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Marinelli Glacier

Cruising Patagonia: the trip of a lifetime

Destination: Patagonia

Sailing along the icy coast of southern Patagonia, taking in Cape Horn and Glacier Alley, and meeting seals, whales and penguins en route, is one of the most spectacular journeys on the planet

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Oyster and mussel platforms, Ebro Delta

A taste of Spain: sampling seafood in the Ebro Delta

As simple pleasures go, eating heaps of the freshest oysters and mussels takes some beating. Add a few glasses of chilled cava and a view of the Med for a perfect day on Spain’s east-coast Ebro Delta

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A weekend on the Norfolk Broads

by TILOS1

Destination: Wroxham

To a 'townie', the idea of travelling anywhere at 4mph is pure hell and utterly pointless – but for us, sailing our little boat on the Broads at Wroxham was a revelation… and a lesson in relaxation

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Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater - a whole new world

Destination: Penrith

The Lake District makes me feel happy purely by its very existence. Knowing that its always there, ready to transport me to its carefree alternate reality when the real world gets too much.

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All-action Cornwall

Destination: Cornwall

Cornwall is ideal for those seeking bracing fresh air and lashing of outdoor activities, from traditional sailing and surfing to more novel pursuits such as traction kiting

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Solomon’s Pillars deep in the geological Timna Park provide a spectacular natural backdrop

Israel: adventures in the Holy Land

Destination: Eilat

Glorious sunshine, tropical seas, beautiful beaches and more culture than you can poke a stick at. Welcome to Eilat and the real Israel

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Portland Head Light, one of Maine’s lighthouses (© Maine Office of Tourism)

Island adventures in Maine

Destination: Maine

Rugged and rocky: that’s Maine, with a long coastline punctuated by islands large and small. Remote and romantic, most are accessed only by ferry – making them perfect getaways this summer!

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Lipari (Vito Arcomano/©Fototeca ENIT)

Hopping round the Aeolian Islands

Destination: Aeolian Islands

Think island-hopping and you tend to think Greece - but it's just as much fun in Italy, where it's the perfect way to discover the diverse charms of the seven Aeolian Islands

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Sailing can be so much more relaxing than lazing on the beach

All at sea in Greece

Destination: Greece

Fancy more than a tan on your holiday? Try learning to sail in the Greek Islands, and combine chilling out in the sunshine with earning your skipper’s certificate

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View from Agnanti's restaurant in Glossa

All Greek to me: sailing the Sporades

Destination: Greece

A flotilla holiday is a relaxing way to sail – most of the time, anyway. Joining the fleet in Skiathos, we set a course for Loutraki, the bay of Pelagos and a hilltop restaurant high above Glossa

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