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Highway 1's route through Big Sur

Cruising California’s Highway 1

Destination: California

One of the world’s most spectacular road journeys, Highway 1 hugs the Californian coastline. The stretch from San Francisco to LA makes for a great road trip, so rent a convertible and get exploring

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Camp in the Serengeti

Camping with lions and 1.4 million wildebeests

Camping in the middle of the Tanzanian Serengeti with nothing but a thin canvas between you and who-knows-what is beyond exciting

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Romeo and Juliet's balcony, Verona © www.bigfoto.com

Verona: the 10-step city guide

by cotcom

Destination: Verona

With so much to see and do in Italy, Verona is often sacrificed for Venice and Milan – but on a two-day short break, you can get to know a city that is famous for more than just Romeo and Juliet

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Cutting frozen tuna at the Tsukiji fish market

Tokyo: 10 free sights

Destination: Tokyo

A trip to Tokyo doesn't have to leave you bankrupt. Check out these 10 great free things to do in Japan's biggest city

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Saas-Fee: one of the prettiest, most snow-sure Alpine destinations

Top 10 European ski resorts for guaranteed snow

by csenor

Destination: Saas-Fee

Where do you head for a snow-sure ski break? Whether you are looking for a white Christmas early in the season, spring sunshine or summer adventure on a high-altitude glacier, here are my suggestions

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Ho Chi Min Mausoleum

Vietnam in 10 days for the Discerning Traveller

Destination: Hanoi

Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hoi An - Ho Chi Min City - Phu Quoc

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Monte Solara, Capri

Capri – The top 10 Things to Do

by tanktop

Destination: Capri

The best things to do on the island of Capri, from morning until... the next morning.

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Bay of Kotor

A different Adriatic Coast: Montenegro 101

Destination: Montenegro

Ever heard about the Adriatic Sea? Sure you did, but are you aware that there's more to it than Italy and Croatia? Montenegro also has the picture-perfect beaches, minus the crowds of tourists.

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Courchevel 1650, prettier and more affordable than its sister, 1850

Courchevel 1650, France: the ideal family ski resort

by csenor

Destination: Courchevel

With its quiet pistes, relaxed village atmosphere and English-speaking ski schools, Courchevel 1650 in the French Alps is great for beginners – but its varied terrain thrills expert skiers too

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Courchevel has wonderful tree-lined runs down to Le Jardin Alpin

Courchevel 1850, France: a truly decadent ski resort

by csenor

Destination: Courchevel

Les Trois Vallées is the world's biggest ski area and Courchevel 1850 is its richest resort. Here, Russian oligarchs and Michelin-starred restaurants are two a penny – but a beer can cost you €18

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