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#1/17
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 »
#2/17
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Iceland is delightfully surprising; it's pristine and beautiful, friendly and quirky. In summer, the sun never sets, and there’s plenty to do, whether you're feeling sporty, lazy or just plain hungry... read more »
#3/17
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Churchill
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Every year, as the ice freezes on Hudson Bay, polar bears gather near the town of Churchill in northern Canada. On my first day, I saw 10 or 12 of them – plus an abundance of other arctic wildlife... read more »
#4/17
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Venture to Australia’s Top End between April and October, and you can enjoy Darwin at its sunny, lively best, with everything from jumping crocodiles to didgeridoo drum 'n' bass... read more »
#5/17
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Borneo is a land of mystery, an exotic, untamed destination. Following the headhunters' trail makes for a uniquely cultural experience, as modern life merges gently with ancient customs... read more »
#6/17
Rating:
4.4
(5 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?... read more »
#7/17
Rating:
4.333335
(6 comments)
Destination: Halong Bay
Halong Bay, Vietnam - a serene sea with thousands of limestone pinnacles and outcrops, stunning scenery, caves and a floating village. Read about my totally magical and surreal experience ... read more »
#8/17
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
While New Zealand's South Island tourists' flock to Queenstown and Fiordland, the Southern Scenic Route leads to a haven of peace and quiet on the Catlins coast... read more »
#9/17
Rating:
3.75
(4 comments)
Destination: Iceland, Reykjavik
In winter, Iceland is a natural wonderland, with frozen waterfalls, steaming geysers and swirly Northern Lights. Plus you get to go on day trips with an ice-pick - how cool is that?... read more »
#10/17
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Pemberton, Perth
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Nestled in a quiet valley, four hours' drive south of Perth, lies the little town of Pemberton. Surrounded by forests of the world’s largest hardwood trees, it's the perfect spot for a romantic break... read more »
#11/17
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Bali, Sanur
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Beach
The water is warm, the corals are magnificent and marine life is varied and abundant. What are you waiting for? Bali has a large number of dive sites to be explored... read more »
#12/17
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Antarctica
Visit Antarctica, a stunning part of the world barely touched by man, and come away with the memories and pictures that other people only dream about... read more »
#13/17
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
Destination: Chiang Mai
Trip type: Adventure, Eco, Honeymoon
At the Elephant Nature Park, near Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, you get to scrub an elephant's back, feed it dinner and help out a good cause... read more »
#14/17
Rating:
0
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Destination: Mississippi
Trip type: Adventure, Eco
From sleeping in shotgun shacks virtually unchanged since cotton-pickin’ days to living with nature on the legendary Ol' Man River, Mississippi is a world away from America’s better-known states... read more »
#15/17
Rating:
0
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Adventure, Winter Sun
South Africa offers plenty of guided options to see its spectacular animals, but sometimes the unexpected wildlife encounters can be just as thrilling... read more »
#16/17
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0
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With its steel-blue waters and soaring mountains, Milford Sound in New Zealand draws 500,000 visitors a year, travelling by boat and car. The best way to see it is on foot, hiking the Milford Track... read more »
#17/17
Rating:
3.5
(6 comments)
The Yucatan Peninsula is a must-see on many a traveller's list. Safe, beautiful, and incredibly varied, the region offers many riches beyond the crowds of Cancun... read more »
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