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Northwest India: a whirlwind tour

Destination: India

In one trip, you can take in Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur and the Taj Mahal. Be prepared for sensory overload as you explore the forts, temples and busy streets of Rajasthan and the Golden Triangle

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The approach to the Virupaksha Temple at dusk.

Hampi: a glimpse into the heart of India and its temples

by kozmik

Destination: Hampi

It is a little like Kathmandu used to be, before the tourist numbers swelled. In Hampi, southern India, a laid-back, easy-going welcome awaits travellers at what is now a World Heritage site

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Geisha at the tea party

Kyoto: a fascinating base from which to explore Japan

Destination: Kyoto

Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world but with a few tips on saving money under your belt, you can still experience all the amazing culture on offer without breaking the bank

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A romantic desert adventure in Palmyra

Destination: Palmyra

Watching the sun set over the vast ruins of Palmyra, an ancient wonder miles from anywhere, in the middle of the Syrian desert, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience

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Durbar Square is at the heart of Kathmandu

A day in Kathmandu, Nepal

Destination: Kathmandu

Chaotic but colourful and vibrant, the very name of Kathmandu conjures up images of a mystical and alluring city. Here are just some of the not-to-be missed sights in the Nepali capital

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Nagano from the train station

Nagano, Japan: plan a visit, even if you can't stand skiing

by danstan

Destination: Nagano

Nagano to me doesn't mean skiing. To me it means crisp air, delicious food, and one of the most revered temples in Japan. Do yourself a favour and take a visit to 'The roof of Japan'

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Gran Plaza, Tikal

Tikal, Guatemala - a two day trip from Belize

Destination: Tikal National Park

Venture deep into the jungle, where monkeys clamber over ruined temples, and prepare to unleash your inner Mowgli on a magical adventure into the heart of the Mayan empire

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Jerash's Colonaded Street

A Jordanian day trip to the Roman ruins of Jerash

Destination: Jerash

A day trip from Jordan's capital Amman, the well preserved ruins of the Roman city at Jerash nicely rounds off any trip to Jordan. Explore temples, arches, theatres and streets

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Palm-fringed beach to the north of Anjuna

Goa: an Indian gem

Destination: Goa

Goa's famous for its beaches - and rightly so - but this former Portuguese colony on India's west coast also has a wealth of other natural and cultural highlights that might surprise you

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Beach near Hoi An

Suited and booted in charming Hoi An

Destination: Hoi An

The Vietnamese town of Hoi An is the place to head for an abundance of sunshine, untouched beaches and tailor-made clothes to suit all tastes and desires

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