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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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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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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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Stockholm from the Water

Stockholm – Cool, Clean and very Green

Destination: Stockholm

Summer in Stockholm is a breath of fresh air. This beautiful city on the water with its clean, crisp air and long summer days will leave you feeling invigorated and revitalised...

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The Colosseum at night

Stepping through the history of Republic and Empire in Rome

by stokel

Destination: Rome

The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.

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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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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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View toward Wolstonbury Hill

Marvellous Mid Sussex: Windmills and Walks around Ditchling

Destination: Ditchling

Windmills, acres of space, quirky villages, numerous country pubs and miles of public footpaths are all on offer in this often overlooked part of the country.

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Beaches on the Bay of the Somme

WAR AND PEACE - IN PICARDY

Destination: Amiens

New this year, 'Phantoms and Nightmares' exhibitions give further insight into WW1 - and Bay of the Somme has been recognised as one of the most beautiful in the world.

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Dragon tree

La Palma: beauty and tranquillity in the Canary Islands

by Harry B

Destination: La Palma

A quiet, relaxed lifestyle in a pleasant climate, on a small island with stunning scenery and friendly people. If this sounds appealing, La Palma might be just the place for you

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