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The magnificent Torres (towers) del Paine just as the sun begins to set behind the mountain

Trekking in Torres del Paine

Destination: Torres del Paine

Deep in the heart of Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Paine is worth the trek to get there, with breathtaking glaciers, surreal lakes and spectacular mountains

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View over Luang Prabang from Phousi hill

Laos' Luang Prabang: the world's most relaxing destination

Destination: Luang Prabang

With its many ancient monasteries, riverside restaurants and mountain views, the World Heritage city of Luang Prabang is gaining a reputation as a centre for languid luxury

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View at Coumeenole North

Twenty four hours on the Dingle Peninsula

Destination: Dingle Peninsula

Take an off-season tour around the Dingle Peninsula and discover deserted beaches, snow-capped mountains and friendly pubs without the crowds

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Dolly watching the Thunderhead ride set off

Dolly Parton's Tennessee

Destination: Tennessee

The Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee are part of my DNA and, despite the glamour, I'm a country girl at heart. Journey with me and explore the best of what to see and do in east Tennessee

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Taking a well-earned break on the Viel dal Pan walk

The mighty Italian Dolomites

Destination: Corvara in Badia

The mountains of the Dolomites, in northern Italy, aren’t just for ski season. Once the snow melts, there’s a whole new landscape to explore

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Steep climbing, with iron spikes and metal rungs for extra holds

Iron ways through the Italian Dolomites

Destination: Dolomites

On a via ferrata in the Italian Dolomites, one of the most spectacular ranges on Earth, you have the safety of steel cables for protection and no need for masses of specialist climbing gear

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The Fiat family’s favoured ketch on the Sardinian coast of Dorgali

Going doolally over Dorgali

Destination: Cala Gonone

City breaks are so last season - this year it’s all about the sea. Revive yourself with a long weekend on the sun-soaked shores of Dorgali in Sardinia

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There's more to Transylvania than Dracula

Destination: Sibiu

The remote Romanian region of Transylvania is forever associated with vampires and spooky castles - but those who visit find an authentic charm that's all but disappeared elsewhere in Europe

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Stunning walks in Murcia’s Sierra Espuña

Destination: Murcia

The peaks are high and the isolation splendid in one of Spain’s lesser-known walking destinations, the scenic Sierra Espuña in Murcia

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Getting the ground oven ready - anyone for tea!

See, taste, experience real Peru

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Destination: Huaraz

If you want to experience real Peru, see the culture and be amazed at this vast mountainous country, head north to Huaraz and trek the Huayhuash region

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