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Kalymnos: adrenaline island

Destination: Kalimnos

For climbers and divers, Kalymnos is the most exciting island in Greece - but if you just want to lie on the beach, that's cool too

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One of the geodesic domes at Fforest

Cardigan without the sweat

Destination: Cardigan

The Fforest campsite near Cardigan, on the west coast of Wales, is the perfect place to unwind, and an ideal base from which to explore the area

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Manínska tiesňava gorge ii)

Sulovske Skaly: the "rock city" of Slovakia

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Destination: Slovakia

Climb, hike and cycle among the rock towers, gorges and ravines of this beautiful but unknown part of Slovakia - but hurry before everyone else discovers Sulovske Skaly too

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Fire and Water Volcanoes, Guatemala

Conquering the Pacaya volcano

Destination: Antigua Guatemala

Climbing up Mesoamerica’s most active volcano at Pacaya, in Guatemala, is tough, but an experience not to be missed - especially the trip down

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View from Underscar Manor

Indulge yourself in the Lake District

Destination: Keswick

The area round Keswick and Derwent Water, one of the loveliest parts of the Lake District, is just as good for lovers of good food and comfortable hotels as it is for walkers and climbers

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The Snowdon Mountain Railway is the easy way to the summit - but book in advance for a seat

Snowdonia: exploring the Welsh mountains

North Wales not only has some of the most dramatic scenery in Britain, it also boasts pretty villages, historic towns, medieval castles, and a real welcome in the Snowdonia hillsides!

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Skiary and Loch Hourn

The middle of nowhere: Scotland’s wildest guesthouse

Destination: Invergarry

An hour and a half from the nearest train station, two hours from the nearest city, and not even accessible by road, Skiary lives up to the claim of being Britain’s most remote b&b

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Mount Teide, Tenerife: Spain's highest mountain

On top of the world in Tenerife

Destination: Tenerife

It is Spain's highest mountain, and a dormant volcano too – but climbing Mount Teide, in Tenerife, is an experience well worth it. For tips on how to do it, where to stay and how to survive, read on…

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Climbing region in Languedoc

Languedoc-Roussillon: Provence’s lively neighbour

Destination: Languedoc-Roussillon

The slightly neglected Languedoc-Roussillon region of France offers much for thrill-seekers, with just as much culture, beauty and fantastic wine as Provence

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The limestone pinnacles of the Tsingy are exceedingly sharp

Madagascar rocks

The dramatic World Heritage Site of Tsingy Bemarara in Madagascar is one of the most unique landscapes in the world

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