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Lamu’s idyllic beach is 12km long

Lamu: an East African beach idyll

Destination: Lamu

Authentic, laidback and not too scary for first-timers to Africa, the Kenyan island of Lamu has deserted sandy beaches, offshore reefs and a proud Swahili culture to explore

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Diving on Bandos house reef

Maldives for beginners – learning to scuba dive in paradise

Destination: Maldives

With a lifelong desire to learn to dive, I was faced with the choice of evening classes at my local swimming pool, or a course on a tropical coral reef in the Maldives, the decision was simple

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Kuredu Island

Kuredu: the most romantic island on earth?

Destination: Maldives

With its white sand beaches, tropical sea life, lagoons and romantic 'over-water' villas, Kuredu Island in the Maldives sounds ideal for a honeymoon – but how does it shape up? Ask a honeymoon couple

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