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A therapist hangs out by the lake, Ulpotha

A yoga retreat in Sri Lanka

Destination: Bentota

Ulpotha village, in the mountainous heartland of Sri Lanka, is the place to go to discover extreme yoga and enjoy a barefoot, sarong-clad break

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A view from the Hamilton Estate

Nevis: a hidden gem

Destination: Nevis

Palm-fringed beaches, lush rainforest and pretty plantation houses converted into romantic hotels - the Caribbean island of Nevis has all the classic ingredients for an idyllic honeymoon

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The Breakers

Live like a local in Palm Beach, Florida

by gcasale

Destination: Palm Beach

With its benign climate and pristine beaches, Palm Beach is a popular destination. To get an edge on other tourists, follow the advice of a local. Here's where to stay, shop, eat, drink and shop

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A giraffe in Kruger National Park, South Africa

South Africa: a solo traveller's guide

Destination: Johannesburg

Travelling alone in South Africa could not be easier. Using the Baz Bus route for backpackers, I visited Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Durban, Lesotho and the Drakensburg Mountains

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Town band, Corso Umberto

Taormina: a marriage made in heaven

Destination: Taormina

With its romantic setting high above popular Sicilian beaches, Taormina is Italy’s favourite wedding destination. Its medieval charm, restaurants and views of Moun Etna are a winning formula

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Take a new look at Newquay

by tiwo

Destination: Newquay

Newquay hits the headlines in summer for its waves and wild parties. But visitors also flock to this Cornish gem for the ocean walks and views, historic hotels and the Britain's best fish and chips

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Relaxing in a hammock at Leybato

A slice of paradise in magical Leybato

by ademba

Destination: Gambia

A hidden oasis on the Gambian coast of west Africa, laid-back Leybato offers a cold drink and a comfy hammock around every corner

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Cable Car views

Langkawi - a budget-friendly jewel in the sea off Malaysia

Destination: Langkawi

Eagle spotting, Cable-car riding and beach lounging on a backpacker's budget in Malaysia's Langkawi

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Punta Cana Beach, Dominican Republic

Five of the best Caribbean beaches (each with a top hotel)

Destination: Caribbean

No need to wade through brochures and guidebooks. Here is my short cut to finding five appealing but affordable Caribbean hotels, all with direct access to a perfect beach that ticks all the boxes

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The Royal Pavilion

Brighton Rocks - a seaside break in England

Destination: Brighton

Brighton - this super-cool city by the sea has something for everyone; from the arts and culture to clubbing and pubbing....

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