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Chateau de Rohan, Josselin

Brittany: activity breaks and great places to visit

by malabar

Destination: Josselin

Brittany is full of wonderful places. Do you want chateaux, modern history, coarse fishing, water activities, walking and cycling? Or do you want to chill out and eat well? Brittany has it all

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Gentle activity's the name of the game in the Algarve

Destination: Algarve

An easy pace, uncrowded, mostly sunny - Winter and Spring in the Algarve can be the best time for getting active- walk, cycle, play golf or simply sightsee around some lovely towns and villages.

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Hiking through the hole in Mt Torghatten

No sleep till Nordland: adrenaline Norway

Destination: Nordland

Norway’s Nordland region is an outdoor adventure lover’s dream, and has 24-hour daylight in summer. So how much can you see in a sleepless, adrenaline-fuelled weekend?

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Bungy jump, Queenstown

Queenstown: adventure capital of New Zealand

Destination: Queenstown

Queenstown is where extreme sports began. From throwing yourself out of a plane to hurtling down fast-flowing rapids, you're never going to be bored here

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A foggy day in Turin

An Italian adventure that's just the job

Destination: Turin

Cafe culture, high culture, high-end shopping and the world's most delicious pizza and chocolate. If you're looking for an unforgettable Italian mini-break, Turin luck

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Easy trekking in South Africa

Destination: Mossel Bay

Lace up a pair of boots for some rewarding walking along South Africa’s beautiful Oystercatcher Trail. Champagne and oysters included...

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Think Spain, think again: discover Deia in Majorca

Destination: Majorca

While many people only see Majorca for its sun, sea and crowds, this Balearic island does have its stylish side. Fall in love with the hidden gem that is Deia

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The citadel in Corté

Ajaccio: haute culture in Corsica

by alicia

Destination: Corsica

Its uncrowded coastline, rugged mountains and warm Mediterranean climate make Corsica one of the most popular islands in the sun. But it also has a rich cultural heritage, best explored from Ajaccio

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Yours truly dabbling feet

Beauty and the beach-the best of both in the Eastern Algarve

Destination: Tavira

One day a gurgling waterfall surrounded by luxuriant oleanders,the next an endless sweep of golden sand. Countryside and beach co-exist beautifully here and you're absolutely spoilt for choice

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Lavender and petals right through the town

An Algarve blessing at Easter

Destination: Algarve

I'm not an especially religious person but I couldn't help but feel blessed to witness the Easter celebrations at Sao Bras, a small rural town in the Algarve, just 11 miles north of Faro

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