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Jandia Beach

Fuerteventura: surfing, swimming and sunbathing

Destination: Fuerteventura

There is a beach to suit everyone on Fuerteventura, Spain's Canary Island closest to Africa with sunshine all year round

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The big day arrives!

The Inca Trail survival guide: How to prepare, pack and cope

Destination: Peru

Thinking of trekking Peru's Inca Trail? Find out how to prepare, what to pack and how to cope - and help maximise your chances of reaching Machu Picchu alive, healthy and (hopefully) smiling!

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Hotel Puntagrande © El Hierro Tourism

El Hierro: the smallest and most remote Canary Island

Destination: Canary Islands

On the western edge of Spain's Canaries, there is nothing vaguely resembling a resort on El Hierro, an island with a rugged volcanic coast, superb diving conditions and romantic restaurants

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Livu Square

Football, Beach Cricket and Arm Wrestling in Riga

Destination: Riga

The charming city of Riga is a must have experience for anyone wanting to personalise a break to suit their own schedule and interests

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland - Giant's Causeway and Bushmills Distillery

by MelV

Destination: Bushmills

We explore Northern Ireland, from the Giant's Causeway to Bushmills Distillery. From Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge to the cosy Nook Pub. Certainly a place to visit, that's for sure!

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Willows weep at the riverside

Mr Toad and walks in Wind in the Willows country

Destination: Reading

The tranquil middle Thames is Wind in the Willows country. My guide visits sites immortalized in Kenneth Grahame's book as well as Jerome K Jerome's Three Men in a Boat

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Chemin de la Mature, Aspe valley

Ossau and Aspe: two valleys in the French Pyrenees

by zara

Destination: France

Ossau and Aspe are two easily accessible and beautiful Pyrenean valleys, which are a great introduction to the region and with much to offer the traveller

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Valparaiso view from The Yellow House

The ups and downs of Valparaíso, Chile

Destination: Valparaiso

It's described as the Jewel of the Pacific, but you will need strong shoes, a head for heights and help from an unusual means of transport – the 'ascensores' – to get up Valparaíso's 42 hills

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View into St Anton from Chalet Sophia

Snowflakes and shots in St Anton

Destination: Austrian Alps

Step over Las Vegas! The party town of St Anton is so much more than just a stunning Austrian ski resort – grab your red vodka and hit the slopes...

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The White Turf horse race takes place on the frozen St Moritz lake

Putting on the glitz in St Moritz (oh, and the ski boots)

by csenor

Destination: St. Moritz

It's home to the exclusive Cresta Run and Cartier polo matches, but there is more to St Moritz in Switzerland than posh sports, glamour and shopping. Intermediate skiers and foodies will love it

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