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5
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Destination: Isle of Mull
All at sea on the west coast of Scotland...what a wonderful place to be. The short break teeming with wildlife, walking, great food, equally great company and the best bit of all - relaxation... read more »
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The Galapagos Islands are high on most people's travel wish lists, and no wonder. The experience is massively rewarding - especially with creature comforts to return to at the end of each day... read more »
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4.8
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Destination: North Island
Escape the crowds on New Zealand's North Island and head east to discover rugged coastal scenery, deserted beaches, spectacular lakes and authentic Maori culture... read more »
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5
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With its quirky charm, its inspirational captain and its captivating story, the Falla shows the Great Barrier Reef as it deserves to be seen.... read more »
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Destination: Southampton
From quoits to bungee jumping, P&O's newest superliner, Ventura, offers a taste of Britain Noughties style, as it takes in the hotspots of the Mediterranean... read more »
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Destination: Lautoka
A holiday in Fiji tastes sweeter during Lautoka's annual Sugar Festival. Find out what else to do in Fiji's second city, where the locals sway to a Bollywood beat... read more »
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Destination: Katoomba, Sydney, Manly
Just because you're visiting Sydney as a backpacker doesn't mean you can't do romantic dates - try these three ideas for amorous outings that won't break the bank... read more »
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Destination: Sydney, Manly, Watsons Bay
Vivacious and vain, breezy and blithe, posing around its shimmering harbour. Sydney is a sun-kissed show-off with a whimsical grin... read more »
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Destination: Sydney
This guide is going out to those legions of skint backpackers Down Under, determined to make the most of their time in Sydney despite their shrinking wallets... read more »
#10/122
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4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Peru
Thinking of trekking Peru's Inca Trail? Find out how to prepare, what to pack and how to cope - and help maximise your chances of reaching Machu Picchu alive, healthy and (hopefully) smiling!... read more »
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Venture deep into the jungle, where monkeys clamber over ruined temples, and prepare to unleash your inner Mowgli on a magical adventure into the heart of the Mayan empire... read more »
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On a cruise of Alaska's Inside Passage, you'll find a land full of awe-inspiring scenery, fascinating native culture, historic Gold Rush-era towns and the occasional brown bear ... read more »
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4.75
(5 comments)
Forewarned is forearmed if you want to realise the dream of a stress-free holiday on the UK’s canals. Some of your most important decisions will be agreeing where to go and who to go with... read more »
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Taking a trip into the tropical rainforest of Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia's premier national park, is a chance to get back to basics and immerse yourself in all things wild and wonderful... read more »
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Destination: Bangkok, Chiang Mai
Looking for somewhere to stay in Thailand without blowing all your baht? Check out these backpacker gems in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Chang and Koh Phangan... read more »
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Sailing on a romantic, masted clipper ship is the perfect way to discover the delights of French Polynesia, from lush valleys to deep lagoons and sparkling waterfalls... read more »
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5
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Russia’s northern lakes are beautiful, serene and easily reached from St Petersburg. So why do so few foreigners take this magical trip?... read more »
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Destination: Valparaiso
It's described as the Jewel of the Pacific, but you will need strong shoes, a head for heights and help from an unusual means of transport – the 'ascensores' – to get up Valparaíso's 42 hills... read more »
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Destination: Beijing
Avoid the stressful haggling of Yashow and the tourist crowds of the Silk Market in Beijing. Instead, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, stay and find a real bargain in the Chinese capital... read more »
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Stretch those sea legs and say so long to stress, with a cruise around the riverside hostelries of East Anglia ... read more »
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