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We made it! (The bronze bust of Cuban revolutionary hero José Martí was hauled to the summit by Castro's lover/ bodyguard Celia Sanchez in 1952)

Cuba: conquer Pico Turquino, the country's highest peak!

Destination: Cuba

Wanna do something challenging in Cuba? Fancy following the footsteps of Castro and co? I don't mean start a revolution - I mean trek through the jungle to the summit of Pico Turquino! Here's how...

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Peaks to scale and views to behold (© Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Innovation Norway)

Low-cost skiing in Norway

Destination: Norway

Norway’s national parks form arguably the world’s best and most reliable skiing area, where cross-country skiers can go cabin-hopping in comfort and style

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View of Caletilla beach from Balcon

Nerja: the Costa del Sol's hidden gem

Destination: Nerja

Whether you're looking for a bit of culture with your sun and sand, a base for family days out or just fancy sampling some Spanish food, Nerja's the place to go

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Emerald Lakes and Red Crater

Otherworldly walking on New Zealand's Tongariro Crossing

Often hailed as the world’s best one-day walk, the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand goes through positively Martian scenery, with active volcanic vents and multi-coloured lakes en route

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Boot full of garlic

On the road in Cuba

Destination: Pinar del Rio

Forget Varadero's all-inclusive resorts - for a taste of the real Cuba, head west to Havana's backyard, the province of Pinar del Rio

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Hitting the cycle trails in Wales

When it comes to mountain biking, the tracks and trails that run through Wales are more than a match for the best

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The bikes parked up outside Podebrady’s impressive chateau

Cycling in the Czech Republic

Destination: Bohemia

The Czech Republic might not be the obvious first choice when it comes to a cycling holiday, but the countryside round Prague is beautiful, friendly and full of well-marked trails

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The Tree of Idleness, Bellapais

Lazy daze in northern Cyprus

Destination: Kyrenia

Unspoilt Bellapais in northern Cyprus has the perfect solution for anyone too wound up to chill out

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The view of Kaesong city from DMZ

Day tripping to North Korea

Destination: North Korea

Possibly one of the most difficult countries in the world to visit, North Korea is slowly opening its doors to tourists

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Carnival time © Grenada Tourism

Peter de Savary's Grenada

Destination: Grenada

My guide to the Caribbean spice island of Grenada: the best places to eat, drink, stay, shop and sail. Or just relax on a hammock and drink in the views

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