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Some of the ceramic art from Ardmore

South Africa - a Natal Midlands Meander

Destination: Midlands Meander

South Africa’s Natal Midlands region is bursting with unique places to visit and is well worth devoting a couple of days of exploration to

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The Millennium Arch

Napier: an overlooked New Zealand gem

Destination: Napier

The small town of Napier on New Zealand's North Island is often ignored by travellers. This is a great shame as it is a charming place with a unique history

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Nohaval Cove, County Cork (© Tom Arnold)

Ireland's foodie haven: Kinsale and the Cork coast

Destination: County Cork

Great food and intriguing history, glorious scenery and hidden coves, arts, crafts and festivals – you'll find the lot when you explore the town of Kinsale and its surrounding countryside

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A long-tailed macaque cools off in the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Bali break: five unwind in Ubud

Destination: Ubud

The warm air smells of wet flowers, a chorus of frogs celebrates the end of the morning rainstorm and, as the sun bursts through the last of the clouds, the gardens of Ubud, in central Bali, wake up

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View across Cagliari, the buzzing capital city of Sardinia

Cagliari: Sardinian capital of the sea

Destination: Cagliari

Cagliari is Sardinia’s stunning capital city, perched on the rocks above a bustling port with the longest stretch of beach in Italy and guarded by medieval towers and walls

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Shopping in Cape Town: handmade crafts

Destination: Cape Town

Local crafts and handmade wares can be found in all corners of Cape Town. Here's where to buy the best and where you'll get good value

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A quiet lane in Oltrarno, where few tourists tread

The other side of Florence

Destination: Florence

Cross the Arno, leave the Uffizi and other famous landmarks of Florence behind, and enter a world of real shops, bars full of locals, traditional food and artisan workshops. This is the Oltrarno

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