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The Scenic Skyway at Katoomba and its wonderful views of the famous Three Sisters rock formations (© Scenic World)

On a high in Australia's Blue Mountains

by Lyn.Eyb

Destination: Katoomba

On Sydney's doorstep is one of Australia's most accessible wilderness areas, the Blue Mountains - well worth heading to for a breathtaking break from the city

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Samode Bagh - a Rajasthani secret garden

by rwicks

Destination: Rajasthan

In the most beautiful garden I've ever seen, the emerald feathers of a squawking parrot catch my eyes as I lift them from my notepad. I'm in India, in a place called Samode Bagh...

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There is little in the way of road traffic: transfers to and from the airport are by golf buggy.

Manihi: an irresistible escape in the South Pacific

by Annie

Destination: Manihi

Manihi in French Polynesia is a unique combination of the idylls of pure escapism: a largely undeveloped tropical paradise, but gilded with a touch of unassuming luxury that makes it hard to resist

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Mt Caernarvon views (north), Willow Springs

The sound of silence in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia

by zara

The Flinders Ranges offer some of the most stunning outback scenery in Australia and a chance to glimpse another way of life by staying on the sheep stations.

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Beach, Harris

Isle of Harris: paradise in the Outer Hebrides

Destination: Scotland

Silver sand beaches, azure seas and no crowds (except at church on Sundays) - that's what you'll find on the Isle of Harris, a world apart from anywhere you've ever been

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