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Wet and wild: two sides of Kenya

Destination: Kenya

In Kenya, you can combine all the thrills of a tropical beach holiday (kite-surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving from a dhow) with watching lions at dawn on safari in the Masai Mara – a winning formula

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Norway: wild and wonderful!

Destination: Oslo

Jotunheimen (which means 'home of the giants') is one of the best places in Norway for lovers of the great outdoors, with magnificent mountains and beautiful lakeside trails to explore

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Our home exchange bungalow and car in Kiama

Beaches, blowholes and rainforests in Australia's Kiama

Destination: Kiama

Gushing blowholes, sandy beaches and picturesque coastal walks. Sydney's secret hideaway - Kiama, welcomes surfers and families alike.

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The Great Outdoors: British Columbia

Whales, bears and beer in British Columbia

Destination: Vancouver

Even in the city of Vancouver, Canada, there are forests and lakes on your doorstep. Take a trip to Ucluelet, Lund or the Pacific Rim National Park, and the wildlife (and the views) get better still…

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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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Thailand's Koh Samui - sun, sea and Thai Boxing!

by fran

Destination: Koh Samui

Combine learning the martial art of Thai boxing with the sights and sounds of Thailand's third largest island, Koh Samui. Relax on the beach, train, and refuel with delicious Thai food

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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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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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Northern Gran Canaria: rum, bananas and tropical forests

Destination: Gran Canaria

Away from the main resorts explore Northern Gran Canaria, a mountainous landscape of gorges, craters, traditional villages and hidden coves in the Canary Islands

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