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Highway 1's route through Big Sur

Cruising California’s Highway 1

Destination: California

One of the world’s most spectacular road journeys, Highway 1 hugs the Californian coastline. The stretch from San Francisco to LA makes for a great road trip, so rent a convertible and get exploring

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Street stall in Genoa's medieval quarter

Genoa: a city on the up

Destination: Genoa

Edgy and elegant, Genoa is for travellers who like their Italian destinations less than perfect

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Interior view of Canterbury Cathedral (© Britain On View)

Canterbury: a pilgrim's place

by Lyn.Eyb

Destination: Canterbury

With cobbled streets, a beautiful cathedral, and a fine castle just down the road, history comes alive in the city of Canterbury

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Waterproofs are provided

North Berwick and Bass Rock: a great day out from Edinburgh

Destination: North Berwick

Bounce off the waves in a high speed boat on the way to Bass Rock, see gannets, seals and puffins, and enjoy a great pub lunch in North Berwick - all within an hour of the Scottish capital

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Sand, sea and golf

Ras Al Khaimah: the expectant emirate

Destination: United Arab Emirates

Little-known Ras Al Khaimah has plans as grand as Dubai. Catch it now, while it remains the most traditional emirate in the UAE

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The dramatic ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle

Cycling along the northeast coast of England

by cbaird

Destination: Northumberland

The scenic cycle route that runs from Newcastle to Berwick-upon-Tweed makes a great weekend break, passing beautiful beaches, pretty villages and dramatic castles as it winds along the coast

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The view from Points South

Driving the Great Ocean Road, Australia

by msjoyce

Destination: Apollo Bay

It is one of the most famous drives in the world, with its views of Australia's south-east coast, crashing ocean and the Twelve Apostles. Add a luxury cottage and fine food, and great is the word

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The seemingly endless sandy beach at De Panne, backed by the grassy dunes

Beside the seaside in Belgium

Destination: Ostende

The Belgian coast doesn't spring instantly to mind when you think of beach destinations - but it's well worth a visit, with endless dunes, unspoiled nature reserves and some quirky sights

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England's best family hotels

Destination: Watford

Looking for a family-friendly hotel in England? Whether you're after grand, urban, fairytale, rural or coastal, you'll find one to suit here

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Culzean Castle and Country Park, South Ayrshire, West Coast Scotland - a five minute drive from Turnberry

Beyond Open golf: discover Turnberry in Scotland

by jay

Destination: Turnberry

There's more to Turnberry than just golf. You can go walking, cycling, horse riding, malt whisky tasting, salmon fishing, sailing and castle bagging. Thats just for starters.

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