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The Cathedral Close

Exeter: history, shopping and eating

Destination: Exeter

Exeter, the historic capital city of Devon, has so much going for it that any visitor would be hard pressed to exhaust all the options during a weekend, or even a week. Read on for my recommendations

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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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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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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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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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The resident otter at tobermory harbour.

The Isle of Mull - eagles, otters, dolphins and porpoise!

by sbritt

Destination: Isle of Mull

The Hebrides, Scotland - famous for its picture postcard scenery and an abundance of wildlife, Mull provides an excellent island escape

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Looking down Lauterbrunnen Valley

Ski-less in Wengen and Murren, Switzerland

Destination: Wengen

High up in the Bernese Oberland lie the villages of Wengen and Murren, long time favourites of British skiers. Even if you don't ski, this snowy paradise is well worth a visit

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Mountain villages on Santo Antao Island

Exploring Cape Verde and meeting the Sheriff of Nottingham

Destination: Sal

Island-hopping and trekking in the Cape Verde Islands: a funky fusion of African hospitality, Latin American music, Caribbean-style beaches and Portuguese heritage

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Lighthouse at Morro Jable

Glorious beaches, camels and nudity at Jandia, Fuerteventura

Destination: Jandia Peninsula

Whether you’re looking for a romantic couple holiday, family break, or fancy getting an all over tan, then Jandia is the perfect Fuerteventura destination

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Diving at Stingay City

Grand Cayman: reefs and wrecks

by cayteye

Destination: Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman is well known for diving with its spectacular walls and eerie wrecks but now there is even more reason to visit, as the USS Kittiwake has been sunk there, creating an artificial reef

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