided the backdrop for hundreds of movies, many of them on or under the water. Prepare to get wet in pursuit of Bond and beyond... read more »
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Destination: Aleppo
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
Stretching over 40 kilometres, the Aleppo souk in Syria is one of the largest covered markets in the world. Here's how to find the best buys...... read more »
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Destination: Puerto Rico, San Juan
Trip type: Nightlife
Spanish colonial buildings, hot nightlife and sassy people - just some of the ingredients that go to make up Puerto Rico's sizzling capital... read more »
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Destination: Rwanda, Kigali, Kibuye, Gisenyi
Trip type: Adventure
It's not every day you get up close and personal with a silverback in the middle of the jungle. No wonder David Attenborough nominated such an encounter one of his career highlights... read more »
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Trip type: Romance
In the romantic Kingdom of Bhutan, you'll find spas, gourmet cuisine and smiling faces as well as yaks, monasteries and mountains ... read more »
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No internet, no pollution, no hope for mobiles and no decisions about where to go for dinner - Namibia's the perfect place to get lost... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Activity
On a dance holiday in Barcelona, you can sample sightseeing and shopping in between salsa-ing to hot Latin beats ... read more »
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Destination: Ammassalik, Kulusuk
Trip type: Activity
Dog-sledging with Inuit hunters in Eastern Greenland is not for the faint-hearted, but it is carbon neutral and strangely addictive ... read more »
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Destination: Azores, Faial, Horta, Pico, Sao Jorge
Trip type: Adventure
Thanks to the recent introduction of a direct flight from the UK, the beautiful islands of the Azores are now easy to get to - and the rewards are fantastic, especially if you want to watch whales... read more »
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