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Destination: Cusco
Booking the Inca Trail through a UK operator is not the only way. Use a local company in Peru and you can save money – and the trail's future. Here, I explode the myths and tell you how to do it... read more »
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The ancient city of Persepolis, 'half the world' in Esfehan, and some of the friendliest people in the world await the intrepid visitor to ancient Persia... read more »
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Destination: Tehran, Istanbul
Iran may seem like an unusual travel destination, but taking the Trans-Asia Express from Istanbul to Tehran gives a real sense of travelling to a different world... read more »
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Destination: Langkawi
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year
Eagle spotting, Cable-car riding and beach lounging on a backpacker's budget in Malaysia's Langkawi... read more »
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Destination: Hong Kong
Filled with authentic old-style Chinese culture and food, Kowloon is a place tour guides don't mention--but it has sights and tastes that can't be missed... read more »
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Destination: Wanaka
An extended holiday or a career change - whatever you choose, training to be a snowboard instructor will change your life. Here's how one person did it in Wanaka, New Zealand... read more »
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Canaima National Park is 30,000 km² of jungle, waterfalls, rivers and grassland in Southern Venezuela. Read my journey through the dramatic landscape travelling by canoe and sleeping in a hammock... read more »
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A backpacker's guide to Japan on the cheap... read more »
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A guide to one of the most beautiful islands in Thailand - Koh Tao. Great beaches, fantastic food, friendly locals and some of the clearest waters in the world... read more »
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Sydney to Perth on the Indian Pacific is one of the world's great rail journeys – 3,000 miles taking in vast deserts, mountain ranges, tiny ghost towns and some the finest cities you'll ever see.... read more »
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The Great Ocean Road in Victoria offers some of the most spectacular and iconic scenery in the world ... read more »
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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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Campervanning in New Zealand is the most flexible way to see the country's spectacular landscape, while combining your wheels, bedroom and dining room in one nifty package!... read more »
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Edinburgh is classed as a tourist city by most – but who lives there for most of the year outside the holidays? Students. Take your cue from them to enjoy Scotland's capital city with limited funds... read more »
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Destination: Ios, Cyclades, Greece
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year, Nightlife
Always overlooked Ios is the original Greek party island offering a vibrant and bohemian nightlife, yet still retaining everything that makes it typically Greek... read more »
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Destination: Beachcomber Island
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Gap Year
Beachcomber Island in Fiji is one of those paradise islands that dreams are made of: golden sands, blue seas and a place where you would love to get castaway... read more »
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Based on 10 years personal experience of the resort, reviewed is the ski/snowboard tuition, places to stay, eat, shop, drink as well as places to relax after a hard days workout... read more »
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Taking Spanish lessons in Costa Rica can be a great prelude to any adventure in Central or South America and is essential for ensuring that you get the most out of your travels... read more »
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Destination: Chiang Mai
From a Thai take on English breakfast to a rooftop bar where you can watch the stars, here are the places a hungry backpacker in Chiang Mai needs to know... read more »
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Destination: Puerto Madryn
Trip type: Adventure, Gap Year
Argentinean Patagonia is the place to head for fantastic whale-watching and some unexpected Welsh connections... read more »
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