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Percheron horse grazing, Normandy

Perche: white horses and black pudding

Destination: Mortagne-au-Perche

The Perche is Normandy’s little secret. Bypassed by motorways and modernity, it is about two hours and 30 years from Paris

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Tarifa beach

Spain's best-kept secret: Tarifa

Destination: Tarifa

It’s exotic yet only a three-hour flight away, the beaches are long, and the living is easy – just try not to tell anyone else about Tarifa

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One, two, three, four…counting sheep on the round up

Counting sheep in Iceland

Destination: Reykjavik

Icelandic horses have remained unchanged since Viking times and hold a special place in the hearts of Icelanders, remaining one of the best ways of exploring the rugged landscape

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See Tunisia from a different perspective

Making tracks in Tunisia

Destination: Tunisia

Tunisia is big on sights, but most visitors head for well-known resorts such as Port El Kantaoui. A wonderfully different world awaits intrepid travellers who head for the northern hills

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Life on the open road in Ireland

Destination: Wicklow

For a back-to-basics family holiday, try taking a horse-drawn caravan around the country lanes of Ireland. This is definitely life out of the fast lane, with pints for parents and hoof picks for kids

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