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Elephants drinking on the banks of the Chobe river, Chobe National Park

Botswana on a budget

Destination: Chobe National Park

From the elephant herds of Chobe National Park to the hippo-rich waters of the Okavango Delta, Botswana is a playground for lovers of wildlife

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White asparagus, emmental and egg gallette

Vaison-la-Romaine: a perfect Provençal village

Destination: Vaison-la-Romaine

I have always dreamt of spending a year in Provence. Unfortunately for me, a week would have to suffice. Staying in the picture perfect village of Vaison-la-Romaine was some compensation though

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Chateau de Rohan, Josselin

Brittany: activity breaks and great places to visit

by malabar

Destination: Josselin

Brittany is full of wonderful places. Do you want chateaux, modern history, coarse fishing, water activities, walking and cycling? Or do you want to chill out and eat well? Brittany has it all

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Elephants at Old Mondoro

Zambia: where lions and tigers roam

by KOA

Destination: Zambia

Navigating round hippos, catching tiger fish, and getting up close and personal with elephants - it's all part of the experience when you're on safari in the Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia

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Devil's Marbles

Emus and euros in the Northern Territory

Take a road trip through Australia's Northern Territory, from Darwin to Alice Springs, and you'll have all sorts of weird and wonderful wildlife encounters en route

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The Cathedral Close

Exeter: history, shopping and eating

Destination: Exeter

Exeter, the historic capital city of Devon, has so much going for it that any visitor would be hard pressed to exhaust all the options during a weekend, or even a week. Read on for my recommendations

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 Sandy bottoms at Saint Gilles

Luxury camping with kids in the French Vendee

Destination: Vendee

Sunshine, a swimming pool with slides, a smoking barbeque, a glass of something, and a relaxed family. What more could anyone ask of a budget summer break?

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Shotgun shacks come with a bottle tree to drive away evil spirits

Paddle your own canoe down the mighty Mississippi

Destination: Mississippi

From sleeping in shotgun shacks virtually unchanged since cotton-pickin’ days to living with nature on the legendary Ol' Man River, Mississippi is a world away from America’s better-known states

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Dordogne: the gastronomic centre of France

Destination: Dordogne Valley

When you're in the Dordogne, you’re in the heart of la belle France, complete with majestic chateaux, unspoilt countryside and great cuisine

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The seal deal in North Wales

Destination: Island of Anglesey

Slip silently through the sea in a kayak and enjoy an accessible wildlife-watching experience off the coast of Anglesey in North Wales

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