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Touring a vineyard

Touring South Africa's Cape Winelands - A Wine Lover's Guide

Destination: South Africa

The Cape Winelands of South Africa may just be the most enjoyable wine-touring oasis on the planet, with great hotels to stay in and plenty of other activities on offer as well as drinking wine

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The Scenic Skyway at Katoomba and its wonderful views of the famous Three Sisters rock formations (© Scenic World)

On a high in Australia's Blue Mountains

by Lyn.Eyb

Destination: Katoomba

On Sydney's doorstep is one of Australia's most accessible wilderness areas, the Blue Mountains - well worth heading to for a breathtaking break from the city

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Spend a weekend Bristol fashion

Destination: Bristol

A short break in Bristol gives you the chance to investigate the city's laidback style, taking in wildlife encounters, pirate walks and girlie cocktails along the way

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Faraglioni rocks, Capri (©Fototeca ENIT/ De Agostini Picture Library)

A perfect day in Capri… on the cheap

Destination: Capri

With its designer shops and fashionable bars, beautiful Capri is a favourite with the rich and famous – but a holiday there need not cost the earth. Here’s how to plan a day while saving your euros

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Kynance Cove near Lizard Point has beautiful wild flowers in spring

A walk on the wild side of Cornwall

Destination: Cornwall

Leave Newquay, Perranporth and St Ives to the crowds and head into the real Cornwall. Exploring the Lizard and Land’s End peninsulas is like turning the clock back to an earlier age of holidaymaking

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Our 4x4 overlooking part of the Adrar plateau

A taste of unknown Africa in Mauritania

Destination: Mauritania

Mauritania is the little-known jewel in west Africa’s crown - a country of exceptional and diverse natural beauty, with a rich cultural heritage to boot

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The approach to the Virupaksha Temple at dusk.

Hampi: a glimpse into the heart of India and its temples

by kozmik

Destination: Hampi

It is a little like Kathmandu used to be, before the tourist numbers swelled. In Hampi, southern India, a laid-back, easy-going welcome awaits travellers at what is now a World Heritage site

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Norway in a nutshell

by MrsV

Destination: Bergen

Travelling by train, boat and coach from Bergen, you can see some of Norway's most scenic highlights in a single day - or add stopovers along the way and explore this stunning region in more depth

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The impressive red rock landscape around Sedona

Taking a spin in Sedona

Destination: Sedona

When you want to explore the beautiful red rock country of Sedona in Arizona, there's only one way to do it in style: riding high on the back of a Hummer

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Slovenia: a day trip out of Ljubljana

Destination: Slovenia

Castles, caves, culture, great food, bewitching scenery, colourful markets… and the best hot chocolate in the world. Slovenia has everything its European neighbours have – apart from the crowds

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