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24 hours of family fun on a short break to San Francisco

Destination: San Francisco

Even if your time in San Francisco is seriously limited, you can still get a real flavour of this vibrant, cultural city. Here's how to cram maximum action into just one day by the bay...

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Surviving New York with 40 teenagers in tow

Destination: New York City

Taking a school trip to New York might sound like a nightmare - but with careful advance planning, it can be enjoyable, fun and educational for all. Here are my tips on how to make it work

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Jaguar Encounter, Belize Zoo

Top 5 Wildlife Encounters in Belize

Destination: Belize

From big cats to sharks, Belize has it all. Not only can you spot a huge range of wildlife, the country also offers numerous opportunities to get closer to the action than you would ever imagine.

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The view over the Camel estuary

5 Things to do in Padstow, Cornwall

Destination: Padstow

Most visitors will know Padstow for its famous resident chef Rick Stein and his myriad of eateries, but there is so much more to this charming Cornish harbour town than fruits de mare and fine wine.

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Another mountain pass, Route 62

Cape Route 62 - avoiding the Garden Route crowds

Destination: Cape Town

Setting off on a round trip from Cape Town to the Garden Route, we explored the heartland of South Africa along Cape Route 62, with its vast mountain ranges and pretty historic farming communities

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High Kicker: neon that says it all in Las Vegas

Lucky 7: an insider's guide to Vegas

Destination: Las Vegas

Las Vegas is seen by some as a monument to tack – but don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it. You might just have the time of your life, especially with my seven tips for getting the most out of Sin City

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A stunning sunset was the perfect end to our lobster safari

On a fishing safari in Sweden

Destination: Sweden

Visit Sweden’s west coast for stunning sunsets, tranquil archipelago views and a safari with a difference - and test your strength on a lobster-fishing trip

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The Scenic Skyway at Katoomba and its wonderful views of the famous Three Sisters rock formations (© Scenic World)

On a high in Australia's Blue Mountains

by Lyn.Eyb

Destination: Katoomba

On Sydney's doorstep is one of Australia's most accessible wilderness areas, the Blue Mountains - well worth heading to for a breathtaking break from the city

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Touring a vineyard

Touring South Africa's Cape Winelands - A Wine Lover's Guide

Destination: South Africa

The Cape Winelands of South Africa may just be the most enjoyable wine-touring oasis on the planet, with great hotels to stay in and plenty of other activities on offer as well as drinking wine

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Spend a weekend Bristol fashion

Destination: Bristol

A short break in Bristol gives you the chance to investigate the city's laidback style, taking in wildlife encounters, pirate walks and girlie cocktails along the way

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