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Rovinj

Rovinj, Istria: so much to see and do, yet very chilled out

Destination: Rovinj

The pretty coastal town of Rovinj in Istria is such a chilled out place with cycling and easy boat travel. Hotel Park is in a superb location between the old town and Punte Corrente forest park

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Devil's Marbles

Emus and euros in the Northern Territory

Take a road trip through Australia's Northern Territory, from Darwin to Alice Springs, and you'll have all sorts of weird and wonderful wildlife encounters en route

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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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Beach at La Turballe

Exploring Brittany and the Loire-Atlantique border

by malabar

Destination: Guerande

The Brittany and Loire-Atlantique border contains a delightful blend of history,chateaux,seaside and salt marshes. With car,campervan or tent you'll be well catered for. Read my guide to find out.

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La Palma Observatory

La Palma: hiking, diving and stargazing in the Canaries

Destination: La Palma

With volcanoes, mountains, forests and waterfalls, La Palma is a paradise for nature lovers in the Canary Islands

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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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Altes Rathaus Entry Crest, © Nichole Martinson

Bonn, Germany: brimming with Beethoven and bygone days

by nichole

Destination: Bonn

From Beethoven to former Bundeshauptstadt (federal capital), situated along the romantic Rhine, Bonn is the custodian and curator of musical and modern German history (play "video")

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Tortuguero welcoming committee

Toucans and tarpon in Tortuguero, Costa Rica

by rorygb

Destination: Tortuguero

Costa Rica's Caribbean coast explodes with life - from toucans in the trees to the mighty tarpon in the sea. And Tortuguero is the place to see it all

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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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From the top of the Dune du Pyla, you can see the Banc d'Arguin

France - Dune du Pyla and delicious seafood in Cap Ferret

by Giovana

Destination: Arcachon

It was difficult to climb Pyla's scorching sands, but when I arrived at the top, I had a strange feeling of peace and a 360 degree-view of blues and greens to rest my eyes on

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