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Oyster and mussel platforms, Ebro Delta

A taste of Spain: sampling seafood in the Ebro Delta

As simple pleasures go, eating heaps of the freshest oysters and mussels takes some beating. Add a few glasses of chilled cava and a view of the Med for a perfect day on Spain’s east-coast Ebro Delta

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View from the Summer Isles Hotel

Getting a taste for Scotland

Destination: Achiltibuie

Forget what you've heard about deep-fried Mars bars or tartan tins of shortbread. Achiltibuie, in the north-west of Scotland, is an unexpected foodie paradise. Just make sure you go in the summer

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Bridge near Whitewell

Bowland: empty promises fulfilled

Destination: Forest of Bowland

One of the UK's best-kept secrets, Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland has glorious countryside, fantastic fishing and birdwatching, plus fine food and wine - and no crowds

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Keeping watch on a Bristol Channel Island

Flat Holm: the Bristol Channel island

Destination: Cardiff

If you're searching for an island off the beaten tourist track, look no further than the UK's Bristol Channel. Here you will find Flat Holm, an undiscovered haven that's just waiting to be explored

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Wild horses graze at the foot of snow-topped Cotapaxi

Swimming with piranhas in Ecuador

Destination: Quito

Deep in the jungle of Ecuador is a community-run, lakeside lodge in Yasuni National Park, a biosphere reserve where the local wildlife includes 568 species of birds

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Don't miss the windows in St Thomas' church

Winchelsea weekend

by Janet21

Destination: Winchelsea

Winchelsea in East Sussex, on the brink of Romney Marsh, is a beautiful centre for anyone wanting to mix hiking and history or birdwatching and beer

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