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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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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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Fancy a dip in the Mermaid Pool?

A short trip to Cornwall's stunning Lizard Peninsula

Destination: Lizard

If you only have a few days to spend on Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula, follow my advice on where to stay, where to find the best Cornish pasty and which stunning sights you must see

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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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Cooling off in the sea!

England - a thrilling weekend in Northumberland

by sbritt

Destination: Holy Island

The combination of an exciting horse ride on the unspoilt beach of Holy Island, a cosy B&B and an excellent night out proved to be a fabulous introduction to the north east of England

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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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13. View of Hotel Villa Ducale room 10's balcony and Giardini Naxos bay.

A romantic break in Taormina, Sicily

Destination: Taormina

If you are looking for a romantic break in characteristic Taormina read my guide where I tell you what to see, where to stay and where to eat

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You CAN have a frugal holiday, in Tenerife.

Destination: Tenerife

If someone had told me I'd be spending two weeks in Tenerife and loving the peace and tranquility, I'd have fallen off my sequinned stillettos and gone back to watching re-runs of Benidorm on Skyplus.

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Mt. Tiede

The Canary Islands: A Volcanic Masterpiece

Destination: Tenerife

Sprinkeld just west of Moroccan shores, the sun-kissed, pleasantly tempered Canary Islands abound in natural, cultural and archaeological wonders.

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