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The Alps aren't just for skiing

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Destination: Slovenia

A breathtaking walking tour across the majestic Italian and Slovenian Alps is sure to leave you in peak condition. Just don't look down...

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Weird and wonderful chocolate at the Turin Chocolate Festival

Turin: the alternative Italian city break

Destination: Turin

Turin may not have the ruins of Rome or the canals of Venice, but it more than makes up for that with chocolate, mountains and The Italian Job

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The view from Mollepata on the first morning

Salkantay: the alternative Inca Trail

Destination: Cusco

If you want to avoid the Inca Trail crowds on your way to Macchu Picchu, Peru, there is a more challenging way: try hiking up and down mountains and camping in the open on the Salkantay Trail

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The stunning scenery of the Hhohho District is the highest part of Swaziland

An introduction to Swaziland

Destination: Mbabane

Nestling between South Africa and Mozambique, the small landlocked kingdom of Swaziland is often overlooked by tourists, but has a surprising amount to offer

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Just one of the breath-taking views of New Zealand from your campervan

Campervan thrills and spills in New Zealand

Destination: Te Anau

There's no better way to explore the open roads of New Zealand than by campervan. But be careful: the road to paradise doesn't always run smooth...

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From the trails you get great views down to the coast

Get off the Beach and Walk the Spanish Costas

Destination: Costa Blanca

There is life beyond the beach in Spain: leave the bustling resorts of the Costas behind, and head for the rugged hinterland, where virginal mountains and unspoiled villages await

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Front at Katelios

Kefalonia: snorkels, seafood and sexy wine

Destination: Cephalonia

Surprises and contrasts are what some of us travel for, and there are plenty of both to be had on the lovely Greek island of Kefalonia, in the Ionian Sea

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Bygdin Fjellhotel

Norway: wild and wonderful!

Destination: Oslo

Jotunheimen (which means 'home of the giants') is one of the best places in Norway for lovers of the great outdoors, with magnificent mountains and beautiful lakeside trails to explore

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View into St Anton from Chalet Sophia

Snowflakes and shots in St Anton

Destination: Austrian Alps

Step over Las Vegas! The party town of St Anton is so much more than just a stunning Austrian ski resort – grab your red vodka and hit the slopes...

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Train to Soller

Soaking up sun and scenery in Soller

Destination: Soller

If you love the smell of orange blossom and the taste of home-made ice cream, invigorating mountain walks and gentle seaside strolls, the town of Soller in Mallorca will suit you down to the ground

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