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Samos (© sargasso-travelimages.com)

Samos: a greener Greek island

Destination: Samos

Green hills, blue water and white pebble beaches make Samos a magnet for walkers and beach bums alike

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The amazing Roman bridge that still carries traffic today, two thousand years after it was built

Rimini: much more than a beach holiday

Destination: Rimini

Rimini may be well known as Italy’s major ‘sun, sea and fun’ destination, but there is another side to this popular and historic city that is too often missed by visitors

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Cruising along the Gota Canal (Rederiaktiebolaget Gota Kanal)

Midnight sun on a Swedish canal trip

Destination: Gothenburg

The canals that link Gothenburg and Stockholm, the North Sea and the Baltic, come alive when turn-of-the-century boats cruise along them, in a river trip unlike any other in Europe

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The ruins of Pompeii with Mount Vesuvius lurking menacingly in the background

Pompeii: a city risen from the ashes

Destination: Pompeii

Nowhere else on earth gives as vivid an insight as Pompeii into how ordinary people lived 2,000 years ago - or shows so graphically how they died

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Maya temple at Tulum

All Inclusive on Mexico's Mayan Riviera

Destination: Yucatan Peninsula

Fancy yourself as Indiana Jones exploring lost cities and lush jungle but without the leaches, bugs and hardship? Try an all inclusive holiday on Mexico's Caribbean coast

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Gulf of Corinth (© sargasso-travelimages.com)

Ancient Greece in your own time

Destination: Olympia

Taking coach tours to visit three of the greatest sights of ancient Greece is too much of a rush - better to travel at your own pace, for more time to see the sights and soak up the atmosphere

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Sabratha - 4th century theatre

Cruising Libya’s ancient cities

by Harry B

Destination: Libya

For lovers of classical history, a cruise along the North African coast is an ideal way to explore the Greco-Roman sites of Libya, from Leptis Magna and Sabratha to Ptolemais and Cyrene

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Few ever get to see all of Rome

Rome: off the beaten track in the city's ancient centre

Destination: Rome

A Roman holiday, whether romancing by the Tiber or standing fast with the gladiators, always excites and fascinates. My guide shows how to see the ancient centre without paying top tourist prices

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Bougainvillea-clad walls

Old and new on the Turkish Riviera

Destination: Antalya

Rich in history and archaeological sites, Antalya, on the coast of Turkey, is also a paradise for late-night party people

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The arches of the Mezquita mosque-cathedral

Cordoba: city of caliphs and kings

Destination: Cordoba

The narrow, winding streets of Cordoba's Old City hide treasures from a splendid past at the heart of European culture

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