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Windmills near Edam

Amsterdam and beyond - by bike

Destination: Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a fine city for a cultural trip, but when you've had your fill of galleries, do as the Dutch do: take to two wheels and head out of town. Bike rental is easy and so is the cycling

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Walking on water in Amsterdam

Destination: Amsterdam

Get beyond the tourist tat, the sex museum and the stands of brightly painted clogs, and you can discover a very different kind of Amsterdam, where water will guide your way

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The Sculpture Trail: stained-glass window

Take an English country break in the Forest of Dean

Destination: Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire's Forest of Dean is one of the UK's lesser-known but most beautiful forests. With oak woodland full of walking routes, cycle tracks and waterways, it makes for a great activity break

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Over the rooftops

Guernsey - an island escape on the UK's doorstep

Destination: Guernsey

Golden beaches, rolling hills, heavenly seafood - Guernsey has everything you could want from a far-flung island getaway. But this little slice of paradise is less than an hour's flight from the UK...

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The cycle path leading to the river via Torre del Oro

Romance and relaxation in southern Spain

Destination: Seville

The most romantic break of my life started with candlelit tapas and poolside sangria in Seville and ended in Extremadura, in a hotel so heart-breakingly beautiful we could barely step outside

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Sun, sea and more in the Seychelles

Destination: Seychelles

From big seeds to bigger tortoises, from bat stew to Creole curry, there's more to the Seychelles than just stunning beaches

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Oysters and romance in the Ile de Ré

Destination: Ile de Re

Loveliest of French islands, Ile de Ré has all the ingredients for an idyllic, laidback holiday. Think long sandy beaches, retro charm, friendly people and superb seafood. Who needs St Tropez?

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Falls of Dochart, Killin

Cycling the Lochs and Glens of Scotland

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Destination: Glasgow

When exploring the spectacular Trossachs National Park by train and bike, you can have your cake and eat it. In Aberfeldy and Glasgow, reward yourself in some of Scotland's best cafés

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Gloucester Tree - you can climb up to the lookout post

Trees, trails and tranquillity in Western Australia

Destination: Pemberton

Nestled in a quiet valley, four hours' drive south of Perth, lies the little town of Pemberton. Surrounded by forests of the world’s largest hardwood trees, it's the perfect spot for a romantic break

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Rovinj

Rovinj, Istria: so much to see and do, yet very chilled out

Destination: Rovinj

The pretty coastal town of Rovinj in Istria is such a chilled out place with cycling and easy boat travel. Hotel Park is in a superb location between the old town and Punte Corrente forest park

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