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Catholicism holds firm in Flores, alongside old animist beliefs, Flores

Lombok: a dragon apparent

Destination: Lombok

From man-eating Komodo dragons to Mount Kelimutu’s coloured crater lakes, a speculative sea voyage from Lombok to Flores demands a sense of humour as well as stout sea and land legs

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Interior of Hotel Plaza Colon, Granada

Nicaragua - Central America's best kept secret

Destination: Nicaragua

Nicaragua is Central America's best kept secret. It offers volcanoes, lakes, culture and beaches. It will appeal particularly to the independent traveller and to all budgets

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Arenal Lake and volcano

Cloud forests and volcanoes in Costa Rica

Destination: Costa Rica

Canopy walking in pristine cloud forests, kayaking on river rapids and bathing in hot thermal pools as red lava fills the night sky make a trip to Costa Rica an unforgettable experience

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The Asian-style gardens which sit alongside the thermal bathing pool at Terra Nostra on Sao Miguel

The Azores: crossroads of the Atlantic

Destination: Azores

On a trip to the beautiful and varied Azores, anchored firmly in mid-Atlantic, you'll find familiar and not-so-familiar cultural references everywhere

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Fire and Water Volcanoes, Guatemala

Conquering the Pacaya volcano

Destination: Antigua Guatemala

Climbing up Mesoamerica’s most active volcano at Pacaya, in Guatemala, is tough, but an experience not to be missed - especially the trip down

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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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The Greek theatre in Taormina (© Adam Batterbee)

Go with the lava flow in Sicily

Destination: Taormina

From walking up Europe's highest active volcano to people-watching on the chic streets of Taormina, Sicily has no shortage of riveting experiences

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Casa Pedro in Playa Blanca

The surprising side of Lanzarote

Destination: Playa Blanca

In the words of Cesar Manrique, the island's visionary son, Lanzarote is like an untamed, unmounted work of art – and he held it up for all to see

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