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Gingerbread house

Brilliant Basel - don't miss the Swiss

Destination: Basel

However you pronounce it, Basel in Switzerland is pretty much the perfect continental city break

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Beachside in Tulum

Beyond Cancun: lesser-known Yucatan

by LRevans

Destination: Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula is a must-see on many a traveller's list. Safe, beautiful, and incredibly varied, the region offers many riches beyond the crowds of Cancun

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The main square in the old city, Salvador

Nowhere does carnival quite like Salvador

Destination: Salvador

Forget Venice, New Orleans and Notting Hill - if you really want to experience the most vibrant, most exciting of carnivals, you need to head to the city of Salvador, in Brazil's Bahia region

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Gualeguaychu: the 'other' Carnival

Destination: Argentina

The sleepy riverside town of Gualeguaychu, north of Buenos Aires, bursts into life every weekend from January to March – the second-largest Carnival in Latin America, after Rio de Janeiro's

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House music at Carnaval

Party time in Recife

Destination: Recife

Recife has shed its iffy reputation to become one of northeast Brazil’s key tourist attractions. Visit during carnival and discover a city brimming with colour, culture and caipirinhas

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