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The Buddha overlooks the pool at Parkschlößchen, © Nichole Martinson

A Touch of India in Germany's Moselle Valley

by nichole

Destination: Traben-Trarbach

East and West meet in Germany's tranquil Moselle River Valley, offering rest, relaxation and an unexpected taste of India at the Parkschlößchen Ayurvedic Spa

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Some of the ceramic art from Ardmore

South Africa - a Natal Midlands Meander

Destination: Midlands Meander

South Africa’s Natal Midlands region is bursting with unique places to visit and is well worth devoting a couple of days of exploration to

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Mountain Flowers

La Seu d'Urgell, Catalonia: a walking holiday in Spain

Destination: La Seu d'Urgell

The Spanish Pyrenees are a walker's paradise during the summer months and La Seu d'Urgell is a perfect base offering spectacular views, an abundance of wild flowers and crystal clear rivers and lakes

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Maspalomas Dunes

Maspalomas: a nature reserve with a resort attached

Destination: Maspalomas

One of the best beach destinations in the Canary Islands, the sun shines almost every day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

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Swindon Outlet Shopping Centre

England - Swindon: a surprisingly interesting place

Destination: Swindon

Swindon, in Wiltshire, is famous for railways and Honda cars but must have more going for it - it has just been officially twinned with Walt Disney World in Florida

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Jamaican paradise Half Moon Beach

Montego Bay, Jamaica, for a stylish winter break

Destination: Montego Bay

Travel east from Montego Bay and you will discover a number of exclusive resorts hugging the coastline. Keen to get a taste of Jamaica, I sampled two of them to find out what they had to offer

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A Hot Weekend in Iceland

Destination: Iceland

A frequent visitor reveals it's hotspots and shares a naked encounter with the country’s biggest export

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Rafting - Ganges

Action in northern India

Destination: India

If you’re looking for the ultimate adrenaline buzz, you might just find it on the waters of the Ganges in northern India

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My wife and I with children and staff during our visit to the local school.

Relax in Mombasa before, or after, your safari adventure

Destination: Mombasa

Just an hour's flight from Nairobi you can relax at a Diani Beach luxury hotel overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean. However, look below the surface and things are not quite what they seem.

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Pantelleria: Italy tasting like Africa

Destination: Pantelleria

This volcanic island off Sicily boasts remote rocky beaches, thermal spas, vineyards and a cuisine that blends Italian and North African flavours. Here is a guide to local dishes and where to eat them

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