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Another mountain pass, Route 62

Cape Route 62 - avoiding the Garden Route crowds

Destination: Cape Town

Setting off on a round trip from Cape Town to the Garden Route, we explored the heartland of South Africa along Cape Route 62, with its vast mountain ranges and pretty historic farming communities

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Cooling off in the sea!

England - a thrilling weekend in Northumberland

by sbritt

Destination: Holy Island

The combination of an exciting horse ride on the unspoilt beach of Holy Island, a cosy B&B and an excellent night out proved to be a fabulous introduction to the north east of England

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Alton castle

Budget breaks at Alton Towers, Staffordshire, in winter

Destination: Alton

The theme park might be closed, but there's still fun to be had at England's Alton Towers Theme Park during winter - without breaking the bank

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Arenal Lake and volcano

Cloud forests and volcanoes in Costa Rica

Destination: Costa Rica

Canopy walking in pristine cloud forests, kayaking on river rapids and bathing in hot thermal pools as red lava fills the night sky make a trip to Costa Rica an unforgettable experience

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Kick back and kitesurf in Essaouira

Destination: Essaouira

Head to Essaouira, on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, for some laidback beach life and the chance to feel the wind in your sails as you learn the art of kitesurfing

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Tanque Verde Ranch

Arizona: tempting Tucson

Destination: Tucson

Looking for heat and then some? Head off to Tucson in southern Arizona; I guarantee you won’t need to take a sweater

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Tenti, and his hunting eagle

Discover Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

It's not likely to feature in the mainstream travel brochures anytime soon. Has the remote former Soviet state of Kyrgyzstan really got enough attractions to entertain an intrepid tourist?

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Room at Chateau De Le Caniere

Stunning Auvergne is France's best-kept secret

Destination: Auvergne

The unexplored French heartland of Auvergne offers Europe's most breathtaking scenery. With spa towns, medieval hamlets and history on every corner, this remarkable region is waiting to be discovered

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For some visitors, the architecture is the highlight

Marianske Lazne: where even the beer is good for you

Destination: Marianske Lazne

Bathe where Edward VII once revitalised himself, with a visit to the spa town of Marianske Lazne in the Czech Republic

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 Sandy bottoms at Saint Gilles

Luxury camping with kids in the French Vendee

Destination: Vendee

Sunshine, a swimming pool with slides, a smoking barbeque, a glass of something, and a relaxed family. What more could anyone ask of a budget summer break?

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