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The golden sands of Agrigento - still radiant in October

Seeking out Sicily's highlights on a driving tour

Destination: Agrigento

A driving tour of the Mediterranean's biggest island is a challenging but rewarding way to get under the skin of Sicily's stunning scenery. Grab a map and get on the road

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Colourful buildings in Tirana

Albania: bedazzled, not bunkered

Destination: Tirana

A week's budget travel by bus - with the occasional splurge - in Albania. Castles, ancient sites, historic towns and beaches create a heady mix of adventure

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Interior of Hotel Plaza Colon, Granada

Nicaragua - Central America's best kept secret

Destination: Nicaragua

Nicaragua is Central America's best kept secret. It offers volcanoes, lakes, culture and beaches. It will appeal particularly to the independent traveller and to all budgets

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Mountain villages on Santo Antao Island

Exploring Cape Verde and meeting the Sheriff of Nottingham

Destination: Sal

Island-hopping and trekking in the Cape Verde Islands: a funky fusion of African hospitality, Latin American music, Caribbean-style beaches and Portuguese heritage

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Olympic City 1984, surrounded city 1992-1995

The Spirit of Sarajevo: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Destination: Sarajevo

Find out about Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This cosmopolitan city has poignant reminders of a violent past, enterprising museums and a thriving social life.

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Barbados for that extra special honeymoon

Destination: Holetown

Barbados is an incredible location and a real assault on your five senses but is it great as a honeymoon destination?

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 Neoclassical houses add to the natural beauty of Symi

Secret Symi: the best island in Greece?

by jon

Destination: Symi

Stunning scenery, fabulous food, the most welcoming people... and not a single replica football shirt! So don't tell anybody about the Greek island of Symi - we'll keep it to ourselves, OK?

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Sveti Jovan Church at Kaneo

The clear blue waters of Lake Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia

Destination: Republic of Macedonia

Find out about the Republic of Macedonia's lake resort. Here cultural attractions are complemented by tempting bars and restaurants, seasoned with the friendliness of the locals

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