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The glorious riverside at Coimbra, with the university on the hill behind

Coimbra's a cut above

Destination: Bussaco

It may be way off the usual tourist trail but that's all the more reason to love Portugal’s ancient capital of Coimbra and its beautiful surrounding countryside

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A taste of Peles castle

Transylvania: castles, culture and fang-free fun!

Destination: Transylvania

Transylvania: it's not all about Dracula, darkness and danger, you know! Visit during any season for a cultural and historical heaven - with some amazing scenery thrown in.

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Snowmobiling in the Arctic Circle

Destination: Murmansk

On an extreme snowmobile safari from Finland to the frozen wastes of Russia, a noisy 540cc beast soon becomes your new best friend

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Historic buildings line the river front in Namur

The beauty of the Belgian Ardennes

Destination: Namur

The pleasant little town of Namur makes the perfect base for exploring the Belgian Ardennes, a scenic region of steep river valleys, dense forests and historic sites aplenty

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Paro on market day

Bhutan: land of the thunder dragon

Destination: Bhutan

In the romantic Kingdom of Bhutan, you'll find spas, gourmet cuisine and smiling faces as well as yaks, monasteries and mountains

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Cool camping in Scotland

Destination: Scotland

In case you hadn't heard, camping's cool again - and you don't have to go far to pitch your newly trendy tent, because some of Europe's finest campsites are in Scotland

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Close encounters in Knysna

Destination: Knysna

If you go down to the woods of Knysna today you could be in for a big surprise - this part of South Africa is home to a population of forest elephants

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The bikes parked up outside Podebrady’s impressive chateau

Cycling in the Czech Republic

Destination: Bohemia

The Czech Republic might not be the obvious first choice when it comes to a cycling holiday, but the countryside round Prague is beautiful, friendly and full of well-marked trails

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Stunning walks in Murcia’s Sierra Espuña

Destination: Murcia

The peaks are high and the isolation splendid in one of Spain’s lesser-known walking destinations, the scenic Sierra Espuña in Murcia

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