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Montenegro coastline

Montenegro: the real pearl of the Adriatic

Destination: Kotor

With clean sandy beaches, well-preserved old towns and a coastline every bit as dramatic as Croatia's, it can only be a matter of time before the tourist hordes rediscover the magic of Montenegro

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The volcanic island of Ometepe in Nicaragua

Volcanic adventure in Nicaragua

Destination: Nicaragua

The secret volcanic island of Ometepe is a secret haven of Latin American culture and nature, ringed by a shark-infested lake and tucked away in the heart of Nicaragua

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Wading through Eli Creek.

Off-road adventure on Fraser Island

by Sadhbh

Destination: Fraser Island

With hardly any roads and an awful lot of wildlife, Fraser Island off Queensland, Australia, is not for timid townies. If you love nature, take a 4x4 tour and go camping – or take the luxury option

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Test your vertigo on the Canopy Walk

Jungle adventures in Taman Negara

Taking a trip into the tropical rainforest of Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia's premier national park, is a chance to get back to basics and immerse yourself in all things wild and wonderful

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The Argentiere Glacier

DIY Alpine adventures in Chamonix

by cayteye

Destination: Chamonix

Summer in Chamonix can be just as exhilarating as the ski season. Follow my advice to find out you can experience its great ridges and summits without spending hundreds on a guide...

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Pantelleria: Italy tasting like Africa

Destination: Pantelleria

This volcanic island off Sicily boasts remote rocky beaches, thermal spas, vineyards and a cuisine that blends Italian and North African flavours. Here is a guide to local dishes and where to eat them

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Groot Constantia

South Africa - the green side of Cape Town

Destination: Cape Town

There's so much more to Cape Town than the city and the waterfront. Travel south around Table Mountain, where a green and pleasant land of nature reserves, forests and vineyards awaits you

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Balancing Rocks

Footsteps of bushmen: Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa

Destination: KwaZulu-Natal

The Drakensberg Mountains that dominate the landscape of much of the Kwa Zulu Natal region of South Africa are home to examples of San Bushmen cave paintings and are a great place for a hike!

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Jagged crests above Formigal

The Spanish Pyrenees: fun for all seasons

by Drifter

Destination: Jaca

The south-facing slopes of the Spanish Pyrenees are heaven for lovers of the great outdoors, with stunning scenery providing the backdrop for a wide range of adventurous activities all year round

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Cwmcarn Forest Visitor Centre

Cwmcarn Forest, Wales: outdoor fun for all the family

by Harri

Destination: Newport

Offering world-class mountain biking, hiking, and a stunningly located campsite, Cwmcarn Forest is truly a Mecca for the outdoor aficionado. There’s plenty for the kids to do as well . . .

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