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A Green Tortoise bus

Travelling coast to coast on a USA road trip

Destination: New York City

Watch pink grapefruit sunrises, play the slot machines in Las Vegas and camp out under a sky filled with a thousand stars. It's all part of a rough and ready but unforgettable Green Tortoise road trip

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Nagano from the train station

Nagano, Japan: plan a visit, even if you can't stand skiing

by danstan

Destination: Nagano

Nagano to me doesn't mean skiing. To me it means crisp air, delicious food, and one of the most revered temples in Japan. Do yourself a favour and take a visit to 'The roof of Japan'

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Pickled wild grass soba at Hatsuhana

Noodles and naked northerners in Japan

Destination: Hakone-machi

It was comforting to know that I wasn’t alone. Across the valley, at the Hakone Open Air Museum in Japan, other Leeds girls were revealing their naked curves to the cool night air...

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Casa Sombra, one of the luxurious lodges on Finca Luna Nueva made from fallen wood

Getting back to nature in Costa Rica

A trip to La Fortuna is one of the highlights of a Costa Rica trip, and a chance to rejuvenate mind, body and spirit with organic farm produce, hot springs and a whopping great pina colada

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Lake Ashiko from the

Escape to the mountains: Hakone

Destination: Hakone-machi

Pirate ships, hot springs, views of Mt Fuji and sculptures await visitors to the mountain resort of Hakone. Perfect for a day trip or short break from the bustle of Tokyo

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