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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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Destination: Oslo, Norway
Trip type: Activity, Cultural, Family
It’s a country known for fjords, midnight sun and blue-eyed blondes – and for extortionate prices, but don’t let that put you off. There are ways to see Norway on a budget... read more »
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5
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Destination: Tavira, Olhao
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
As the plane drops down into Faro, you catch a tantalising glimpse of them – the offshore islands of the Algarve. With their beaches, dunes, lagoons and seafood restaurants, the "Ilhas" are idyllic ... read more »
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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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Destination: Cusco
If you want to avoid the Inca Trail crowds on your way to Macchu Picchu, Peru, there is a more challenging way: try hiking up and down mountains and camping in the open on the Salkantay Trail... read more »
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Destination: Sydney
Camping on an island in Sydney Harbour isn't just a great way to save money - it also guarantees you a hell of a view. And it's not the only way to enjoy the city without breaking the bank...... read more »
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4.4
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Castles and art, boats and golf, southern Brittany has it all! ... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Sweden, Stockholm
Taking a kayak trip round the islands of St Anna's archipelago, in Sweden, is a real wilderness adventure, as you choose your own route, camp wherever you like and cook up feasts over an open fire... read more »
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4.333335
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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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4.25
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Destination: Chamonix
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Summer in Chamonix can be just as exhilarating as the ski season. Follow my advice to find out you can experience its great ridges and summits without spending hundreds on a guide...... read more »
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Destination: Slovenia
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
A breathtaking walking tour across the majestic Italian and Slovenian Alps is sure to leave you in peak condition. Just don't look down...... read more »
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The volcanic Big Island of Hawaii is a bubbling mass of natural beauty in the Pacific Ocean. Here's my advice on how to find the best waves and waterfalls – and the tastiest banana pancakes... read more »
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Camping in the middle of the Tanzanian Serengeti with nothing but a thin canvas between you and who-knows-what is beyond exciting... read more »
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4
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Castleton may be a well known centre for outdoors adventure, but it’s also a great base camp for a relaxing weekend in the glorious Peak District... read more »
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4
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The Brittany and Loire-Atlantique border contains a delightful blend of history,chateaux,seaside and salt marshes. With car,campervan or tent you'll be well catered for. Read my guide to find out.... read more »
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4
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Destination: Southport, Hornsea, York
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Are you up for a challenge? Why not have a UK adventure holiday with a difference and cycle or walk the width of England along the Trans Pennine Trail... read more »
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Looking for the ultimate adrenalin rush? How about white water rafting down the Grand Canyon, Arizona? The Colorado boasts 160 rapids, one with a 37 foot drop. Hold on tight for the trip of your life!... read more »
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3.5
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Whilst the crunch continues, staycations have proved to be a popular choice this summer. So why should you consider North Wales for your budget break?... read more »
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3
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Destination: Croyde
Trip type: Activity, Beach
South-west England is awash with places claiming to be surf heaven. Croyde Bay in North Devon is the genuine article, with a perfect beach, great waves, sheltering dunes – and a quiet village... read more »
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3
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Stunning beaches, rugged mountain scenery and great food, the island of Corsica packs it all in. It's also superb for camping so a two-week holiday needn't break the bank... read more »
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