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Trebocchi, precarious-looking fishing huts, line the Abruzzo coast

Last man standing in Abruzzo

Destination: Abruzzo

The region of Abruzzo in Italy takes the concept of a 'power lunch' to a different level - but there are plenty of opportunities to walk it off

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Groot Constantia

South Africa - the green side of Cape Town

Destination: Cape Town

There's so much more to Cape Town than the city and the waterfront. Travel south around Table Mountain, where a green and pleasant land of nature reserves, forests and vineyards awaits you

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Mendoza panorama from Catena Zapata winery

Mendoza: Malbec and more

Destination: Mendoza

The heart of Argentina's wine industry lies in the spectacular high-altitude desert of Mendoza, which is home to its finest wineries

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Plaza Risorgimento, Alba

Truffles and other delights of the Italian Piemonte

Destination: Alba

Would you buy a much sniffed at truffle? Well no, nor would I, but many flock to the Piemonte each autumn to do just that. But truffles aren't the only gourmet delight this beautiful area has to offer

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Peppers Martinborough Hotel

Martinborough: where small is beautiful

Destination: Martinborough

The tiny New Zealand town of Martinborough is a great place to spend a few days eating and drinking

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Mask for Kurent festival

Discover Slovenia's wine region

by cbaird

Destination: Ptuj

Eastern Slovenia is strangely ignored by many, so be one of the few to enjoy the charms of the country's oldest town and take a bike trip on the gorgeous wine road

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Fornalutx, Mallorca

Five island ports of the Mediterranean

Destination: Corsica

Whether your destination is Sicily or Sardinia, Majorca or Corsica, it's really exciting to arrive by boat. If, like me, you don't own an ocean going yacht, take a ferry; they operate all over the med

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Kawarau Gorge with the spillway visible

Wakitipu wanders: the natural side of Queenstown

by JA9830

Destination: Queenstown

Away from the bright lights and tacky trinkets, it is still possible to experience the lakes, bush and mountains that were the original draw for visitors to the area.

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