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Mt. Tiede

The Canary Islands: A Volcanic Masterpiece

Destination: Tenerife

Sprinkeld just west of Moroccan shores, the sun-kissed, pleasantly tempered Canary Islands abound in natural, cultural and archaeological wonders.

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Cross Street, Abergavenny

Fine food and mountain biking in Abergavenny

Destination: Abergavenny

If you're in need of a break from hectic city life, why not spend a weekend exploring the Welsh market town of Abergavenny by mountain bike, then indulging yourself in a gastropub or fine restaurant

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Montego Bay

Get out and about in Montego Bay

Destination: Montego Bay

Most people visiting Montego Bay in Jamaica hide themselves away in all-inclusive hotels, but there's plenty to discover if you get out and about

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A goddess in the exotic garden.

Eze: the 'eagle's nest' high above the Côte d'Azur, France

Destination: Eze

Within striking distance of Nice and Monaco, the mountain-top village of Eze is a quiet refuge with superb views, an old church, flower-decked houses and an exotic garden filled with statues

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Sunset and palm trees in Split

Split - The Real Pearl of the Croatian Adriatic.

Destination: Split

Head away from the Dubrovnik crowds and you'll discover that Byron's 'pearl of the Adriatic' moniker applies equally well to Dalmatia’s largest city, Split

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Followed by Minnie the Minx

Dundee - city of Antarctic adventurers and comic book capers

Destination: Dundee

What have Desperate Dan and Captain Scott got in common? The answer is Dundee, so if you think Scotland’s fourth city has little going for it, other than a history of boiling marmalade, think again

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The perfect right-hander at Cabadelo, just south of Figuera da Foz, does its thing for locals and travellers alike

Atlantic adventures in Portugal

Destination: Aveiro

With boards waxed and boardshorts packed, surfers head to Portugal’s wave-rich coast for the ultimate European surf odyssey

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Solomon’s Pillars deep in the geological Timna Park provide a spectacular natural backdrop

Israel: adventures in the Holy Land

Destination: Eilat

Glorious sunshine, tropical seas, beautiful beaches and more culture than you can poke a stick at. Welcome to Eilat and the real Israel

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The Civic Opera Building, Chicago

Afloat and looking up in Chicago

by deehuff

Destination: Chicago

Seeing Chicago, Illinois, from the river is completely different from seeing it at street level. You get a clearer picture of the city and the architectural tour displays its past through buildings

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Buenos Aires: where to stay, eat and play

Destination: Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is South America's great foodie playground, saturated in sophistication and pulsating constantly to the beat of the tango

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