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Downtown Flagstaff

Fun in Flagstaff: get your kicks on Route 66

by joe9t8

Destination: Flagstaff

Whether you want to chase storms, scale the Grand Canyon, dig up trouble at a meteor crater or just search for extraterrestrial life, it’s all on the dusty doorstep of Flagstaff, USA

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Our 4x4 overlooking part of the Adrar plateau

A taste of unknown Africa in Mauritania

Destination: Mauritania

Mauritania is the little-known jewel in west Africa’s crown - a country of exceptional and diverse natural beauty, with a rich cultural heritage to boot

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The impressive red rock landscape around Sedona

Taking a spin in Sedona

Destination: Sedona

When you want to explore the beautiful red rock country of Sedona in Arizona, there's only one way to do it in style: riding high on the back of a Hummer

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Facing the rapid head on

Adrenalin adventure: Rafting the rapids of the Grand Canyon

Looking for the ultimate adrenalin rush? How about white water rafting down the Grand Canyon, Arizona? The Colorado boasts 160 rapids, one with a 37 foot drop. Hold on tight for the trip of your life!

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Quad biking desert adventures offer spectacular thrills and scenery

Red Sea adventures

Destination: Egypt

Why waste time lying in the sun? From quad-biking to snorkelling, there are plenty of ways to get an adrenaline fix in one of Egypt’s newest beach resorts

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Chile: adventures in the Atacama

Destination: Chile

Lakes, llamas and lunar landscapes - head to San Pedro de Atacama in Chile and you'll find one of the world's greatest adventure destinations

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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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Business and bling in Dubai

Destination: Dubai

It’s glamorous, some think over the top, but there’s no denying there are few places in the Middle East as good as Dubai when it comes to mixing business with pleasure

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The Desert Express

Namibia – the wildlife and the wilderness

Destination: Windhoek

Namibia is a country of extreme wild beauty, unique landscapes and, of course, wildlife. But it’s not all about the big five; Namibia is where the desert comes alive – if you know where to look...

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The El Mouradi Palace got the thumbs-up from us!

Tunisia: culture, history and 'Only Fools and Horses'

Destination: Tunisia

Seeking a destination that’s easy to reach, not too harsh on your bank account and offers something for almost everyone? Try Tunisia! (Just watch out for the country’s many answers to Del Boy)

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